New Mexico 9, Stanford 5 - 2010 NCAA Baseball Regional - Fullerton, Calif. (Daniel Archuleta, photographer)
Photo gallery of Lobo baseball team trip to NCAA Regional
Junior 2009:Appeared in 49 games, starting 41, serving primarily as a designated hitter but made 13 starts at first base to finish the season after an injury to third baseman Dane Hamilton moved primary first baseman Kevin Atkinson to the hot corner...posted a .309 batting average with 16 doubles, six homers and 41 RBI...notched 13 games with multiple hits including five with three...collected a season-high five RBI on Feb. 28 against Northern Colorado going 2-for-4 with a triple and homer...had four games with four RBI...belted two home runs and scored a season-high five runs on May 15 at Air Force...collected one of four Lobo hits and scored the only Lobo run of the game on May 21 against BYU in the Mountain West Conference Tournament...had three hits and an RBI in five plate appearances against then-ranked No. 3 Texas A&M on March 17.
Navarro College (2007 & 2008):2008 Texas Eastern Athletic Conference Champions...2008 NJCAA All-Region XIV Team...batted .395 in 53 games with 70 hits, 16 doubles, three triples, three home runs, 53 RBI and 21 stolen bases.
High School:Attended Ennis High School in Ennis, Texas...named offensive MVP and all-state in 2006 as a senior...collected first team all-district honors in 2005...named Sophomore of the Year in 2004 and Newcomer of the Year in 2003.
Personal:Born August 28, 1987 in Dallas, Texas...parents are Ricky Howard and Vickie Barney...has an older sister, Heather...favorite athlete is Texas Rangers first baseman Chris Davis...favorite food is chili dogs...favorite move is Happy Gilmore...major is University Studies