Aaron Howell
Aaron  Howell


Farmington Hills, Mich.

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In the Spotlight: Aaron Howell

Women's Track & Field Spotlight: Aaron Howell


Hoppe, Howell, Ofili Tabbed 2016 Tri-Captains

Hoppe, Howell, Ofili Named Women's Track & Field Tri-Captains


Howell Takes First in Pentathlon at SPIRE Invite

Howell Takes First in Women's Pentathlon at SPIRE Invite


Michigan Posts Five Event Wins at Simmons-Harvey Invite

Women's Track & Field Posts Five Event Wins at Simmons-Harvey Invite


Seven Event Wins Help U-M Take Second at EMU Triangular in 2015 Opener

Women's Track & Field Takes Runner-Up at EMU Triangular in 2015 Opener

Last Updated: April 19, 2016

At Michigan
• Member of the 2016 Big Ten Championship Team
• USTFCCCA All-America second team (2014 outdoor heptathlon)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014, 2015)

Junior (I)/Redshirt Sophomore (O)(2016)

• Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the Long Beach Invitational (April 16), finishing with a time of 14.32
• Won the long jump with a new personal-best of 5.83 meters (19-1.5 ft.), and also competed in both the javelin (37.83 meters, 124-1 ft.) and 100-meter hurdles (14.23), helping U-M win the Battle of the Blues (April 2)
• Competed in three events at the Pac-12 vs Big Ten Challenge (March 25-26), finished eighth in the javelin (41.50 meters, 147-11 ft.), did not height in the high jump, and achieved a new personal-best for fifth place in the 100 meter hurdles (14.06)
• Returned from the injury she suffered during the 2015 Indoor Big Ten Championships at the Jaguar Opener (March 5), competing in the high jump (1.64 meters; 5-4 ft.) and 100 meter hurdles (14.57), placing second and third respectively.

Sophomore (2015)

• Did not compete due to injury

• Suffered a leg injury during the Big Ten Championships, causing her to miss the remainder of the 2015 season
• Set a new PR in the 60m hurdles (8.78) at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21), finishing third while also finishing third and matching her PR in the high jump (5-8 ft.; 1.73m)
• Set a personal-best mark in the pentathlon, taking first place with 4,115 points at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 14)
• Ran the 60m hurdles (9.16) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Finished third in the high jump at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31), clearing 1.70m (5-7 ft.)
• Also finished runner-up in the long jump (5.62m; 18-5.25 ft.) and triple jump (11.37m; 37-3.75 ft.)
• Set a PR by jumping 5.73m (18-9.75 ft.) to win the long jump at the EMU Triangular (Jan. 9)

Freshman (2014)
• USTFCCCA All-America second team (outdoor heptathlon)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner

• At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-14), finished 16th in the heptathlon (5,294 points) to earn All-America second team honors
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), tied for 36th in the high jump (1.67 meters, 5-5.75 ft.)
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed sixth in the heptathlon (5,056 points) and 13th in the open javelin (40.96 meters, 134-4.5 ft.)
• At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), took seventh in the 100-meter hurdles (14.84)
• At the UC Irvine Steve Scott Invitational (May 2-3), placed 23rd in the 100-meter hurdles (14.77), 33rd in the 200-meter dash (26.52) and sixth in the long jump (5.74 meters, 18-10 ft.)
• Won the Invite A heptathlon at the CA Invitational Multi Events (April 16-17), tallying 5,416 points -- won the javelin and shot put, and a cleared a height of 1.75 meters (5-8.75 ft.) in the high jump
• At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished second in the high jump (1.65 meters, 5-5 ft.) and fourth in the javelin (33.43 meters, 109-8 ft.)
• At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), finished second in the high jump (1.62 meters, 5-3.75 ft.), fourth in the javelin (38.09 meters, 125-0 ft.), 12th in the 100-meter hurdles (14.86) and 13th in the long jump (5.39 meters, 17-8.25 ft.)

• At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished fifth overall in the pentathlon (3,908 points) and 13th in the open high jump (1.68 meters, 5-6 ft.)
• At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished second in the high jump (1.65 meters, 5-5 ft.) and third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.95)
• At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), finished second overall in the pentathlon (3,887 points), winning the 60-meter hurdles (8.79), high jump (1.71 meters, 5-7.25 ft.) and long jump (5.64 meters, 18-6 ft.)
• At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), finished 54th in the 200-meter dash (26.92), 17th in the long jump (5.62 meters, 18-5.25 ft.) and 11th in the trip jump (11.85 meters, 38-10.50 ft.)
• At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished third in the high jump (1.71 meters, 5-7.25 ft.), third in the long jump (5.71 meters, 18-9 ft.) and eighth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.97)
• At the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (Jan. 10), placed sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.02, 8.99p), fifth in the high jump (1.61 meters, 5-3.25 ft.) and 12th in the 200-meter dash (26.73)

• Graduated from Farmington High School (2013)
• Two-time OAA Scholar Athlete (2012-2013) and one-time All-State Academic in the Long Jump (2012)
• Cross Country OAA Scholar Athlete (2010-2012)
• All-American in the Heptathlon, All-State Long Jump (2012-2013) and All-State in the High Jump (2011)
• All-Area (2011-2012) and All-Oakland County (2012-2013)
• Also played Basketball (three-year letter winner) and Softball (one)
• Basketball OAA Scholar Athlete (2011-2013)
• BCAM All State (2012) and All State Defensive 1st Team (2012-2013)
• First Team OAA (2011-2012)
• All Oakland County (2013), All Area (2012-2013) and All Area Observer honoree (2011)
• Softball OAA Scholar Athlete (2010) and Rookie of the Year (2010)


H = heptathlon event
$ = pentathlon event
p = preliminary round

Event Time/Mark Date
60m Hurdles (I) 8.78 2-21-15
200m (I) 26.73 1-10-14
High Jump (I) 5-8 ft. (1.73m) 1-17/21-15
Long Jump (I) 18-9.75 ft. (5.73m) 1-9-15
Triple Jump (I) 38-10 1/2 ft. (11.85m) 2-8-14
Shot Put (I) 40-4.25 ft. (12.30m) 1-17-15
800m (I) 2:22.76 ($) 2-28-14
Pentathlon (I) 4,115 points 2-13-15
200m (O) 26.19 (H) 4-16-14
800m (O) 2:20.79 (H) 4-17-14
100m Hurdles (O) 14.06 3-25-16
Long Jump (O) 19-1.5 ft (5.83m) 4-6-16
High Jump (O) 5-8 3/4 ft. (1.75m) (H) 4-16-14
Shot Put (O) 41-7 3/4 ft. (12.69m) (H) 4-17-14
Javelin (O) 134-4 ft. (40.96m) 5-17-14
Heptathlon (O) 5,416 points 4-17-14