Appeared in 28 matches this season, with 20 starts... She served as one of the leading defenses in the front row for the Cougars... Finished with the second-best hitting percentage on the team with a .218... Recorded a career high .647 against Rutgers (Sept. 27) with 12 kills... Had a career best 15 kills against SFA during the TCU Nike/Molten Invitational... Recorded 50.0 total blocks (6-44) in just 85 sets played... Named to the American Athletic Conference Preseason Team for the inaugural season.
Played an instrumental role as a true freshman...Appeared in all 28 matches, making 26 starts...Finished fourth-best on the team in kills (144) and kills/set (1.45)...Tallied a .241 attacking percentage and 88 total blocks for second-best on the squad...Had a season-best 11 kills in a win over Rice (Oct. 26)...Hit over .300 in 12 matches, including a .500 effort on 10 kills in a win over Marshall (Oct. 14)...Recorded a season-high seven block assists three times, last coming at SMU (Nov. 9)... Added 19 digs and four service aces...Led all league freshmen in hitting percentage (.240) and blocks/set (1.07) in C-USA-only games...Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team
Two-year letterwinner...Helped her 2011 squad to a District Championship, Regional Quarterfinals and to an Area Championship...Played an integral role in the 2010 team's Bi-District Championship... Academic All-District honoree...First Team All-District...Offensive Team MVP...Played in the Junior Olympics three times...Also participated in basketball and high jump...Member of FCA...Volunteered for the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness and Race for the Cure events.
Daughter of Roxanne and Dana Howard...Born January 3, 1994 in Round Rock, Texas...Has two older sisters, Elisabeth and Erin...Major is undecided.