John Howard
John Howard
Height: 5-6
Weight: 135
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: John F. Kennedy

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08: Placed 32nd in the San Francisco Invitational on 9/1 in his Bronco's CC debut with a time of 27:48 in the 8k ... Placed 224th in the Stanford Invitational with a time of 27:09 in the 8k on 9/29 ...

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Did not participate in cross country, but was on the track team ... WCC Challenge Cup 2/24: Finished 10th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:33.18 ... Aggie Track & Field Open 3/10: Finished 18th in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:31.26 ... Hornet Invitational 3/24: Finished 43rd in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:24.00 ... Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/7: Finished 36th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09.59. Finished 29th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:23.09 ... Woody Wilson Open 4/14: Finished 18th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:19.08 ... Steve Scott Invitational 4/28: Finished the 1 mile with a time of 4:37.88 ... Sacramento State Open 5/4: Finished 23rd in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:10.81, finished 21st in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:21.88.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento, Calif. ... coached by Tim Miller as a prep ... also played soccer, wrestled, and ran track ... All-League in cross country ... sections qualifier in cross country ... sections qualifier in 4x400 in track ... two time sections qualifier in wrestling ... All-League in wrestling ... section qualifier in soccer ... a member of the National Honors Society, California Scholarship Federation, Keyclub, PACE Program, volunteer with Union Gospel Mission and Sacramento Buddhist Church.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Suzanne Howard ... has a younger brother, Jason ... enjoys running, skateboarding, snowboarding, and waveboarding ... aspires to be an orthopedic surgeon ... majoring in biology.