CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - For the second time this season, and fourth time in his career, junior Chris Hawkins (Chicago, Ill./St. Ignatius) has been named the IIAC Track & Field - Field Performer of the Week.
Hawkins won the long jump at the Dubuque Invite last Friday with a leap of 23' 11 1/2" (7.30m). His jump broke his own school record and was the fifth best in the nation. The next day, Hawkins won the 60-meter hurdles at the Wartburg Invite in 8.43, the 27th best time in the nation and the second best in the Iowa Conference.
The Kohawks return to action on Friday at the Iowa Conference Championships in Dubuque. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. A link to live video and results is available at CoeAthletics.com.