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Women's Track & Field Athlete Spotlight: Aaron Howell
Last Updated: Oct. 27, 2015
At Michigan ... USTFCCCA All-America second team (2014 outdoor heptathlon) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014, 2015).
Junior (I)/Redshirt Sophomore (O)(2016) ...
Sophomore (2015) ... Outdoor ... Did not compete due to injury ... Indoor ... 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 ... Outdoor ... 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 (1.67m, 5-5.75) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed sixth in the heptathlon (5,056 points) and 13th in the open javelin (40.96m, 134-4.5) ... 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 (5.74m, 18-10) ... 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) in the high jump ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished second in the high jump (1.65m, 5-5) and fourth in the javelin (33.43m, 109-8) ... At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), finished second in the high jump (1.62m, 5-3.75), fourth in the javelin (38.09, 125-0), 12th in the 100-meter hurdles (14.86) and 13th in the long jump (5.39m, 17-8.25) ... Indoor ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March1), finished fifth overall in the pentathlon (3,908 points) and 13th in the open high jump (1.68m, 5-6) ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished second in the high jump (1.65m, 5-5) 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 (1.71m, 5-7.25) and long jump (5.64m, 18-6) ... 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, 18-5.25) and 11th in the trip jump (11.85m, 38-10.50) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished third in the high jump (1.71m, 5-7.25), third in the long jump (5.71m, 18-9) 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 (1.61m, 5-3.25) and 12th in the 200-meter dash (26.73).
Collegiate Personal Bests
H = heptathlon event
$ = pentathlon event
p = preliminary round
|60m Hurdles (I)||8.78||2-21-15|
|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)||14.59 (H)||5-16-14|
|Long Jump (O)||18-10 ft. (5.74m)||5-2-14|
|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|