Paul Dunne leads the Blazers with a two-round total of 143
Blazers are in eighth place after round one
UAB tied for fourth place last season
McDonald and Sutton tied for second place at five-under par
UAB one-stroke behind first place Mississippi State after day one
Senior Season (2012-13)
Competed in eight tournaments for the Blazers during his senior campaign ... maintained a 75.0 stroke average over 23 rounds ... recorded three top-25 finishes ... shot a season best round of two-under par 70 in the second round at the Conference USA Championship ... had his best finish of the season at the Duck Invitational, where he shot a 218 (+2) to conclude the tournament in a tie for 14th place ... finished in 16th place with a three-round total of 223 (+7) at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
Junior Season (2011-12)
Hawkins averaged a 73.1 on the season competing in 12 tournaments for the Blazers...he turned in his best 36-hole score of 139 (-5) at the Bancorp South Intercollegiate to finish tied for third individually...Hawkins recorded his lowest 54-hole score in the Sam Hill Intercollegiate when he carded a three-under-par 210 to finish tied for 10th.
Sophomore Season (2010-11)
Competed in six tournaments in his first full season with the Blazers ... best tournament came at the C-USA championship ... had a career-best 16th-place result in the event after carding a two-over par 218, which was also a career-best 54-hole score ... carded an opening round career-low 18 hole score of three-under par 69 in the opening day of the Bancorp South Intercollegiate ... also recorded a career-best 36 hole score of 147 as the conference championahip.
Redshirt Season (2009-10)
Sat out the 2009-10 season as a redshirt.
Jacksonville State (2008-09)
Played one season with the Gamecocks, where he compiled a 74.72 per-round average ... was named the Ohio Valley Freshman of the Year ... also earned second-team All-OVC honors ... had one runner-up finish and three top-25 finishes during his freshman season at JSU.
Five-year letterwinner (8th-12th grade) under head coach Adam Lomeens at Fort Payne High School ... high school teammate of current Blazer Blake Watts ... made four state championship appearances during high school career ... was the 2007 sectional medalist ... also captured the individual title at the Scotsboro Invitational ... helped lead team to a state runner-up finish in 2007 ... also led squad to the team title at the Blue/Gray Championship.
Full name is William Hunter Hawkins ... born July 17, 1990 in Fort Payne, Ala. ... son of Vicki Dodd and Chuck Hawkins ... intended major is accounting ... also has seven brothers and sisters.