Vito Higgins, who made the move from the field to the coaching box for Gonzaga University in 2008 following an outstanding career in the nets for the Bulldogs, returns for his third season. ┬áThe native of Kailua, Hawai’i, joined head coach Einar Thorarinsson’s staff after a foot injury cut short his professional career. The Bulldogs all-time leader in saves with 305, he had signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS in the spring of 2008 following a tryout, but decided to forego his professional career when Thorarinsson offered him a spot on his staff.