Minnesota opened the 2015 outdoor season on the road Friday afternoon
Titania Markland was the 600m runner-up and Devin Stanford took third in the weight throw
Jess Herauf led the Gophers on day one of the Big Ten Championship with a B1G record in the pentathlon
The Gophers finished fourth at the indoor Big Ten meet a year ago
Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran career-bests in the 60m (7.68) and the 200m (24.71) at Big Tens finished the indoor season as the 10th ranked Gopher all-time in the 200m (24.71) ran the Gophers' top three 60m times and top four 200m times of the indoor season won the 200m at the Northwest Open anchored first-place 4x400m relay team at Northwest Open (3:53.66).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in seven meets named an alternate for the 4x400m relay at the NCAA national championships finished 15th in the 4x100m relay with a season-best 44.91 at NCAA West Prelims to rank fifth all-time placed fifth in the 4x100m relay (45.56), ninth in the 100m (12.04) and 12th in the 200m (24.59) at Big Ten Championships ran the Gophers' top three best times of the season in both the 100m and 200m won the 100m in a season-best 11.78 at USF Collegiate to rank eighth among Gophers all-time placed sixth in the 200m in a season-best 24.23 at Spec Towns to rank ninth among Gophers all-time won the 4x100m relay at Spec Towns (45.29) and UC San Diego (45.58) ran on the 4x100m, 4x200m and sprint medley relay teams at TSU Relays Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of Roosevelt High School two-time 100m champion at the Drake Relays ran on three winning relays at Drake in 2012: the 4x100m (which set an Iowa high school record), the 4x200 (which set a Drake Relays record), and the sprint medley relay Iowa state champion in both the 100m and 200m as a junior finished second in the 100m and third in the 200m as a sophomore three-time CIML conference champion in both the 100m and 200m added additional conference titles in the 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x400m and sprint medley relays has personal bests of 11.9 (100m), 24.3 (200m) and 57 seconds (400m) competed in AAU Indoor and Outdoor Junior Olympics also earned letters in cross country and academics.
Personal: Born September 6, 1994 daughter of John and Ronnie Hawkins has three siblings: Eris, John Jr. and Joshua plans to major in kinesiology also enjoys playing violin and writing.