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Akil Howard
Akil Howard


Queens, N.Y.

High School:
Shattuck-St. Mary's

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170


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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