• HERO Sports News (7/31/16)
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
All-CCAA honorable mention ... Appeared in 15 games, starting 14 in central midfield ... Started five of first six games, missing match at Point Loma (9/6) through injury suffered late in opener ... Credited with match-high five shots, her top total as a Triton, at Central Washington (9/16) ... Missed next four games while in Mexico City with Mexico U-20 national team.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 19 games, with nine starts ... Primarily played as a central midfielder, but also spent some time at forward ... Totaled six points, sixth on the team, from one goal and four assists (tied third) ... Made UCSD debut off the bench in second half of season opener vs. Concordia (9/3) ... Picked up first point as a Triton by earning credit for assist on 88th-minute game-winner in 1-0 decision vs. Point Loma (9/5) ... Earned first start at Humboldt State (10/16), and started each of final nine contests ... Lone goal was game-winning left-footed strike from 20-plus yards into upper left corner in 27th minute of 2-0 victory vs. Cal State San Marcos (10/21) ... Remaining three assists all came during run to CCAA Tournament banner ... Set up two, including winner, in 4-1 home rout in first round vs. Cal Poly Pomona (11/4), and the clincher in 3-0 semifinal triumph in Pomona over top-seeded Sonoma State (11/6) ... Had a hand in all three goals against the Seawolves, playing a season-high 74 minutes ... Season-high three shots vs. Seattle Pacific (11/12) ... Missed last three games in September through injury.
AT SIOUX FALLS
Attended the University of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, S.D., in 2014-15, and led the NCAA Division II Cougars in scoring as a true freshman ... Shared team highs with nine total points and four goals scored, and was first in shots (51) and shots on goal (24) ... Appeared in 15 games, all starts ... Made college debut as a starter in season opener vs. Nebraska-Kearney (9/5), tallying USF's lone goal in 1-1 draw ... One of her four goals was a game-winner, the lone score of 1-0 victory vs. MSU Moorhead (10/26) ... Hit for a two-goal brace in 3-2 triumph at St. Cloud State (10/5) ... Wore No. 10 shirt.
Invited to participate in a training camp with the Mexico U-20 national team in the capital of Mexico City ahead of the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea ... Attended camp from July 31 through Aug. 7 ... On Sept. 12, was formally invited into a second camp, Sept. 18-Oct. 1, also in Mexico City.
Played for So Cal Blues during the 2016 summer, finishing as U-19 national champions following a 5-0 win in title game (7/30) at US Youth Soccer National Championships at Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas ... Team went a perfect 4-0 in Frisco (13-1 goal aggregate) ... Traveled directly from Texas to Mexico City the following day (7/31) to join Mexico U-20 national team training camp ... Played for Oranje Voetbal Club (OVC) in El Cajon from 2004-15 ... Team captain for six seasons.
A 2014 graduate of Francis Parker School in San Diego ... Four-year varsity starter in soccer ... Totaled 101 career points from 28 goals and 45 assists, including nine goals and 32 assists in final season ... As a senior, guided the Lancers to first-ever title at the CIF Southern California Regional Championship, as they defeated Marymount High School of Los Angeles in the final, 3-2 ... Broke Parker's single-season record for assists in that final ... Coastal League Player of the Year and All-CIF San Diego Section Second Team as a senior ... Two-time All-Coastal League First Team as a junior and senior after second-team selection as a sophomore ... Three Coastal League crowns ... CIFSDS Division IV runner-up as a sophomore and junior ... Two-time Team MVP and senior captain ... San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a junior and senior ... Also participated in cross country, softball and cheerleading ... Ran at CIF State Cross Country Championships three times and helped Parker to CIF section crown.
Born Oct. 10 in National City ... Parents are Luis and Mabel Martinez ... Has an older brother named Luis ... Physiology and neuroscience major at Muir College ... Considering a career in medicine, possibly sports medicine, after graduating from UC San Diego ... Memorable soccer moments include representing her country at U-20 level and winning a club national championship ... Favorite UCSD moment is advancing to 2016 West Region final ... Lists reading, music and watching Liga MX (top Mexican division) among hobbies ... Roots for Club América, FC Barcelona and Mexico ... Favorite athlete is Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi ... Top movie is St. Elmos's Fire ... Listens to Drake, Maluma and Calvin Harris ... Loves bacon breakfast burritos.