- position RHP
- height 6-4
- Weight 195
- class Redshirt Sophomore
- Hometown Danville, Ky.
- Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
- SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
- MaxPreps 2021 Small School National Player of the Year
- No. 371 Incoming Freshman, 2021 (Perfect Game)
Appeared in 11 games with one start for the Upper Valley Nighthawks of the NECBL…Pitched 16.1 innings and recorded a save with a 5.51 ERA…Worked mostly in relief, allowing just one hit in 4.0 innings in longest outing.
Made seven appearances on the season with a 5.62 ERA in 8.0 innings…Struck out eight batters…Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 28 in scoreless outing versus Morehead State…Earned first collegiate win on May 9 vs. Tennessee Tech and was 1-0 on season.
Appeared in 10 games with two starts for the Charlottesville Tom Sox of the Valley Baseball League…Helped the Tom Sox to the title and was electric in the deciding game, pitching six scoreless innings…Had 21 strikeouts in 20.1 innings pitched…ERA was skewed by one difficult outing.
Starred at Danville (Ky.) High School…MaxPreps 2021 Small School National Player of the Year…Batted .547 with 21 home runs, 80 RBI, 51 runs scored and 13 doubles…Led the nation in RBI…Became only the 5th player in past decade to hit 20+ homers in season…MaxPreps 2021 1st Team All-America (Utility)…Ranked No. 446 nationally and No. 156 right-handed pitcher by Perfect Game, as well as the No. 7 player in Kentucky…Prep Baseball Report ranked him the No. 10 overall prospect in Kentucky…Perfect Game 2021 Preseason All-American…2019 PBR Futures Games participant…Named First-Team All-State in 2021 by the Kentucky High School Athletics Association…Led his team to a state semifinal appearance in 2021…Earned 12th Region MVP honors in 2021.
Full name is Christian Stuart Howe…Son of Gordon and Barbara Howe…Has three older siblings, Ashley, Mackenzie and Courtney…Has taken flying lessons and enjoys aviation.