Notre Dame's Loftus Sports Center hosts the 23rd Annual Meyo Invitational
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT: Concluded stellar Irish career with three BIG EAST titles ... won the 800m at the outdoor championships and ran a leg of the indoor and outdoor 4x800m relay teams ... also placed second in the 800m at the indoor championships ... ran the 800m at the NCAA Division I Championship Prelims in 1:48.24 ... recorded a time of 3:48.66 in the 1,500 and finished fourth overall at the Border Battle ... won heat and finished second overall in 1:19.91 in the 600m at the Indiana University Relays ... ran the 500m dash at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... placed first overall in the 1,000m run at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... finished fourth overall in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational ... member of the third place 4,000m distance medley at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational ... earned a monogram.
AS A SENIOR:All-American in the 800 (1:49.48) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... champion in the 800 at the Notre Dame Invitational and stopped the clock in 1:50.57... 600 (1:19.70) champion at the Indiana Relays ... recorded indoor personal-best in the 800 (1:48.60) at the Meyo Invitational ... earned first place in the open 800 (1:51.24) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... 800 champion at the Arizona State Invitational in 1:49.52, an outdoor personal-best ... opened the season with a second-place finish in the 1,000, stopping the clock in 2:28.24 at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... third leg of the second-place 4x400 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... finished second in the 4x400, clocking 3:16.46 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed third in the 4x400 (3:16.82) at the Indiana Relays ... raced the 500 in 1:04.12 at the Meyo Invitational ... competed in the 500 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, clocking 1:04.37, and the distance medley (9:40.30) ... ran the 800 in 1:48.85 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... secured seventh place in the 800 (1:49.48) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... clocked 3:1 9.79 in the 4x400 relay at the Arizona State Invitational ... went 1:50.94 in the 800 and 3:21.22 in the 4x400 at the Border Battle ... finished second at the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational in the 800 with a 1:50.64... ran the 800 with a 1:50.66 at the Mount SAC Relays ... finished the 4x800 relay at the Drake Relays in 7:21.43 ... finished third overall in the 800 with a 1:50.70 and second in the 4x800 relay anchor (7:27.63) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... ended the season racing in the 800 (1:48.87) at the NCAA Regionals.
AS A JUNIOR: Finished the season with a fifth-place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 800 with a 1:50.19 in the preliminaries and 1:51.83 in the finals ... had a second-place finish in the 800 with a 1:50.03 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships where he finished fifth in the 800 with a 1:53.72 in the preliminaries and 1:51.83 in the finals ... finished first in the 600 with a 1:20.33 at the Indiana Relays ... ran the 800 in 1:50.84 for third place at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished third in the 500 in 1:05.30 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the 1,000 in 2:29.32 at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
ASA SOPHOMORE: Competed in nine meets for the Irish on the year ... raced primarily in the 800 and once in the 1,000 ... ended the season at the Hillsdale Relays racing in the 800 and finished with a 1:53.94, his best time of the season ... finished with a 1:54.10 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational ... set best time on the indoor circuit at the Alex Wilson Invitational when he finished with a 1:53.80 ... ran the 1,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational, stopping the clock at 2:30.37.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not race for the Irish during the campaign.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Competed in track, football and lacrosse for Libertyville (Ill.) ... led football team to conference, regional and state championships during junior campaign ... named team captain and MVP of track team, as well as earning all-conference, all-city and all-state honors during his senior year ... nationally ranked in track during senior season ... member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... born December 14, 1987, in Rochester, Mich. ... son of John and Patty Howard ... has one sibling, Tracey... competed in the 2011-2012 season as a graduate student at Notre Dame.
HOWARD'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|500m (BIG EAST Championships)||1:04.43|
|600m (Indiana Relays)||1:20.33|
|800m (Meyo Invitational)||1:48.60|
|1,000m (Blue and Gold Invitational)||2:29.32|
HOWARD'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|800m (Arizona State Invitational)||1:49.52|