JUNIOR (2012): Competed in the unseeded race at Pre-Nationals, finishing in a time of 26:12.1 (149th).
SOPHOMORE (2011): Competed in six meets, including the conference and regional championships...finished 33rd at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 26:35...posted a season-best 8K time of 25:29 to finish 15th at the Woody Greeno Invitational...added an 8K time of 26:29 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (245th)...clocked a 10K time of 32:36 to place 67th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships...ran at the five-mile Notre Dame Invitational, clocking a time of 25:35 (111th)...opened the season with a 20th-place finish (19:28, 6K) at the Rust Buster Invitational...academic all-conference selection...Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in four meets...opened the season at the Rust Buster Invitational, finishing 25th with a 6K time of 20:29...finished 49th at the Tiger Invitational, clocking a season-best 8K time of 26:11...also competed at the Woody Greeno Invitational (26:59, 66th) and the Rocky Mountain Shootout (29:32, 199th)...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...served as IT NCO...hobbies include learning sign language...loves to rock climb...named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team during the 2013 track and field season...member of Cadet Squadron 32.