Born 1/29/81 in Hayward, California ... parents are James and Vivian Martin.
1999-CC: redshirted the season.
2000-T&F: ran a 17:57.21 in the 5,000m for a second-place finish at the UTEP Springtime Invitational...finished the 3000m in 9:50.56 at the Cardinal Invitational...finished fifth at Utah Collegiate Championships and seventh at the Mountain West Conference Championships in the 3000m...finished 3rd in the 3000m at the USATF Junior Nationals in a time of 10:05.70...competed as a member of the USA Junior team in an international meet in Montreal...ran a 4:45.18 to place fifth in the 1500m at a US?Canada Junior meet in Sherbrooke, Canada.
2000-CC: second at Stanford Invitational, finishing 5K course in 18:30...earned All-MWC honors with a sixth-place finish at conference championships, covering 6K course in 21:22...named MWC Freshman of the Year...covered 6K course at NCAA Championships in 21:36 to finish 55th overall.
2001-T&F: fourth in 3000m (10:01.90) at Minnesota Classic ... won 3000m (9:59.83) at Tyson Invitational ... fifth in 5000m (18:36.42) at MWC Indoor Championships ... second in 3000m steeplechase (11:03.80) at Cougar Invitational ... fifth in 3000m steeplechase (10:29.79) at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... fifth in 3000m steeplechase (10:50.73) at MWC Outdoor Championships ... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete.
Cross country team MVP at Irvington High in Fremont ... finished second in league, fourth in district and eighth in state in 3,200m ... finished first in the 3,200m at the Stanford Invitational ... was named Irvington High Athlete of the Year ... voted cross country athlete of the year by Tri-City Argus ... holds high school records in 1,500m, 1,600m, 3,000m, 3,2000m, and 5,000m ... also lettered in soccer ... graduated with a 3.9 GPA.
1999 | Redshirt Year
2000 | Freshman Year
Finished second at Stanford Invitational, finishing 5K course in 18:30 ... earned All-MWC honors with a sixth-place finish at conference championships, covering 6K course in 21:22 ... named MWC Freshman of the Year ... finished fifth at NCAA Championships with a time of 21:36 (6K).
2001 | Sophomore Year
Placed fifth at the Great Race, completing the 5K course in 18:24.4 ... finished 17th at the Great American Festival in 17:41.7 (5K)... placed 17th in the Stanford Invitational 6K with a time of 21:58 ... named second team all-MWC after running a season-best 21:38 in the Mountain West Conference Championships.
2002 | Senior Year
Won the Great America B Team race with a time of 18:41.5 ... finished 15th at Pre-Nationals with a time of 20:49.1 ... ran the MWC Championships in 21:06.2 to finish third ... placed seventh at Mountain Regional with a time of 20:52 ... placed seventh at the NCAA Championships, finishing the race in 20:15.2.