JUNIOR YEAR | 2012-13: Earned all-conference honors as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished second at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...ran the leadoff leg of the relay that clocked the second-fastest time in Academy history (9:34.51) at the Alex Wilson Invitational...placed fifth in the 3000-meter run at the conference meet with a career-best time of 8:21.97...ran the 800-meter run at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic career-best (1:54.66, adjusted for altitude) and competed in the mile at the Husky Classic (4:14.49)...competed in the 1500-meter run during four outdoor meets, including the NCAA West Preliminary...clocked a career-best time of 3:46.27 at the Bryan Clay Invitational...picked up a second-place finish in that event at the Stanford Invitational (3:49.21)...scored for the Falcons at the MW Outdoor Championships, after placing sixth with a time of 3:47.61...competed in the 800-meter run once, clocking a time of 1:53.05a at the Air Force Triangular....academic all-conference selection...named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011-12: Competed in the 1500-meter run during two meets during the outdoor season...clocked a career-best time of 3:48.09 (adjusted for altitude) in second-place finish at the Front Range Classic...competed in the 800-meter run at the Beach Invitational, clocking a time of 1:53.55...ran a leg of the 4x1600-meter relay that placed fifth at the Drake Relays (16:52.98)...also ran on the distance medley relay that finished third at the Air Force Relays (10:34.70)...competed in the mile once during the indoor season...finished second at the Air Force Blue-Silver Open with a time of 4:12.04a...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2010-11: Ran a leg of the distance medley relay team that won the Air Force All-Comers Meet and Air Force Invitational...competed in the 800-meter run during two indoor competitions...clocked a career-best 1:56.50 at the Nebraska Wesleyan Open...also competed in the 1000-meter run (2:31.10) and mile run (4:28.36a) during the indoor season...competed in the 1500-meter race at five outdoor meets...clocked a career-best 3:53.54 at the Beach Invitational...that time was ranked fourth on the team...participated in the 800-meter run twice...posted a personal-best time of 1:57.63a at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...ran the 3000-meter race at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational, clocking a time of 9:06.55a...academic all-conference...MWC Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Pinkerton Academy...placed fifth at the New Hampshire Meet of Champions (cross country)...also finished fifth in the 1600-meter run at the New England Indoor Championships...competed in the 3200-meter run (personal-best time: 9:25.39), 1600-meter run (4:25.09) and 1500-meter run (indoors, 4:00.60)...earned all-New England honors in both cross country and indoor track...also earned all-state honors in cross country.
PERSONAL: Full first name is Jacob, but goes by Jake...nickname is "Helen"...son of Charles and Christine Hawkins...has one younger sister, Brittany...majoring in physics...hobbies include reading...earned Mountain West Runner of the Week honors during the 2013 cross country season, after winning the Colorado State Open...member of Cadet Squadron 32.