2008: Vital to the front line of USD's offense ... Made 18 starts in 19 appearances tallying four goals for the Toreros, two of which were game-winning goals (Oct. 10 vs Gonzaga and Oct. 26 vs Loyola Marymount) ... Also recorded three assists taking 31 shots, 13 shots on goal, and was 2-for-2 on penalty kicks ... Will compete for a starting spot at forward.
2007: Leading goal scorer for the Toreros with seven appearing in 20 matches and starting in 18 ... racked up four assists for 18 points giving him a .548 Shot on Goal percentage ... Had two game-winning-goals (Sept 7 vs Fairleigh Dickinson, Oct. 29 vs LMU, Nov. 18 at USF) ... Will play a key role in the offensive strike capability of the team.
2006: Appeared in 19 matches for the Toreros with three starts ... scored three goals (Sept 29 vs. Saint Mary's, Oct 22 vs Portland, Oct 29 vs Saint Mary's), tallied four assists for ten points ... took 16 shots and nine shots on goal.
Prep/Club: Howlan comes to San Diego from Horizon High School in Thornton, Colorado where he played forward ... Was first-team all-state and first-team all-academic as a senior, and was first-team all-conference as a junior ... Was a member of the Colorado Rush where he led the team to the State Cup Championship in 2005 and 2006.
Personal: Chose USD for the location of the campus and the soccer program ... Also recruited by San Diego State and University of North Carolina at Charlotte ... Born October 27, 1987 in Denver, Colorado to John and Stacy Howlan.