Anna Howle - Head Coach
Since coming to OBU, she has coached the team to a record 31-win season and is 55-26 over two seasons. She has coached two Sooner Athletic Conference Freshmen of the Year, a Newcomer of the Year, an All-American and NAIA Scholar Athletes, along with a number of All-Conference players.
In addition to her coaching duties at OBU, she has been a camp director for OBU, numerous high school camps, Home school camps and has coached at camps at the University of Arkansas and Northern Iowa. She also teaches kinesiology and leisure studies courses at OBU.
Howle, who played four seasons at the University of Oklahoma, began rebuilding the program at OBU, which has been dormant since 1987. OBU started volleyball in 1975, but the program was discontinued after the 1987 season. Her first Lady Bison team posted a 24-16 record.
Howle, who is
working on her master's degree at OU, served as head coach at
While at OU, Howle was Academic All-Big XII from 2004-06 and Co-Libero of the Year in 2006. She was OU's Most Improved Player in 2004. Howle also ran track for the Sooners for one season, earning All-Conference honors in the heptathlon.
Howle played at Stoughton High School in Wisconsin, where she was the school's all-time leader in assists.
She married Tyler Howle in 2009.
|1||Gabrielle Samuels||SR||S/DS||5-6||Norman, Okla.||Community Christian|
|2||Sabra Clark||JR||S||5-9||Andover, Kan.||Andover HS|
|3||Chassie Hamilton||SR||OH/RH||5-10||Allen, Texas||Allen HS|
|4||Skye Coffman||SO||OH||5-9||Oklahoma City, Okla.||Christian Heritage|
|5||Cami Weimer||SR||L||5-8||Fort Morgan, Colo||Western Nebraska|
|6||Tasha White||SR||OH||5-10||Mesquite, Texas||Poteet HS|
|7||Megan Fort||JR||S||5-7||Lakewood, Colo.||Bear Creek HS|
|8||Skyler Strahm||JR||MB||5-11||Royse City, Texas||Royse City HS|
|9||Tarah Derden||JR||MB||5-10||Arlington, Texas||Arlington HS|
|10||Cassandra Winker||SR||L/DS||5-6||Allen, Texas||Allen HS|
|11||Kristin Pressley||SO||OH||5-11||Mansfield, Texas||Mansfield HS|
|12||Tori Orms||JR||MB||5-9||Carrollton, Texas||Hebron HS|
|13||Kyleigh Mitchell||SR||DS||5-7||Clinton, Okla.||Clinton HS|
|14||Sarah Allison||SR||MB||6-0||Siloam Springs, Ark.||Kansas State|
|15||Jana Swann||SO||OH||5-7||Amarillo, Texas||Highland Park HS|
|16||Molly Hennesy||SO||M||5-10||Argyle, Texas||Seminole State|
|17||Taylor Clifton||SO||DS||5-5||Mountain Grove, Mo.||Mountain Grove HS|
|18||Molly Foreman||FR||DS||5-7||Flower Mound, Texas||Flower Mound HS|
|19||Toi Collins||FR||M||5-10||Dallas, Texas||Parish Episcopal|
|20||Lexi Goff||FR||M||5-11||Edmond, Okla.||Bishop McGuinness HS|
|21||Kaitlyn Lucy||FR||DS||5-8||Midlothian, Texas||Canterbury Episcopal|
|22||Taylor Fluke||FR||OH||5-8||Shawnee, Okla.||Shawnee HS|
|23||Lindsey Harshaw||FR||S||5-11||Edmond, Okla.||Santa Fe HS|
|24||Charlotte Gish||FR||L||5-3||Arlington, Texas||Grace Prep|
|25||Melissa Agnew||FR||OH||5-9||Broken Arrow, Okla.||Union HS|
|26||Katie VanMalsen||FR||OH||6-0||Richardson, Texas||Berkner HS|
|27||Maddie Starr||FR||OH||5-10||Tulsa, Okla.||Lincoln Christian|
|28||Julia Caldas||FR||M||6-4||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Fernao Dias Paes|
|29||Patricia Hirata de Moura||FR||OH||5-10||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Dinamica|
|30||Aimee Spena||FR||M||5-11||Fayetteville, N.C.||Village Christian Academy|