Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Indoor: Set a new UAB school record and freshman record with a vault of 3.40m (11-01.75) at the Vulcan Invite ... cleared the bar at 3.25m (10-08.00) at the Ice Breaker Invite ... placed 14th at the C-USA Championship in the pole vault with a jump of 3.21m (10-06.25). Outdoor: Bettered the UAB school record and the freshman record with a career-best pole vault of 3.50m (11-05.75) to place second at the `Southern Invite ... finished 10th in the same event (3.45m, 11-03.75) at the C-USA Championship ... took fourth place in the pole vault at the Alabama Relays with a jump of 3.40m (11-01.75) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Attended Pelham High School ... a two-time AAU district and regional champion in the pole vault ... won the 2010 ESPN Rise Games at Disney Wide World of Sports ... a two-time USATF Junior Olympics state champion and National Junior Olympics qualifier ... awarded the 2008 Most Improved Player and 2009 Most Valuable Jumper by Pelham High School ... earned A-B honor roll.
Full name is Toni Marie Hawkins ... born June 9, 1993 ... daughter of Tony and Cynthia Hawkins ... majoring in sociology.