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16 Michael Howard
Michael  Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Collegiate School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
Defense

01/10/2017

Three Cavaliers Earn IL Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-America Honors

Howard, Scales and Williams recognized by Inside Lacrosse

05/28/2016

Cavaliers Place Two on the USILA All-America Team

Howard and Williams earn first career honors

04/27/2016

Howard Named to the Men’s Lacrosse All-ACC Squad

Long-stick midfielder earns first-career All-ACC nod

01/22/2016

Coholan Highlights UVA's 2016 MLL Draft Picks

UVA has had at least one first round selection in each of the past eight drafts

09/18/2015

Starsia Announces 2015 Team Awards

Tucker received the Allen Voshell Award winner as Team MVP

2016
• USILA honorable mention All-American
• All-ACC at LSM
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games as the primary LSM
• Led UVA with 57 ground balls and caused 16 turnovers
• Preseason second-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook
• Selected in the seventh round (55th overall) by the Chesapeake Bayhawks in the 2016 MLL Draft • Took first career faceoffs against High Point and won 4-of-5
• Snatched seven ground balls against Penn bull
• Had two ground balls and three causted turnovers against Syracuse
• Dished one assist at Cornell

2015
• Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games with three starts
• Spent most of his time at LSM with his three starts coming at close defense
• Made his first career start against Georgetown (April 18)
• Also made starts against Penn and Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Tournament
• Caused three turnovers and picked up three ground balls against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Had four ground balls and caused two turnovers at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
• Dished first career assist at No. 2 Syracuse (March 1)
• Picked up for ground balls against No. 4 Notre Dame (March 14)
• Grabbed a career-high seven ground balls against Penn (April 25)
• Caused three turnovers against the Quakers

2014
• Appeared in three of UVa's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25)
• Also saw time vs. VMI (March 24) and Johns Hopkins (May 11)
• Picked up a ground ball and caused two turnovers against VMI (March 24)

2013
• Redshirted season

HIGH SCHOOL

• Listed as the No. 86 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 25 incoming defensemen in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• All-American, all-state and all-prep honoree at Richmond's Collegiate School
• Was and Under Armour Underclass All-American in Washington D.C.
• Named the Most Outstanding Male Athlete at Collegiate School in 2012
• Also played basketball and soccer at Collegiate
• Attended same school of recent UVa alum and captain (2010) Mikey Thompson
• Same high school as current Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and former UVA TE Jake McGee
• Prep League Player of the Year in soccer in 2012
• Team MVP in basketball in 2012

PERSONAL
• Son of Christy Moran
• Has an older brother, Peter, and two older sisters, Anna and Beth

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