As a resident of Portland, Oregon, Sawyer Howitt has made a name for himself in the area as a very promising racquetball player. He is a senior at Lincoln High School and plays on the school’s racquetball team. His favorite way to play is in men’s singles, however, he has also shown great potential in both mixed doubles and men’s doubles. His athletic ability has led to his playing in state championships.
Showing his passion for the game, Sawyer Howitt also plays at the Racquetball Club of Portland. This club features the top players in the greater Portland area which allows Sawyer to increase his skill at the game by playing against the best players. As he plans on attending Columbia University in New York in the fall, he will continue playing the game on the national scene.
Sawyer Howitt operates a blog that is dedicated to racquetball. He follows professional players and talks about what he has learned from them that improves his own game. He has recently followed two championships, the Paola Longoria Open which takes place in Mexico as well as the World Racquetball Tour- Grace Warriors Open that is played in Georgia. He also has written articles about how racquetball players can do a better job supporting the game on social media. He hopes that by being a leader on this front and encouraging others, racquetball will become a bigger sport in the United States.