Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2013: 14th (53-01.00 - Weight Throw)
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in the hammer throw in five meets over the season ... made her outdoor debut at the Aztec Invitational on March 15 with a mark of 146-01 in the open hammer throw ... was 20th at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 20 in 142-11 ... came in second at the CSUSM Mangrum Invitational on April 6 in 154-01 ... had her best showing of the year at the Soka Peace Invitational on April 26, taking second in 164-00 ... the 164-00 was the eighth-best in program history ... finished her season in 27th at the Triton Invitational on April 26 in 143-09.
Indoor Track and Field: Participated in two meets in the weight throw in her first season at SDSU ... was sixth at the MW Championships in 53-01.00 on Feb. 22, the sixth-best throw in school history ... her debut was an 11th-place finish at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 1 in 49-10.00.
2011-12 (at Coffeyville Community College)
Transferred to SDSU after spending two seasons at Coffeyville Community College in Kansas ... owns indoor personal bests of 54-09.25 in the weight throw and 32-03.50 in the shot put, and outdoor bests of 32-10.50 in the shot put, 113-07 in the discus throw and 152-06 in the hammer throw ... has competed four times at the NJCAA Championships, earning a pair of top-seven finishes, including sixth at the 2011 indoor meet in the weight throw (49-04.25) and seventh at the 2012 outdoor meet in the hammer (151-10).
Earned two letters at San Diego High School under current volunteer coach Robert Dean ... was an all-league selection and all-academic pick ... was president of the National Honor Society and was named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team ... also lettered in golf three years and in basketball two years.
Mikayla Devonee Howden was born May 6, 1992, in San Diego, Calif. ... daughter of Roberto Howden and (Wendolyn) Gail Franklin ... was also recruited by Cal State Northridge, Louisiana-Lafayette, Central Michigan, Bethune Cookman and CSU-Pueblo ... plans to major in biology.