Cheridan Hawkins

Softball

Height: 5'10"
Position: Pitcher
Hometown: Anderson, Calif.
School: Oregon
Graduation: 2016

EXPERIENCE
2016 Women's Elite Team Member
- 2013 World Cup of Softball participant
  - Picked up four strikeouts while allowing seven hits in 10 innings of work for a 2.10 ERA

2013 Women's National Team Member
- 2013 World Cup silver medal
   - Pitched in 2.1 innings with one strikeout
- 2013 Mayor's Cup and Pan Am Games Qualifier Gold Medal
   - Went 2-0 from the circle, appearing in six games with 14.1 innings pitched and 23 strikeouts

2013 Junior Women's National Team Member
- 2013 ISF JWWC silver medal
   - Went 4-1 with 25.2 innings pitched, 35 strikeouts and a 0.81 ERA

AT OREGON
Three-time Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016)
Two-time NFCA All-American (2014, 2015)
Four-time First-Team All-Pac-12 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Top 3 Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year (2015)
All-Pac-12 Freshman Team (2013)
Holds Oregon's record for career strikeouts

GETTING TO KNOW HAWKINS

Parents are Natalie and Charley Hawkins
Has two sisters, Natasha and Charli
Dream job is to run a sports facility that offers lessons for children with disabilities
Favorite sport besides softball is basketball or volleyball
On what it means to represent the United States in softball: The opportunity to represent USA is priceless. For me playing for USA is an honor and I enjoy every moment I get to put on that jersey and play for my country. It means everything to me to play for my country and I make sure to try and live every moment in the present.
What she enjoys most about softball: I enjoy getting the opportunity to go out and compete everyday with my teammates. I also love making memories with my teammates that we can cherish forever. Lastly I love getting to be involved in every pitch and having the chance to help my team win.

FUN FACTS
Spent 10 days in Panama building a basketball court with fellow Oregon student-athletes and the people of Canaza.
Favorite activities: Hunting and fishing with my family. Going for rides in my hometown with my Gma Debbie.
Favorite snack/meal: My favorite meal is when my mom makes Swedish meatballs over white rice.
Best vacation she's ever had: When my family and I went to Disneyland and the rose bowl game for Christmas in 2014.
My cellphone wallpaper is: It is a picture of my nephew LJ smiling after he watched his first Duck softball game.
Best advice I've ever received: The sun will come up tomorrow.

ONE LAST THING
Last gift I bought: The last gift I bought was purses for my Mom, Grandma, and sisters from Panama.
Last movie I watched: Batman Begins
Last splurge: Getting a pedicure
Last guilty pleasure: Ben and Jerry's ice cream!
Last thing I misplaced: My cellphone. I am always misplacing it!

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