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Steven Martinez
Player Profile:
Steven Martinez 2289721
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 192
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Victoria East

• A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015:
• Played in the first two games of the season at cornerback, before missing the remainder of the year due to injury.
• Totaled seven tackles on the season.
• Recorded five tackles at Towson.
• Made two solo tackles in the victory at Monmouth.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014:
• Played in 10 games at cornerback, starting nine times.
• Tied for third on the team with 43 total tackles, including 37 solo stops.
• Led the team with six pass breakups, and tied for the team lead with two interceptions.
• Finished the season ranked seventh in the Patriot League in passes defended and 40th in total tackles.
• Led the team with a season-high eight tackles in the win at Lafayette.
• Recorded six tackles and a pass breakup at Brown.
• Totaled five tackles, an interception and a pass breakup during the victory over Lehigh.
• Made two tackles and intercepted a pass at Colgate.
• Tallied six total tackles at Dartmouth.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2013:
• Saw action in 11 games at cornerback, earning one start.
• Totaled 27 tackles on the season, including 25 solo stops and three tackles for loss.
• Also posted one interception and two pass breakups.
• Recorded a team-high eight solo tackles, two tackles for loss and two pass breakups against Georgetown in his first career start.
• Tallied four tackles, one tackle for loss and an interception in the victory at Bucknell.
• Totaled five solo tackles at Lehigh.
• Made three tackles against both Central Connecticut and Fordham.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012:
• Missed the entire season due to injury.
• Received a medical redshirt.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HOLY CROSS TRACK & FIELD:
• Competed in jumps and sprints during the 2013-2014 season.
• Placed eighth in the triple jump at the Patriot League indoor championship (13.93 meters) and 15th in the long jump (5.93 meters).
• Came in 15th in the triple jump at the New England indoor championship (13.65 meters).
• Had top marks of 13.93 meters in the triple jump, 6.02 meters in the long jump and 7.49 seconds in the 60-meter dash.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Spent one postgraduate year at the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Conn., playing for head coach Chuck Reid.
• Previously played for head coach Mickey Finley at Victoria East High School in Victoria, Texas.
• Earned second team All-District honors, in addition to being an Academic All-State selection.
• Served as team captain at both Victoria East and Loomis Chaffee.
• Also a member of the varsity track and field team, earning All-Region honors in the triple jump.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Sylvia Martinez.
• Has five brothers (Mario, Demond, Nivory, Malik and Elijah) and two sisters (Claudia and Mia).
• Majoring in Psychology.

 

MARTINEZ'S CAREER STATISTICS
INTERCEPTIONS          G    No    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2013................  11     1     15   0  15  15.0   1.4
2014................  10     2     29   0  29  14.5   2.9
2015................   2     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
TOTAL...............  23     3     44   0  29  14.7   1.9

ALL PURPOSE            G  Rush   Rec    PR    KR    IR  Total Avg/G
2013................  11     0     0     0     0    15     15   1.4
2014................  10     0     0     0     0    29     29   2.9
2015................   2     0     0     0     0     0      0   0.0
TOTAL...............  23     0     0     0     0    44     44   1.9

TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2012................   0     0     0     0      0-0       0    0    0    0
2013................  11    25     2    27      3-5       3    0    0    0
2014................  10    37     6    43      0-0       8    0    0    0
2015................   2     4     3     7      0-0       0    0    0    0
TOTAL...............  23    66    11    77      3-5      11    0    0    0
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