Craig Howard
Craig Howard
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dewittville, NY
High School: Chautauqua Lake
Position: Multis

2013-14: Set a pair of school records in the pole vault as a junior clearing 5.15 meters (16-10.75) indoors at the MAC Championships and 5.10 meters (16-8.75) outdoors to place second at the Florida Relays...additionally, he competed in the heptathlon and decathlon...indoors he secured season-best marks of 7.43 in the 60, 49.82 in the 400, 2:46.27 in the 1,000, 8.49 in the 60 hurdles, 1.94 meters in the high jump, 6.44 meters in the long jump, 12.38 meters in the shot put and 5,365 points in the heptathlon to place fourth at the MAC Championships...during the outdoor season, Howard recorded season-best performances of 11.39 in the 100, 22.59 in the 200, 48.69 in the 400, 1:57.49 in the 800, 15.63 in the 110 high hurdles, 1.90 meters in the high jump, 6.69 meters in the long jump, 12.40 meters in the shot put, 33.99 meters in the discus, 49.55 meters in the javelin and 5,416 points in the decathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays/CA Invitational Multi Events.

2012-13: Set the school's indoor and outdoor school record in the pole vault with a height of 16-0.75 (4.90m)...recorded the team-best indoor 400m dash mark of 46.68 at the MAC Championships...recorded his best javelin throw of 156-11 (47.82m) at the Wake Forest Open...led the Bulls with 5,010 points in the Heptathlon at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

2011-12: Finished 10th in the pole vault (season-best 15-3.50) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Also competed in the heptathlon at the MAC indoor meet with a top finish of fourth place in the long jump (20-11.75).  Did not compete during the outdoor season.

High School: Captained two seasons at Chautauqua Lake High School for coaches Ed Holton and Cal Cederquist. Won the Division II pole vault and finished third overall at the 2011 New York State Outdoor Championships. Set school pole vault record of 15 feet. Also played soccer, football, wrestling and volleyball for the Thunderbirds.

Personal: Born June 17, 1993. Son of Bryan and Sandy Howard. Has one brother (Trent) and one sister (Logan). Favorite athlete is Sergey Bubka. Majoring in computer engineering.