Cosima Beatrice Higham ... co-captain ... physically strong player ... extremely solid rebounder ... sets solid screens ... possesses good hands ... can use either hand in the post ... finishes strong in traffic ... more athletic than most forwards she will face ... can beat other posts down the floor and get easy points in transition ... part of Bucknell's 2007-08 recruiting class that was ranked 41st in the nation by Blue Star Basketball ... ranked as the 85th-best member of the Class of 2007, and the 27th-best forward, by Scout.com.
2009-10: Saw action in 26 games, missing two due to a foot injury ... second on team in blocked shots at 1.1 per game ... ranks eighth at Bucknell in career blocks (75) ... posted season's best performance at Cornell, recording 21 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks ... six blocks was a career high and ranks tied for sixth at Bucknell for most rejections in a single game ... also recorded double-doubles against Penn State (11 pts.-11 reb.) and Lafayette (23 pts.-11 reb.) ... shot 11-for-12 (.917) from the free throw line at Lafayette, giving her career highs in free throws made and attempted and total points ... shot just 17-for-34 (.500) from the line in the 21 games prior ... opened season with three consecutive double-figure scoring performances ... averaged 12.5 points and 8.5 rebounds at season-opening Iona Tip-off Tournament, earning a selection to the all-tournament squad ... grabbed season-best 16 rebounds versus Holy Cross ... followed with 11 boards vs. Lafayette and 13 versus Colgate ... averaged 13.3 rebounds over that three-game stretch ... ranked third in Patriot League play in total rebounds (7.0 rpg) and offensive rebounds (2.8) ... also ranked fifth in blocked shots (1.1 bpg), sixth in defensive rebounds (4.2) and 22nd in scoring (8.2) ... led the team in scoring in six games and in rebounding 13 times ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2008-09: Played in all 28 games, earning her first career start versus Drexel ... drew 16 starting assignments on the season, including each of the final 11 games ... led the Bison in rebounding with 7.9 boards per game ... also led the team in blocked shots with 1.3 per game ... is tied with Hall of Famer Lynne Walshaw for second at Bucknell for single-season field goal percentage at .525 through all games ... tied for seventh at Bucknell on the single-season blocks list with 36 ... finished season five career blocked shots shy of tying for 10th all-time ... finished the season ranked 19th in scoring (9.0 ppg) in Patriot League play ... second in league play in total rebounds (7.5), offensive rebounds (3.0) and field goal percentage (.516) ... also ranked in the top 10 in the Patriot League in defensive rebounds, finishing sixth with 4.5 boards per game ... scored a season-high 17 points in the league opener versus Navy ... also posted a career-high in rebounds against the Midshipmen two months later with 19 boards in the Patriot League Quarterfinals ... 19 boards vs. Navy is tied for second by a Bison in the Patriot League Tournament ... recorded first six of her career double-doubles ... started and ended the year with double-doubles, getting 12 points and 13 rebounds at George Mason and 13 points and 19 rebounds against Navy ... added a season-best five blocks to a 16-point, 14-rebound performance at Fordham ... had 12 double-figure scoring games tying with Joyce Novacek for the most of any returning player ... fourth on the team in scoring with 8.7 ppg .. averaged 9.9 points and 1.8 blocks when coming off the bench, compared to 7.8 points and 0.9 blocks when starting ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.
2007-08: Played her best game of the season in the Patriot League Championship at Holy Cross ... earned season highs in points (10), blocks (3) and steals (3) ... twice held the Bison game-high in rebounding ... recorded a then-career-high 12 rebounds with six offensive and six defensive boards at Lafayette ... had more offensive rebounds (41) than defensive (38) ... averaged 2.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game for the season ... totaled 11 steals, 11 blocks and six assists in 22 games ... shot 48 percent from the field (24-for-50).
High School/Personal: Participated in basketball, volleyball and track at Poly Prep Country Day School ... helped basketball team to four Ivy League basketball titles as well as four New York State Athletic Association of Independent Schools Athletic League championships ... three-time All-Ivy League selection ... nominated for McDonald's All-America Girl's Team ... awarded Poly Prep's Princeton Cup in 2005 as the school's outstanding female athlete ... three-year starter in volleyball ... named Second Team All-Ivy twice ... earned 2004 NYSAISAA bronze medal in discus ... also picked up New York Ivy League silver medal in discus ... three-time winner of Bearns Public Speaking Award ... 2004 finalist in the Foreign Language Department Poetry Recitation ... dual citizen of United States and Australia ... major is art history ... daughter of Toni-Leslie James and David Higham ... born May 10, 1989.