CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - For the third time this year, and fifth time in his career, junior Chris Hawkins (Chicago, Ill./St. Ignatius) has been named the IIAC Men's Track & Field (Field) Performer of the Week.
Hawkins won the long jump and triple jump at the IIAC Championships last weekend, as he was named the Iowa Conference Championships Field Athlete of the Meet. Hawkins won the long jump at 23' 9" (7.24m) for the second-straight year. He also won the triple jump for the second-straight year with the 15th best jump in the country at 47' 1/4" (14.33m). Hawkins was also second in the 55-meter hurdles in 7.87.
The Kohawks return to action Saturday at the NCAA Qualifier in Waverly.