2006-2007 (FRESHMAN, 157)
Season record of 8-10 overall with a record of 0-1 in Big Ten duals ... went 2-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/4), including an 11-5 major decision over Nick Conklin of Eastern Michigan.
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.
Four-year letterwinner at Hanover Central High School, compiling a four-year record of 133-23 ... semi-state qualifier as both a freshman and sophomore ... qualified for state championships during both junior and senior years, placing third as a senior ... voted team captain and Most Valuable Player during sophomore, junior and senior years ... coached by Nick Petrov, John Willems and Scott Campbell.
Born on July 29, 1986, in Munster, Ind. ... full name is Eric Michael Howe ... son of Michael and Deborah Howe ... has two brothers, Jonathan and Andrew ... enjoys motocross, spending time with friends and being outdoors ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.