Year: Sophomore
City/State: Aptos, CA
High School: Little Elm HS
Major: Poli Sci International Relations


AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: With a mark of 231'3'', won second consecutive NCAA national title in javelin ... Took first place in the javelin with a toss of 202'6'' at the All-Cal Challenge ... Had the second best throw of his career at the Cal/Nevada track and field championships with a mark of 222'2'' ... Finished in 16th place at the Sun Angel Invitational in the javelin with a toss of 176'11'' ... Won his third straight CCAA Championship with a result of 220'2'' ... Also competed in the Mangrum Invitational where he took on the high jump with a leap of 6'1.25''.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Placed third in the javelin at the Triton Invitational with a toss of 210'2"... Won a second straight CCAA Championship with a throw of 208'6" in his primary event... Qualified for the 2010 NCAA Championships as the third-ranked competitor in the javelin... Won the national title with a school-record toss of 225', becoming the first Triton on the men's side to take home an individual national championship at the Division II level... Awarded one of five team athletes of the year at the end of the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: CCAA Freshman of the Year after winning the javelin event with a throw of 189’10”… NCAA qualifier in javelin after setting a program record of 201’3” in a winning effort at the Occidental Invitational… Finished 11th in the javelin at the National Championships with a throw of 195’11”… Sixth in the javelin at 193’10” during the Triton Invitational, 10th at Cal/Nevada Championships, and 13th in event during UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Little Elm High School in Little Elm, Texas... First Team All-District baseball player... Second Team All-District in basketball.


PERSONAL: Born on November 17,1989... Parents are Ralph and Cynthia Howe... Has four siblings named Allsun, Nolan, Nash and Nemo... Majoring in Political Science at Revelle College... Hobbies include reading and surfing... Pursuing a career in International Law.

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