* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12, 2013-14).
* FSU Dean’s List (Spring 2013, Fall 2013).
Made seven appearances for the Seminoles in 2014…notched his first career hit, a single that scored two runs, in the season-opener against Niagara (2/14)…had two at-bats against Boston College (3/29) in Rhode Island…all seven appearances came off the bench.
Appeared in nine games in 2013…recorded eight pinch-hit at-bats on the season collecting two walks – one each against Jacksonville (2/20) and another against Stetson (3/20)…finished the game in right field against Duke (4/12) catching a fly ball for the final out in the ninth inning to end the game…played over the summer with the Columbia Blowfish of the Coastal Plain League – hit .261 in 19 games.
Made 15 appearances in his first season at Florida State…served as the backup catcher to Stephen McGee…registered 12 at-bats earning his first collegiate plate appearance in the series finale against Hofstra (2/19) on opening weekend…tallied two at-bats three times in games against Maine (3/4), Maryland (5/5) and at Clemson (5/14)…recorded a season-high five putouts in game one against Stanford in the Tallahassee Super Regional…made his College World Series debut against Stony Brook in an elimination game…garnered a perfect fielding percentage in 13 attempts…played summer ball in 2012 with the Sanford River Rats of the Florida Collegiate League
Played four years of baseball, three years of football and a year of basketball at Fleming Island High School…garnered first team All-County accolades in both baseball and football…named All-District in 2011 as a first team catcher…helped lead Fleming Island to two district championships in baseball, while reaching the Regional Finals in both baseball and football as a senior in 2011…earned A/B Honor Roll all four years of high school…member of the National Honor Society and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.
Son of Gene and Alethea Howard…member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Fall 2011, Fall 2012)…majoring in sport management…born December 8, 1992.