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Akil Howard
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Akil Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Queens, N.Y.

High School:
Shattuck-St. Mary's

Last College:
Buffalo

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
D


12/01/2013

Nittany Lions' Season Ends at 7th-Seeded New Mexico, 2-0

Penn State falls in its first Sweet 16 appearance since 2010 as Wolverton makes seven saves

11/29/2013

Lions Tangle With 7th-Seeded Lobos on Sunday

Penn State meets New Mexico for second time in program history with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line

11/23/2013

No. 16 Lions Face No. 15 UCSB in NCAA Second Round

Penn State meets UC Santa Barbara for first time in program history with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line

11/06/2013

No. 11 Nittany Lions Fall at No. 9 Akron, 2-1

Maloney tallies first collegiate goal, Wolverton saves nine shots

10/27/2013

No. 13 Lions Capture Big Ten Title Behind Tyler's Brace

Jordan Tyler scores game-tying and game-winning goals in 2-1 victory over No. 19 Northwestern

10/27/2013

Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13

Men's Soccer Captures the Big Ten Title against Northwestern 10/27/13


2013 (Senior): Part of defense's 275 minute shutout streak over four matches in September.

2012 (Junior): Appeared in 14 games, making one start ... Totaled three points and six shots in 290 minutes ... Notched an assist at Georgetown ... Scored lone goal of season in 1-1 draw at Michigan.

2009 (Freshman - Buffalo): In 2009, Howard attended the University of Buffalo, earning the honor of Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a freshman...Played in 17 games, starting 15...Tallied one assist.

High School/Club/ODP: A native of Queens, N.Y., Howard spent 2011 enrolled at Richmond, the American International University, in London, taking part in a program that combines study in the field of international business and sports with a chance for athletes to compete against premier talent ... Played internationally with the St. Vincent & the Grenadines National Team at the U-20 level in 2008 and 2010 and was involved with the U-23 program ... Started all four years at Shattuck-St. Mary's high school in Faribault, Minn. ... Named 2008-09 Newcomer of the Year, winning the US Youth Nationals in 2008.

Personal: Full name is Akil CorNeil Howard ... Born on June 17, 1991 ... Son of Neil and Carine Howard ... Has one brother, Kareem, and two sisters, Mariah and Melba ... Majoring in psychology.

Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2009* 17-15 0 1 1 0 4
2012 14-1 1 1 3 0 6
TOTALS 31-16 1 2 4 0 10
*Stats from Buffalo
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