March 13, 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Senior Jack Howard earned his first All-America honor Saturday with a seventh-place finish in the men’s 800-meter final at the NCAA Indoor Championships, held at the Randal Tyson Track Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
Howard clocked in at 1:49.48 to finish seventh. Virginia’s Robby Andrews was the top finisher in 1:48.39, followed by Oregon’s Andrew Wheating in second at 1:48.40 and Penn State’s Ryan Foster in third at 1:48.79.
With Howard’s All-America recognition, Notre Dame extended its streak to 20 consecutive years with at least one men’s track All-American.
Howard also earned his first BIG EAST title this season and ran the then-fourth fastest time in the nation in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational.
Howard and the Irish open the outdoor season March 26-27 at the Arizona State and Stanford invitational meets.