Outdoor SEC Champion, Hammer Throw (2009)
Outdoor All-SEC, Hammer Throw (2009)
All-Time Rank at Alabama:
Indoor Shot Put - 4th
Indoor 20-lb. Weight Throw - 4th
Outdoor Shot Put - 5th
Outdoor Hammer Throw - 2nd
Shot Put - 50-9 1/2
20-lb. Weight Throw - 58-9 1/2
Hammer Throw - 197-5
Did not compete due to injury.
Finished eighth in the shot put (48-3 1/4) and 12th in the weight throw (49-4 1/4) at the SEC Indoor Championships...improved the previous year's best throw by over six feet with a throw of 58-9 1/2 in the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational ranking fifth in the SEC...recorded an indoor season-best throw of 50-4 3/4 in the shot put at the LSU Twilight Invitational to rank sixth in the SEC...SEC Champion in the hammer throw (195-10) and sixth in the shot put (50-2 1/2) at the SEC Outdoor Championships...placed 18th in the hammer throw (175-9) and 27th in the shot put (47-6 1/4) at the Mideast Regional...improved the previous year's best throw by two feet with a throw of 50-9 1/2 in the shot put at the Ole Miss Invitational to rank sixth in the SEC... improved the previous year's best throw by nearly 40 feet with a throw of 197-5 in the hammer throw at the Volunteer Track Classic to rank second in the SEC...claimed multiple titles in 2009 including the hammer throw at the Ole Miss Invitational, Volunteer Track Classic and SEC Championship.
Competed in four events for Alabama, two indoor and three outdoor...led the team in the shot put and 20-lb. weight throw indoors...recorded a personal-best throw of 48-9 1/2 in the shot put at the SEC Indoor Championships to place seventh...threw the 20-lb. weight 54-4 at the Tyson Invitational...recorded a ninth place finish in the 20-lb. weight throw at the SEC Indoor Championships...was Alabama's leading shot put thrower during the outdoor season...threw the discus 122-0 at the Stanford University Invitational...posted a throw of 158-2 in the hammer throw at the Vanderbilt Invitational...finished in fifth place in the shot put at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 48-3 1/2...her throw of 48-9 1/2 in the shot put was the eighth farthest in the SEC indoors...her throw of 48-3 1/2 in the shot put was the seventh farthest in the SEC outdoors.
Prep and Personal
Helped lead St. Paul's to two consecutive indoor State Championships and two consecutive outdoor State Championships...team went undefeated in 2007...2006 State Champion in the discus and Runner-up in the shot put...2007 State Champion in the discus and shot put...school record holder in the shot put and discus...named to the All-County team...named Female Athlete of the Year at St. Paul's...took part in the 2004 Junior Olympics in the 4x100m relay...earned a first place finish in three events at the Sports Festival from 2003-2005...named Junior Class President...also competed in volleyball...Parents: Andrew and Angela Howard...Sibling: Andrew...Birthday: January 17, 1989...Majoring in Communication Studies.