Men's Cross Country

Martin Martinez
Martin Martinez
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Waukegan, Ill.
High School: Warren Township
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Finishes ninth in the finals of the 1,500 meters at the Ivy Championships … won the 3,000 meters at the Brown Springtime Open. 

2013-14 Indoor: Represented the Bears at the IC4A Indoor Track and Field Championships, completing the mile in a personal best time of 4:10.05 … Competed in the Distance Medley Relay at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, finishing in a time of 4:14.49 … Finished second in the 1,000 meter race at the Brown University Invitational in a time of 2:31.93, a personal record … Notched a top-10 finish at the Joe Donahue games, finishing the mile in 4:19.59.

2013 XC: Placed 11th at Rothenberg Invitational with a time of 26:02.2… Placed 52nd at Heptagonal Championship with a time of 25:13.7… Recorded a time of 32:07.7 at the NCAA Northeast Regional 

Before Brown: A four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Warren Township High School … four-time all-conference and three-time team MVP in cross country … two-time all-state … two-time team captain … 2011 regional champion … two-time team captain for track … state qualifier in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters … Lake County and sectional champion … conference champion in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters … Warren Township Athlete of the Year as a senior … IHSA Academic All-State Honorable Mention … also lettered in wrestling.

Personal: Born on May 6, 1995 … son of Nicole and Martin Martinez … has two sisters, Alyssa and Vanessa, and two brothers, Matthew and Jakob … hobbies include basketball.