Sam Martinez - Southwestern University
- San Antonio, TX
- High School:
- MacArthur HS
Martinez had another great year for the Pirates. He started off the season with a fifth place finish at the DIII Cross Country Chamionships with a time of 26:57.35. He also finished in 13th at the Incarnate Word Invite running a 28:54.90. At the SCAC Championships, Sam was the first to cross the finish line for the Pirates in 27:30.35, placing 26th overall. Martinez was also named to the SCAC Academic Honor Roll.
Martinez had a sensational sophomore campaign for the Pirates. He finish in ninth place at the SCAC Championships with a personal best time of 26:00.9, earning him a spot on the All-Conference team. Martinez was named as SCAC Runner-of-the-Week for the week of Oct. 11-17.
Martinez placed 10th at the Texas DIII Chapmionships with a time of 28:02.
Martinez was a member of the Brahma cross country team.
Sam is the son of Carlos and Sarah and has one sibling, Gabe. Sam is a history major with a minor in communication at SU.