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13 Christina Martinez

Career: Played in 162 games, including 145 as a starter ... hit .189 (70-370) with nine doubles, one triple, three home runs, and 48 RBIs ... Bucknell pitchers earned three All-Patriot League honors during her four years as a catcher ... one-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2017 (Senior): Started 42 of the team's 43 games at catcher ... hit .206 (21-102) with two doubles and 15 RBIs ... batted .262 (11-42) in league play ... helped guide a young pitching staff to a league-best 2.35 ERA and six shutouts ... had multiple hits in four games, including wins over Hampton, Saint Peter's, and Lafayette ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (Junior): Started all 50 games at catcher, helping the Bison finish with 10 shutouts and a team ERA of 2.77 ... hit .192 (25-13) with five doubles, one home run, and 19 RBIs ... led the team with nine successful sacrifice bunts ... went 2-for-4 with a home run in a 9-3 win at Saint Francis.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in 39 games, including 37 starts at catcher ... hit .198 (17-86) with two doubles, one triple, one home run and seven runs scored ... drove in nine runs and walked 11 times ... was successful on both of her stolen base attempts ... went 2-for-3 with a home run in a 7-4 win over Cornell ... went 1-for-2 and drove in a run in a 3-1 win over Colgate in the opening round of the Patriot League Tournament.

2014 (Freshman): Played in 12 games, including seven starts ... hit .222 (4-18) with one home run and four RBIs ... home run and all four RBIs came during  2-for-2 day in a 12-0 win over Lafayette (4/5).

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in softball at DePaul Catholic High School ... named first team All-County, All-Conference and All-Non-Public as a junior and senior ... garnered a first team All-Conference and second team All-County selection after her sophomore season ... selected to the second team All-Passaic as a freshman ... named team's offensive MVP for three consecutive seasons ... surpassed the 100 career hits mark as a senior … named the DePaul Catholic Outstanding Athlete of the Year for excellence in athletics over four years … a Kathleen Walsh Scholarship recipient … received the Principal's Honor for academics as a sophomore ... a Vincentian Scholar ... president of the National Honor Society... played travel softball for the Hudson Valley Hurricanes ... daughter of Mary and George Martinez ... has an older brother, Michael.

Major: Accounting & Financial Management

Position: Catcher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wayne, N.J.
High School: DePaul Catholic
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