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Justin Howard

Middle Blocker

Player profile

  • Year r-Freshman
  • Height 6-6
  • Hometown Pacific Palisades, Calif.
  • High School Palisades Charter

CAREER HONORS
• MIVA Academic All-Conference (2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2020 (Redshirt)
• Practiced with the team

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Team captain for both Palisades Charter High School and the Pac6 Volleyball Club in 2019
• Two-time All-CIF Los Angeles Team member during back-to-back-to-back city championship seasons
• Led Pac6 VC to a third place finish in the 2018 Junior Nationals
• Competed with the Southern California Volleyball Association (SCVA) International for the 2018 USA Volleyball High Performance Championship Tournament
• SCVA won its first USAV High Performance national title in ’18, lifted by Howard’s match-winning ace to clinch a five-set semifinals victory

PERSONAL
• Son of Nicole and David Howard
• Brother, Spencer, is a forward on the Northwestern University men’s soccer program and is a junior for the 2019 season
• Uncle, Carl Borack, competed in the 1972 Olympics (Munich) as a fencer and was inducted into the USA Fencing Hall of Fame in 2012
• Journalism major