FLYING TIGERS' CHRIS HOWELL NAMED OVC CO-MALE OUTDOOR TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
TSU's Chris Howell, a senior sprinter from Southfield, Michigan has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year. He shares the honor with Southeast Missouri's Brandon Karcher. Howell holds the top 200-meter spot in the OVC this season with a time of 21.06 which also qualified him for the 2007 NCAA Regional. The senior sprinter also ranks among the league leaders with a 10.70 100-meter mark. The awards were announced Thursday (05/03) by the Ohio Valley Conference office in advance of the 2007 O'Reilly OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which will be held May 4-5 at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill. Eastern Illinois plays host to the two-day event, which gets underway Friday at 2:00 p.m. Central.