|Hometown:||Fleming Island, FL|
|High School:||Fleming Island HS|
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12, 2013-14).
* FSU Dean’s List (Spring 2013, Fall 2013).
2014: 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.
2013: 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.
2012: 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
HIGH SCHOOL: 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.
PERSONAL: 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.