Keisha Howard

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    DeSoto, Texas

    High School:
    DeSoto

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    200m, 400m, relays

    Birthdate:
    03/13/1984

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    health

    Keisha Howard

    2006
    Indoor: Earned All-America honors for the second straight season while running the opening leg on Houston's 4x400-meter relay team that finished in eighth place and set a school record with a time of 3:32. 28 at the NCAA Championships...also helped the team win the relay at the Conference USA Championships...was the Conference USA champion in the 400 meters with a time of 400 meters...had a season best time of 54.80 seconds when she won the 400 meters at the Boise State Athletes Invitational...had a seventh-place finish in the 200 meters at the C-USA Championships with a seasn-best time of 25.02 seconds.

    2005
    Indoor: Earned All-American honors as a member of Houston's 4x400-meter relay team that finished in eighth place at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:35.18...was the runner-up with a season-best time (54.63 seconds) in the 400 meters and finished sixth in the 200 meters at the Conference USA Championships...registered a season-best time (24.74 seconds) in the prelims of the 200 meters at the C-USA meet...also was the runner-up in the 400 meters at the Houston Invitational. Outdoor: won the 200 meters at California's Golden Bear Invitational with a season-best time of 23.89 seconds...won the 400 meters and finished seventh in the 200 meters at the Conference USA Championships...set a C-USA meet record in the 400-meters with a time of 52.11...had an eighth-place finish in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships...helped Houston's 4x100-meter relay team finish second at C-USA meet with a season-best time of 44.66 seconds...team finished in eighth place at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet...also helped 4x400-meter relay team finish in sixth place at the NCAA Regional meet with a season-best time of 3:34.82 after winning the event at the Golden Bear Invitational and Tom Tellez Invitational.

    2004
    Indoor: Ran season-best time of 56.14 seconds at the Razorback/Tyson Invitational in the 400 meters...sprinted a 25.40 in the preliminaries of the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the 200 meters. Outdoor: Was the runner-up in the 400 meters and finished eighth in the 200 meters at the Conference USA Championships...finished ninth in the 400 meters at the Midwest Regional Championships.

    2003
    Indoor: Finished in seventh place at the Houston Invitational with a season-best time of 25.18 seconds...had a fifth-place finish in the 400 meters at the Conference USA Championships...had a season-best time of 56.05 seconds in the 400 meters at the Houston Indoor Classic. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Regionals when she finished in fourth place in the 400 meters at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 54.40...had a season-best time of 24.77 in the 200 meters during preliminary rounds of the C-USA meet...finished in sixth place at the Houston Invitational and in 10th place at the Texas A&M All-Comers meet.

    High School
    Finished third and set a school record in the 800 meters at the Region I-5A Championships with a time 2:11.95...ran the first leg on DeSoto's 4x400-meter relay team that finished sixth at the Texas Class 5A State Championship and won the Region 1-5A championship in 3:52.26...won the 800 meters at the District 8-5A Championships...helped set another school record in the 4x200-meter relay...ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the USATF Junior Olympics at Nebraska.

    Personal
    Major is health...born on May 13, 1984 in Maywood, Ill...daughter of Kimberly Williams and Keith Howard of DeSoto.

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