Eric Martin
Eric Martin
Height: 5'9"
Year: JR
Hometown: The Woodlands, TX
High School: The Woodlands College Park
Event: Mid-Distance

As a Sophomore (2012-2013):

Cross Country -- Ran at the SCIAC multi-duals and league championship ... Posted best time at the Championships (29:48)

Track/Field -- One of the best middle distance runners in the league ... Named all-conference for his efforts in the 1500 meter races at the season ending championship (4:03.05) ... His best time in the 800 meter (1:55.51) ranks fifth in school history ... His best 1500 meter finish (4:01.64) is also the fifth best time in Caltech lore

As a Freshman (2011-2012):

Competed in two races for the Caltech cross country squad…Made his Caltech debut at the SCIAC Championships when he ran a 30:22 8K race…Posted his best mark of the year when he ran the NCAA West Regionals in 28:28


Personal:

Physics and Computer Science major ... National Merit finalist and AP Scholar in HS ... Two-time all district and regional finalist in 800 meters .... High School record holder in 800 meter ... Named all district in 800 meter ... VP of Model UN Club at College Park HS ... Enjoys outdoor activities (running, hiking, cycling) ... Lists USA 800 meter runner Nick Symmonds as favorite athlete ... Worked on project that helped catch credit card fraud ... List Carl Sagan as biggest influance on academic endeavors ... Son of Doug and Val ... Has one sibling - Alli