PEPPERDINE 2013: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Junipero Serra High School in 2012 after earning three varsity letters under the direction of Peter Asic (1980-84) ... Scored 41 goals with a team-high 34 assists and 25 steals as a senior ... Captured Pacific Coast League First Team honors, Second Team All-CIF and Team MVP honors following final prep season ... Completed Padres career with 83 goals ... Prep Teammates with eight players who are playing Division I water polo, including fellow Wave Luke Hewko ... A strong student, a four-time scholar-athlete.
CLUB: Played for the Split OC (10-14) and then competed for Orange County Water Polo Club for five seasons ... Played in the USA Youth National Team system from 2008-09 ... Among club highlights was common training with Australia.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Business major ... Son of Ronald and Camille Howarth ... Brother to Courtney ... Chose Pepperdine for the connection with the players on the team, the great location and the quality education.
FAVORITES: Metta World Peace (pro athlete); Los Angeles Lakers (pro team); Scar Tissue (book); Goodfellas (movie); Doomsday Preppers (TV show); Red Hot Chili Peppers (band); Chex Party Mix (food); Streetball (sport other than water polo) ... lists favorite sports moment as his assist on Luke Hewko's game-winning goal to beat the Coastal Regional Zone in the 2010 ODP National Championship game ... Enjoys traveling with teammates.