2012-2013: During the indoor season, Howes earned a career-high 4:58.16 mile at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet....also ran a career-best 9:56.47 3000m at the Akron Invitational...during the outdoor season, she ran a career-high 1500m 4:35.03 at the Oliver Nickoloff Invitational...she placed eighth in the 2000 steeplechase in 7:06.86 at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite...won the 3000 steeplechase at the All-Ohio Championships in a career-high 10:40.85.
2011-12: Track and Field -- Indoors, ran the mile four times with a season best time of 5:09.53 to take second place at the Akron Invite ... ran the 3K once, clocking a time of 10:18.58 at the Gladstein Invitational (7th place) ... also rank the 5K once, finishing in 21st place the MAC Indoor Championships in a time of 19:13.55. Outdoors, ran a career best 3000 steeplechase time of 10:57.54 at the All Ohio Championships (7th place) ... finished in 12th place at the Jesse Owens classic in the 1500m run, clocking a career best time 4:36.48 ... named to both the Indoor and Outdoor Academic All-MAC teams.
2010-11: Cross Country -- Ran in Miami's first two races of the year ... ran a season-best 19:39 in the season-opening Flyer 5K Challenge to finish 36th ... placed 25th and eighth on the team in 20:22 at the Miami Invitational the following week. Track and Field -- Indoors, ran the mile three times with a season-best time of 5:19.13 to place 13th at the Hoosier Hills Invitational ... clocked 2:28.66 in the 800m to finish 14th at the Ball State Quadrangular ... ran the 1000m once, crossing in 3:08.40. Outdoors, ran in just one meet, finishing 11th in the 3000m steeplechase at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in 11:50.74.
High School: Earned three varsity letters for indoor track, two for outdoor track, and two for cross country (captain senior year in all three) ... coached by Art & Linda Kranick while attending Saratoga Springs High School ... coached by Craig Davis while attending W.T. Woodson High School ... personal-best time of 5:07 in the 1600m ... ran the 3200 in a time of 11:16 ... her personal-best 5K in cross country was 18:29 ... set a school record at W.T. Woodson in the 2K steeplechase with a time of 7:28 ... ran a time of 3:04 in the 1000m ... 2008 All-American in the 4x1600 indoors ... 2008 cross country all-district, all-region, and all-state ... 2009 cross country all-district and all-region ... won district titles in the 1600m and the 1000m during the 2008-09 indoor season ... competed at the Nike Indoor and Outdoor Nationals.
Personal: Born in October of 1992 in Monterey, Calif. ... daughter of Donna and Brian Howes ... great grandfather ran track and played football at Oregon State ... part of the Miami Honors and Scholars Program and was in National Honor Society in high school ... is a dietetics major.