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Amy Howard
Amy Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mandeville, La.

High School:
Mandeville

Height:
5-8

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
12/29/1990

Club:
Mandeville Lakers

2011: Starting goalkeeper in 15 matches and had a 1.33 GAA and a .753 save percentage, making 64 saves ... Has 257 career saves, just the fourth goalkeeper in school history to stop 200-plus shots ... 1.33 GAA was seventh in the SEC ... .753 save percentage was ninth in the SEC ... 64 saves were eighth in the SEC ... Five shutouts were seventh in the SEC ... Made six saves in the NCAA Tournament Second Round loss to #18 Maryland (1-0) ... Faced just two shots in the 2-1 NCAA Tournament First Round Win over Utah State, making a save and allowing a goal ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after posting shutouts of LSU and Tennessee, respectively, in the first two matches and then back-stopping the team to its first-ever Championship with six saves in the 3-2 win over Florida ... Finished the tournament with 17 saves, a .895 save percentage and a 0.67 GAA, facing 55 shots ... Stopped all four of Tennessee's shots on frame in the SEC Tournament Semifinals, collecting her fifth shutout of the season and 15th of her career ... Made a season-high seven saves in the 3-0 Opening Round shutout of LSU at the SEC Tournament, posting her fourth shutout of the season ... Stopped five shots in the 3-2 loss at Alabama ... Made four saves in the scoreless draw with Georgia, posting her third shutout of the season and the 13th of her career .. Posted her second shutout of the season and 12th of her career by stopping all three shots on goal in Auburn's 3-0 win over Arkansas ... Made three saves in the 3-1 win over #18 LSU that moved Auburn to within a game of first place in the SEC West with four matches remaining ... Made five saves in the 3-2 win at Ole Miss, sealing Auburn's first win in Oxford since 2003 ... Made her first start of the season against Vanderbilt and posted a shutout, stopping the only two shots Vanderbilt put on frame ... It was the 11th shutout of her career, tying her for third all-time at Auburn ... Made her season debut to start the second half against Kentucky, making three saves and allowing one goal on 15 Kentucky shots ... Tore her ACL over the summer and missed the first eight matches of the season ... Returned to the field 16 weeks after surgery.

2010: Starting keeper in all 21 matches, playing every minute of the season ... Finished with 72 saves and a 1.23 GAA, facing 229 shots ... 1.23 GAA was seventh in the SEC ... 193 career saves is fourth all-time at Auburn ... 10 career shutouts are fourth all-time at Auburn and one behind Meredith McPherson (1994-97) for third ... 1974:04 minutes played were the fourth-most in a single season in Auburn history ... She now has two of the top four most minutes played in a single season ... Made a then season-high five saves in the 3-0 loss to No. 23 Marquette, facing 14 shots ... Posted the sixth shutout of her career in the 4-0 win over Tennessee Tech, making a save on the only shot Auburn allowed ... Collected a season-high six saves in the 3-2, double-overtime win over No. 5 Florida State, facing 16 shots ... Posted her second shutout of the season and seventh of her career when she made three saves in the 3-0 win over Western Carolina ... Allowed just one goal over the course of two matches at the Trojan Invitational, it coming in overtime against host Southern Cal, and posted her eighth career shutout in the 2-0 win over Cal State Fullerton ... Did not need to make a save to post her fourth shutout of the season in the 2-0 win over Samford, which was held to just two shots in the match ... Made four saves while seeing 10 shots to post a shutout of No. 6 Florida, her fifth blanking of the season ... Totaled 10 saves during the course of the Vanderbilt and Kentucky weekends, making five stops in each, as Auburn played to a pair of 1-1, double-overtime ties ... Had a season-high nine saves in the 2-1 win at No. 20 Georgia that vaulted Auburn into first place in the SEC West ... Made seven saves in the first half alone, which was a season-high ... Made a save on the only shot Alabama put on frame in the 2-1, SEC West-clinching overtime win ... Made five saves in the 2-1, double-overtime loss to Georgia in the first round of the SEC Tournament, stopping two shots in the first half and three in the second half ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: SEC All-Freshman Team goalkeeper ... Auburn Rookie of the Year ... Led the SEC with 121 saves and was second with 5.50 saves per game ... .818 save percentage weas sixth and 1.19 GAA was ninth in the league ... 121 saves is second in a single-season at Auburn and already fifth on the career list ... Named the SEC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 26) after helping Auburn to a 3-1 win at Tennessee and a 2-0 win over No. 19 Georgia with 11 combined saves on 34 shots ... Is the first player in Auburn history to be named a SEC Player or Freshman of the Week three times in a single season ... Named the Soccer America Player of the Week, SEC Freshman of the Week and CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer after posting 12 saves in a shutout of No. 1 North Carolina ... Named to the Duke Nike Classic All-tournament Team after making a combined 18 saves against Duke (6) and North Carolina ... Won the starting keeper job in preseason ... Posted a shutout in her first career start, a scoreless tie at Samford ... Was named the SEC Freshman of the Week following her debut ... Auburn Top Tiger ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

ODP: Louisiana State ODP Team (2004-09) ... Team Captain from 2004-2008 ... ODP Region III Pool (2005-2008) ... 2008 Region III U19 Team ... Participated in the Winter Inter-Regional Event in Jackson, Miss. (Dec 2008) where she played with Christine Schweer and current Auburn player Katy Frierson.

CLUB: Played for Mandeville Soccer Club Lakers and Brad Walker ... Helped the Lakers to a USYSA Southern Region semifinal finish ... The Lakers won the state championship in her freshman and sophomore years ... 2005 Mandeville Soccer Club Premier Player of the Year ... Three-time captain.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mandeville where she played for Sean Ester ... Did not play soccer at Mandeville until her senior year ... All-Metro Defensive Player of the Year ... All-St. Tammany Parish Defensive Player of the Year ... First Team All-State ... Academic All-State ... Scholar All-Region Team ... Wendy's Heisman School Winner ... Three-time First Team All-District in basketball ... Also named All-Metro and the All-St. Tammany Parish Player of the Year ... Lead the team in scoring as a sophomore and junior ... 4.0 GPA ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Amy Marie Howard ... Daughter of Rick and Cheryl Howard ... Major: Elementary Education ... Has a sister, Katie (25) ... Chose Auburn over LSU, Ole Miss, Texas and Penn State.

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