Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University Athletic Department
1 University Drive, UPO 793 Campbellsville, KY 42718
NAIA Kentucky Midwest
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Alex Adams

Alex Adams was named the women's soccer head coach in the spring of 2019 after working for eight seasons as the men's soccer assistant coach. Coach Adams takes over the program for Daniel Branley.


He joined the Tiger soccer coaching staff in 2011 after completing his eligibility in the fall of 2010. A native of Georgetown, Ind., Adams was a four-year starter for the Tigers and served the final three seasons as a team captain.


During his time with the Tigers, he helped lead Campbellsville to its three best seasons in program history. In 2014, the Tigers went 17-7 and finished fourth in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Tournament. In 2015, Adams helped lead the Tigers to their first-ever Mid-South Conference regular season championship and NAIA Championship victory. The Tigers advanced to the National Championship final site in Delray Beach, Fla. after defeating West Virginia Tech.


In 2016, Adams was a part of the best season in program history. The Tigers won the MSC regular season and tournament title en route to breaking the NAIA's longest unbeaten streak at 36 games (31-0-5). CU was upset in the NAIA Opening Round and competed in the NCCAA Championship.


During his playing days, Adams was a three-time selection to the Mid-South Conference All-Conference Second Team. As a senior in 2010, he led CU to a 19-6 record and fifth-place in the NCCAA.


Adams was a three-time recipient of the Campbellsville University Champion of Character Award, presented to one player from each CU sports program annually. He was named the Mid-South Conference Champion of Character in 2010. He was a MSC Academic All-Conference selection in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was an NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2010.


He graduated in May 2011 with a degree in business administration and then earned his MBA at Campbellsville University. He was married in the summer of 2015 to the former Chelsea Miller.

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Alex Higdon

Higdon worked with the CU goalkeepers in the 2018 season as the combination of Owen Stott and Luis Ramirez combined to go 11-7 with 64 saves, seven shutouts, 1.47 goals allowed per game, and a .681 save percentage. Stott was the primary starter for most of the season with 18 games played and 15 starts to play in all seven of the shutouts recorded by the Tigers in the 2018 season.


As a player, Higdon was a midfielder where is played in 75 games with 48 starts with his career-high in starts coming in his senior season of 2016 when he started in all 19 contests he appeared in. He finished his playing career with 14 points scored, three goals and eight assists, with his career high coming in 2014 where he scored two goals and tallied four assists.


In the 2016 season, with Higdon being one of the team captains, the Tigers ranked as high as No. 6 in the NAIA Coaches' Poll. CU also won the 2015 and 2016 Mid-South Conference regular season title and the 2016 MSC Tournament Championship – which was the first in school history.


From the 2015 to 2016 season, Higdon helped lead CU to a 36-match unbeaten streak and in 2015 the Tigers advanced to the NAIA Tournament for the first time in Daytona Beach, Florida.


Individually, Higdon was a 2016 NSCAA All-American and earned All-Conference honors in 2015 and 2016.

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Jack Fairbrother

Jack Fairbrother will be entering his second season as the Campbellsville women's soccer Graduate Assistant in the 2019 season after coming from Bryan University with former head coach Daniel Branley in 2018. Fairbrother will assume the same role under Alex Adams as the former CU men's assistant coach takes of the reigns of the women's program.


His work with the Lady Tigers includes assisting with planning and execute their training sessions, analyzing game video to help the team's improvement and scout opponents, and helping with recruitment efforts.

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