Stubbs First Trojan To Be Named Pac-12 Defensive Player Of The Year; Eight Total Trojans Earn All-Pac-12 Honors
The senior catcher has thyrown out 54 percent of would-be base stealers.
The Trojans will finish the regular season on Friday at Dedeaux Field.
Game three of the series set for 7 p.m. PT on Monday.
Timmy Robinson led the way with three RBIs.
A fielding error on the potential final out of the game extends things as the 'Eaters tie the game 5-5 in the ninth.
2014/FRESHMAN: In his first season of work for the Trojans, Martinez batted .297 while starting 50 of 52 games ... Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... Finished the season with 55 hits and tallied 23 runs ... Recorded 29 RBI ...Struck out only 14 times in 185 at bats ... Had 13 multi-hit games ... His first career hit came on Feb. 14 versus Northwestern going 1-for-3 to drive in one run ... Recorded 10 doubles and one home run throughout the duration of the season ... Earned his home run on March 4 versus UC Irvine ... Recorded a season and career high three RBI on April 5 versus Arizona State where he went 3-for-6 to drive in three runs ... Had a season and career high of four hits on April 18 versus Arizona where he went 4-for-6 to drive in one run ... Went on an eight game hitting streak from April 5 to April 18 ... During that time, Martinez went 18-for-35.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Mater Dei HS for head coach Burt Call...Three-time All-CIF Division I selection (2011,12,13)...2013 Rawlings First Team All-American...California All-Region First Team...MaxPreps First Team Large School All-State Team 2013...2010-13 All-Orange County Team selection... All-Trinity League selection 2010-13...2011 & 2012 Perfect Game Underclass First Team...Member of the U18 USA National Team...All-World Team 18U World Championships...National Junior Player of the Year and First Team Underclass All-American by MaxPreps in 2012...Perfect Game All-American, Under Armour All-American...In 2013 as a senior, batted .395, 17 RBI, 4 doubles...Four-year varsity career batted .380...National Freshman of the Year in 2010 by MaxPreps...Led team to NHSI titles in 2012 and 2013, CIF championship in 2010, Trinity League titles in 2010 and 2013 and Boras State title in 2013...Graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Parents are Joey and Patty...Has one brother, Josh and one sister, Priscilla...Business administration major...Chose USC because, "He wants to leave his legacy with the baseball program. Wants to be a part of this family and tradition."...Lists his biggest sports hero as Albert Pujols because of what he does on the field and in the community as well...Favorite foods are sushi, chocolate milk and ribs...Favorite movies are Ted and We're the Millers...Favorite TV shows are Hardcore Pawn and E:60...Would like to visit Bora Bora and Dubai...Favorite musicians are Drake, Lil Wayne and Kid Ink...Birthdate is December 29, 1994.