Aaron Howell
Aaron  Howell


Farmington Hills, Mich.

High School:


Elig. (In/Out):


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


Wolverine Athlete Spotlight: Aaron Howell

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)
• 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 (1.67m, 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)
• 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 (1.68m, 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

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) 14.59 (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