2013: Recorded a season-best 8k mark of 26:02.13 to guide the team to a fourth-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championship... Ran a 5k mark of 16:00.92 to place sixth and guide the team to a victory at the Ohio Invitational... Recorded an 8k mark of 26:25.61 to help the team place fourth at the Wake Forest Invitational... Ran a 10k time of 33:42.00 to guide the team to a 14th-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional.
2012: Did not compete.
2011: Finished the Mid-American Conference Championships at 14th-place with a time of 24:54.5 en route to earning Second Team All-MAC honors... Posted a 13th place finish at the Harry Groves Invitational with a time of 27:18... Won the 8-Kilometer race at the Ohio University Cross Country Invitational with a time of 25:53.93... Placed 16th at the All-Ohio Invitational with a time of 25:41.65... Finished in the top 150 at Pre-Nationals.
2010: Placed 2ndin the Ohio Open ... Finished in 9th Place at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational ... Placed 7th with a time of 25:40.25 at the Ohio Invitational ... Ran a 25:30.4 for 34th place at the All-Ohio Championships.
2009: First collegiate race was the Virginia Tech Invitational on September 18 ... Ran in all six of Ohio's meets ... Finished first on the team and 26th overall at the MAC Championships ... Season-best time was 25:27.40 at Virginia Tech.
Personal: Mechanical Engineering major ... Son of Erin Ritchie and Michael Howkins ... Born December 31, 1990.