Fighting Irish knock off the Big Red in the NCAA semifinals.
Transferred from Colorado College after his freshman season ... played in four games with the Irish ... picked up two ground balls.
AS A SENIOR: Did not see any action during the 2010 season.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in one game ... saw time in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... picked up one ground ball against the Big Green.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in three games ... picked up one ground ball ... saw time in wins over Villanova (16-6), Bellarmine (19-7) and Quinnipiac (16-6) ... collected a ground ball against Quinnipiac.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year lacrosse letterwinner at Mercer Island High School ... earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... team captain and team MVP during his senior campaign ... his Mercer Island squad won the Washington state championship during his final three prep seasons ... the team received a national ranking in 2006 ... that was the same season that Mercer Island defeated the previous year's state champion from Oregon (Lakeridge), Maine (Cape Elizabeth) and North Carolina (Providence Day) ... team went undefeated during his sophomore and junior seasons ... lettered in football as a junior at the running back position ... son of Lois and R. Scott Howell ... has an older brother ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters ... majoring in philosophy and economics ... carries a 3.782 cumulative GPA.