Erin Hawkins
Erin  Hawkins

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Roosevelt HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
09/06/1994

Experience:
3 Letters


07/28/2016

Gophers Earn NCAA-Best 23 Academic Honors

Minnesota and Stanford each earned 23 USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals to lead NCAA Division I

06/21/2016

Season Recap: A Look Back at 2016

Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 campaign

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

05/28/2016

Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship

Minnesota's eight NCAA qualifiers matches the most in program history

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

07/22/2015

W. Track Big Ten Outdoor Championships May 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in May 15-17, 2015. Photos by Walt Middleton.

07/22/2015

W. Track NCAA Outdoor Championship

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the NCAA Outdoor Championship on July 12-13, 2015. Photos taken by Becky Miller

07/21/2015

W. Track Big Ten Indoor Championships February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.

05/17/2015

Women's Track and Field at Big Tens 05.17.15

Women's Track and Field at Big Tens 05.17.15

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 12 races with appearances in the 60m, 200m, 4x400m relay, and distance medley relay • broke the Minnesota indoor program record in the 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Championship, placing fourth in 3:35.33 • ran the 400m leg of the distance medley relay at Big Tens, placing third in 11:13.28 to rank sixth in Minnesota history • ran a season-best 7.55 in the 60m dash to place 11th at Big Tens • placed sixth in the 200m in a season-best 24.44 at the ISU Classic.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran 13 races • led off the program record-breaking 4x400m relay team (3:32.50) that finished fourth to clinch a share of the Big Ten team title and place 11th in the 400m (55.04) at the Big Ten Championship • NCAA West Prelim qualifier with the 4x400m relay, leading off the 16th place relay team (3:37.01) • moved into seventh in program history with a career-best time of 54.31 in the 400m at the Virginia Challenge • finished as runner-up in lone 100m appearance of the season (11.93) and led off 4x100m relay team that placed third in a season-best 45.61 to rank 10th in program history at UCLA Legends Invitational • ran on the first-place 4x100m relay (45.71) and 4x400m relay (3:35.93) at the Rock Chalk Classic • won the 400m (55.62) at the Jaguar Classic.

2015 Season - Indoor: Ran 17 races and recorded career-best times in the 60m and 200m • broke the Minnesota program record in the 200m with a time of 24.03 for 13th place at the Big Ten Championship • moved into sixth in Minnesota history with a 7.49 in the 60m at the Jack Johnson Classic • won seven races, including the 60m (7.51), 200m (24.84) and 4x400m relay (3:52.12) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • ran the second leg of the Gophers' second-fastest 4x400m relay in program history in 3:37.03 for fourth place at the Big Ten Championship • placed 12th in the 60m (7.53) at Big Tens • ran on the fourth-place 4x400m relay at the Iowa State Classic (3:43.03) to rank ninth in Minnesota history.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Named Second Team All-American, Second Team All-Big Ten, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran 21 races, including appearances in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, and 4x400m relay • ended the season in a tie for fourth in Minnesota history in the 100m (11.58) and ranked fifth all-time in the 200m (23.93) • ran a career-best 11.58 in the 100m to place 33rd at the NCAA West Prelim • ran a career-best 23.93 in the 200m to place sixth at the John McDonnell Invitational • placed 13th in the 4x400m relay (3:35.90) at the NCAA Championship • advanced to the NCAA Championship in the 4x400m relay after finishing fifth at the NCAA West Prelims in a Minnesota program record of 3:32.68 • placed second in the 4x400m relay (3:33.76) and fourth in the 4x100m relay (45.17) at Big Ten Championships where she was also 12th in both the 100m and 200m • won the 4x400m relay at Musco Twilight, Triton Invitational, and Baylor Invitational • anchored the fifth-fastest (45.17) and eighth-fastest (45.47) 4x100m relay teams in program history • won the 4x100m relay at the Jaguar Challenge and Musco Twilight and finished second at both the Triton Invitational and John McDonnell Invite.

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: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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.

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 • kinesiology major • also enjoys playing violin and writing.

Hawkins' Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
60m 7.49 (AT-6th) Jack Johnson Classic (1/30-31/15)
200m 24.03 (AT-1st) Big Tens (2/27/15)
Hawkins' Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
100m 11.58 (AT-T4th) NCAA West Prelim (5/28/15)
200m 23.93 (AT-5th) John McDonnell Invitational (4/11/15)
400m 54.31 (AT-7th) UCLA Legends Invitational (4/23/16)

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