2006: Morgan Howard started all 59 games...finished second on the team with 19 stolen bases...stole two bases versus Syracuse...recorded 38 hits and three RBIs on the season...posted a .952 fielding percentage from center field...named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2005: Morgan Howard started all 52 games in her sophomore season...recorded the team's second-best batting average (.282) in 149 at-bats...scored 18 runs and recorded three RBIs on the season...was third on the squad with both 42 hits and seven stolen bases...named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2004: Howard played in 47 games for the Panthers as a freshman and made 33 starts in the outfield...scored 19 runs to tie for fourth on the squad and was second in stolen bases with 10 in 14 attempts...was walked a school-record four times in a win over Cleveland State (March 5)...had two steals against Columbia on March 28 and went 2-for-3 at the plate, matching a season high for hits...a Big East Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL: Howard led North Allegheny High School to the 2002 section, WPIAL, and Pennsylvania state championships and the 2003 section and WPIAL titles...a two-time first team all-section selection...batted .307 as a senior for the Tigers...a member of the Pittsburgh Spirit and Pittsburgh Patriots traveling teams...an all-around athlete, Howard was a first-team forward for the North Allegheny field hockey team...a National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 17, 1984...daughter of Bob and Cathy Howard...has one sister, Amanda...an english major.
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