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#5 Juan Martinez
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
Other College: Bakersfield College
Experience: Junior College

Career Honors
2009 All-Summit League First Team
2009 Tempe Regional All-Tournament Team
2009 Summit League All-Tournament Team
2008 All-Summit League First Team
2008 Summit League All-Tournament Team

2009 (Senior)
Named First-Team All-Summit League for the second consecutive season... led the team in average (.377), hits (75), RBI (66), total bases (137) and sacrifice hits (12)... tallied 12 doubles, one triple and 16 home runs... posted a .688 slugging percentage and a .459 on-base percentage... batted .419 in Summit League play with seven doubles, five homers and 35 RBI... named to the Tempe Regional All-Tournament Team after going 7-for-19 (.368) with a double, two homers and four RBI... selected to the Summit League All-Tournament Team for the second consecutive season after going 4-for-11 (.364) with a game-winning grand slam against Southern Utah on May 22... tallied three game-winning hits and two-game tying knocks on the season... named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball, Pro-Line Athletic National Hitter of the Week by NCBWA and Central Region Player of the Week by CollegeBaseballInsider.com on April 14 after a monster week at the plate... went 13-of-22 (.591) with five homers and 19 RBI in five games for a 1.273 slugging percentage... posted two walk-off, game-winning hits over the five contests... went 4-for-6 with eight RBI and two long balls against South Dakota State on April 11... drove in three more runs in the second game of the doubleheader for 11 RBI on the day... posted 22 multi-hit games and 14 multi-RBI performances... went 5-for-7 with four RBI in ORU’s 13-inning victory over Wichita State on May 5... posted four hits and six RBI in the Golden Eagles’ 31-3 victory over Western Illinois on May 14.

2008 (Junior)
Earned First-Team All-Summit League honors... started all 62 games for the Golden Eagles... recorded a .329 batting average with nine homers and 55 RBI... ranked third on the squad with an average of .394 in Summit League play... hit seven home runs and posted a .677 slugging percentage in conference action, ranking second and third on the team, respectively... belted two home runs and five RBI in ORU’s 19-2 win over Western Illinois... went 5-for-6 in stolen bases on the season.

2007 Summer
Spent the summer playing for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League ... Hit .218 with four doubles, one home run and 15 RBI in 38 games played ... Teammate of current Golden Eagles Adam Younger, Andre Lamontagne, David Genao and Carlos Luna.

Before ORU
Transfered to ORU after spending two seasons at Bakersfield College ... Led Bakersfield with a .353 batting average ... Knocked in 30 runs with 11 doubles, two triples and two home runs ... Scored 23 runs ... Named All Western State South Second-Team All-Conference ... Led the Renegades in hitting in 2006 with a .389 average ... Finished second on the squad in runs (38), hits (68), RBI (36), doubles (10) and home runs (9) ... Led the team with a .623 slugging percentage ... Earned California Community College Baseball Coaches Association Southern California All-American and All Western State South First-Team All-Conference honors.

High School
Graduated from South High School in Bakersfield, Calif. in 2005 ... Was named all-league, all-area and team MVP in baseball while earning honors in football and soccer also ... Prepped under head coach Arley Hill ... Also lettered in football and soccer.

Full name is Juan Martinez ... Son of Jesus and Yolanda Martinez ... Recreation Administration Major ... Born on December 26, 1986 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Has a brother, Octavio Martinez, who is a catcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers Triple-A Minor League organization ... Chose ORU over U.C. Irvine and Fresno State.

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