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George Martinez
George  Martinez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
National City, Calif.

High School:
Sweetwater HS

Last College:
Southwestern College

Height:
5-9

Experience:
1L

BIG WEST CONFERENCE CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (09/25/17)

2016:
Ran in five events for the 49ers ... Recorded an 8K season best of 25:04.6 (59th) at the Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge ... Finished in 30th at the Big West Conference Championships in Riverside, Calif. with an 8K time of 26:19.9 ... Posted a 10K time of 31:46.1 (94th) at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, Calif.

SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE:
Competed two years in track and cross country at Southwestern College ... 2015 Pacific Coast Athletic Conference champion in the 10000m and runner-up in the 5000m ... Advanced to the Southern California Finals in both events ... Placed third in the 10K at the California State Championships as a freshman ... Won the 2014 PCAC cross country individual title.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Sweetwater High School ... Led the Red Devils to three South Bay League titles ... Three-time league champion in the 3200m (2011-13) and claimed back-to-back titles in the 1600m (2012-13) ... CIF-San Diego Section finalist in both distances as a junior and senior ... Also an All-CIF and all-league performer in cross country ... Won the league title in 2011 and was the CIF-San Diego Section runner-up in 2012.

PERSONAL: Member of the Beach track & field team ... Majoring in human development.

2016
UC Riverside Invitational 8K - 25:59.92 (43)
Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge 8K - 25:04.6 (59)
Highlander Invitational 6K - 18:34.46 (18)
Big West Conference Championships 8K (Riverside, Calif.) - 26:19.9 (30)
NCAA West Regional 10K (Sacramento, Calif.) - 31:46.1 (94)

2017
Pepperdine Invitational 5K - 16:01.83 (6)
UC Riverside Invitational 8K - 25:30.1 (50)
UNLV Invitational 6K - 19:09 (6)
Highlander Invitational 6K - 18:00.0 (4)

PERSONAL BESTS
5K - 16:01.83 (Pepperdine Invitational, 09/01/17)
6K - 18:34.46 (Highlander Invitational, 10/15/16)
8K - 25:04.6 (Sacramento Capital Cross Challenge, 10/01/16)
10K - 31:46.1 (NCAA West Regional, 11/11/16)

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