FSU’s Howell is No. 2 pick in NWSL draft

Florida State’s captain has been drafted by the National Women’s Soccer League’s Racing Louisville team.

Howell helped FSU win national titles in 2018 and in 2021. The ACC’s midfielder this fall, Howell had three goals and four assists.

“Couldn’t be more excited!! Thank you Louisville!!” Howell tweeted on Saturday afternoon.

Racing Louisville is in its second NWSL season. The 2021 season begins with the Challenge Cup in March, followed by a 22-game regular season.

Another FSU star, Gabby Carle, announced earlier this week she was signing with a Swedish team, Kristianstads DFF.