Coach Daron Schoenrock picked Coach of the Year while son Erik is leagues Pitcher of the Year
23rd-round draft pick of the New York Mets in the 2010 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in June...2010 Second Team All-C-USA...Started in centerfield in all 58 games...Finished second on the club with a .377 batting average...Led the team, C-USA and ranked 29th nationally with 98 hits...Led Memphis and was fifth in the league with 62 runs scored...Paced the Tigers with five triples...Posted 41 RBI, 24 walks, 19 stolen bases and 10 doubles...Ranked in the top-10 in C-USA in batting average, runs, hits, triples and stolen bases...Hit safely in 51 of 58 games, including 24 of 27 games against C-USA foes...Reached base in 54 of Memphis' 58 games, including a streak of 24-straight games to start the season...Batted .394 in league play...Collected multiple hits in 29 games and multiple RBI in 11...Recorded three or more hits in 14 games...Fell one-game shy of Memphis' hit streak record with a 22-game hit streak that spanned from April 13-May 21...Hit .443 with 47 hits in the streak...Drove 18 runs with two outs...Went 4-for-7 with three runs and a career-high four RBI vs. Marshall (4/3/10)...Matched his career-high with four RBI in a 4-for-6 effort vs. Arkansas State (4/21/10)...Went 7-for-13 (.538) and collected multiple hits in all three games of a series sweep of Tennessee Tech...Hit .455 (5-for-11) in opening C-USA series vs. Rice...Went 7-for-16 (.438) with seven runs and four RBI in a series win over C-USA rival Marshall...Hit .500 to help Memphis clinch a C-USA series vs. Tulane...Batted .387 (12-for-31) against teams ranked in the top-30...Collected three hits and scored twice to help Memphis top #15 Ole Miss (4/13/10)...Had three hits and scored the game-winning run in a 7-6 win over Middle Tennessee (2/20/10)...Came home with the game-winning run in a 6-5 win over East Carolina (4/9/10)...Came through with a walk-off single to push Memphis past UL-Monroe (4/28/10)...Was a perfect 4-for-4 with a pair of RBI to help Memphis past UAB, 9-2 (5/7/10)...Was 9-for-13 (.692) with three runs and three RBI in UAB series.
Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star...Named to 2010 Cape Cod Baseball League's All-League Team...Led league in hitting for major portion of summer before finishing second with a .359 batting average...Led Brewster Whitecaps and ranked in the top-10 in the CCBL with 52 hits, 25 runs and 22 stolen bases...Led club with five sacrifice hits and tied for team lead with 18 RBI...Added two doubles and a home run...Drew 16 walks...Ranked among the league's top offensive performers with 57 total bases.
2009 C-USA All-Freshman...Had a standout rookie campaign, leading the Tigers with a .309 batting average, a .392 on-base percentage and 60 hits...Was the first freshman to lead a Memphis team in hitting since 1981...Started in centerfield in 46 of the 48 games he played in, including 18 of his 19 C-USA games...Scored 32 runs, drove in 12 more and stole nine bases...Got his career off to a fast start, going 3-for-5 with the game-winning RBI in Memphis' 5-4 season-opening win over Kansas (2/20/09)...Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI in his second career game versus Bradley (2/21/09)...Hit safely in his first five collegiate games...Reached base in 15 of his first 16 games...Posted a club-high 19 multi-hit games that included a career-high 4-for-5 effort in a 13-inning win over Austin Peay (4/15/09)...Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored vs. Bradley (2/21/09)...Posted three hits, scored three runs and drove in another vs. Indiana State (3/14/09)...Went 7-for-14 with five runs scored in the Indiana State series...Was 2-for-5 with two runs scored vs. Tulane (4/26/09) and UAB (5/2/09).
Two-time Tennessee All-State standout...Earned All-Region and All-Metro accolades...Was tabbed a 2007 TSWA DII All-State performer...Joined current Tiger juniors Heith Hatfield, Ben Paullus and Jacob Wilson as finalists for the 2008 Commercial Appeal Best of Preps award...Named to the 2007 TCBA AAA/DII All-State Team with current Tigers Robby Graham and Ryan Holland...Was a Division II West All-Region and All-Metro selection in 2006...Batted .442 and was 7-2 as a pitcher in 2008...Helped the Purple Wave to D2-AA West Region regular-season and tournament titles...Was a four-year letterwinner in the outfield and on the pitcher's mound for head coach Buster Kelso...Hit over .400 with 67 doubles and more than 100 stolen in his prep career.
Son of Angela and Chito Martinez...Father, Chito was the first Belizean-born Major League Baseball player and played three seasons for the Baltimore Orioles...Majoring in management.