2018 Top Prospects: Brittany Howard

 

An explosive scorer, Brittany Howard offers up game-changing offensive ability in the 2018 CWHL Draft.

A Robert Morris University Colonial graduate, Howard amassed an impressive 181 total points (79 G, 102 A) in 138 games played. Averaging more than a point a game her entire career, she tallied three 40+ point campaigns and a 50 point (20 G, 30 A) effort in her junior season.

Her incredible statistical output was rewarded with various high-profile honours including being named a top-ten finalist for the 2018 Patty Kazmaier Award, handed out annually to the NCAA’s best female hockey player. In her senior season, she was also awarded the 2017-18 CHA Player of the Year for the second year in a row and was named to the All-CHA Tournament Team, All-CHA First Team, Second Team ACHA All-American, and All-USCHO Third Team. In 2017 she also became the first RMU women’s hockey player to be named the Dapper Dan Charities Pittsburgh Sportswoman of the Year Award, one of the city’s greatest civic honours for excellence in sports.

The St. Thomas, Ontario native finished her RMU career holding the program record for career goals (79), assists (102), and points (181). At the time of her graduation, she ranked second in all three categories among all active NCAA players.

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