Redshirted the season.
Graduated from Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Ariz. In 2008 ... Earned varsity letters in baseball for head coach Henry Faccio ... A two-time East Valley All- Region honoree ... Won four games and struck out 64 opposing hitters as a pitcher in 2008 with a 3.81 ERA ... As a hitter, hit .327 on the season with a .429 on base percentage.
Full name: Mark Alan Hawkenson ... Born on June 9, 1990 in Chicago, Ill. ... Brother played baseball at Lewis University ... Son of Pamela and Alan Hawkenson.