Jordan Hawkins
Jordan Hawkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Choctaw, Okla.

High School:
Carl Albert High

Event:
Freestyle

At Missouri State: As a senior co-captain, Jordan Hawkins will provide strong leadership in her final season at Missouri State. She will be a top competitor in the Missouri Valley Conference again in 2009. 2007-08: Hawkins was named MSU Swimmer of the Year in her junior season with the Bears. She led the women's squad to the conference title with top individual performances in the 50 and 100 free as well as in the 100 back. In the 50 free and 100 back, Hawkins earned conference medalist's honors, setting a Missouri State record and a Missouri Valley Conference record in the respective events. She also swam the leadoff position for the 200 free and 400 medley relays, which both finished second at the conference meet. Hawkins' times in the 50 and 100 free placed her on top in the Missouri State record board in each event. She also holds the best time in school history in the 100 back. Her performances at the conference meet gave her All-MVC first team honors. For her accomplishments in the classroom, Hawkins was named a MVC Scholar-Athlete and was named to the MSU Academic Honor Roll list. 2006-07: Hawkins was the 50 free champion at the 2007 Valley Championship with a time of 23.42, ranking her first in the MSU varsity record book. She also added second- and fourth-place conference finishes in the 100 back and 100 free. Hawkins swam the anchor leg of the first-place 400 medley relay, first-place 200 medley relay and second-place 400 free relay. She was the first leg of the 200 free relay that captured second at the MVC championship. Hawkins was named to the All-MVC squad and was on the MVC Scholar-Athlete team. 2005-06: Hawkins was the 2006 MSU Freshman of the Year and was a vital ingredient in the success of the Bears' relays, including the breaking of three varsity records (400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay). She led the 200 free relay, 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay to gold medals at the Valley Championship. Along with her three first-place wins, she earned second in the 50 free, 800 free relay and 400 free relay; third in the 100 free and fourth in the 100 back. Hawkins was also named to the MSU Academic Honor Roll. Background: Hawkins joined Missouri State after an impressive senior year at Carl Albert High. Hawkins was conference champion in the 100-yard back and 100-yard fly. She is the conference record holder in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 IM, 100 back and 100 fly. Hawkins finished second in state in the 100 Back and 100 Free. She was given the Suburban Swimmer of the Year award and was all-state Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Personal: Full name is Jordan Leigh Hawkins. Born April 15, 1987, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Daughter of Russell and Dee Ellen Hawkins.

Career Best:

Event Time Date, Opponent/Meet

50 free 23.30 2/14/08, MVC Championship

100 free 51.59 2/16/08, MVC Championship

100 back 56.30 2/15/08, MVC Championship

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