2008-09 Baseball
Alex Martinez
Alex Martinez
No.: 23
Pos.: IF
Cl.: Jr.
Ht./Wt.: 6-2/200
B/T: R/R
Hometown/Last School: Monhegan Lake, N.Y./Lakeland
Rosters: 2009-10 Baseball
2008-09 Baseball
2007-08 Baseball
As a redshirt-Junior (2009): Appeared in 54 games, including 49 starts (48 at first base, one as the designated hitter)...ranked second on the squad with a career-best 12 home runs, 53 RBI and 14 multi-RBI games...finished third with 12 doubles, a .565 slugging percentage and 16 multi-hit games...also ranked fourth with 105 total bases...hit go ahead home run vs. Lipscomb in the A-Sun Championship Game en route to tournament MVP honors...tallied a home run in four consecutive games (4/3-7)...went a career-best 4-for-4 with two doubles vs. Bethune-Cookman (5/6)...also finished with at least three hits in four games...tallied a career-high four RBI vs. USC Upstate (3/28)...21 of his RBI came with two outs...notched three RBI in five games and drove in a run in eight consecutive games (3/28-4/9)...registered career-best two stolen bases at Kennesaw State (5/1).

As a redshirt-sophomore (2008): Appeared in 45 games, including 33 starts at first base...tallied a hit his first collegiate home run and a career-best three RBI against UNC-Wilmington (2/24)...also tallied a round tripper at Dallas Baptist (5/10)...registered his first career triple at North Florida (5/2)...tallied a career-best eight-game hitting streak...finished with multiple hits in nine games...tied a career-high with three hits at North Florida (5/4) and against Georgia Southern (5/13)...tallied a double in five consecutive games (4/15-26).

As a redshirt-freshman (2007): Appeared in 24 games, including 14 starts (11 as the designated hitter, three at first base)...tallied a season-high three hits against North Florida (5/5)...tallied multiple hits on six occasions...tallied his first collegiate hit with a triple and drove in a season-best two runs against Florida A&M (2/7)...also tied his career-best with two RBI against Western Michigan (3/11)...recorded his first collegiate double against Georgia Southern (2/13). As a freshman (2006): Sat out the season as a redshirt.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Lakeland Senior High School for Dennis Robinson, Sr. as a first baseman and outfielder…as a senior, he earned all-Section I, all-state, all-region and league Most Valuable Player accolades after batting .618 with 13 home runs and 37 RBI…as a junior, he batted .579 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI en route to all-section, all-region, all-state and league MVP honors…as a sophomore, he earned all-section and league MVP accolades after batting .490 with six homers and 37 RBI…also led the Hornets to a 56-15 combined record, including a section title, as a freshman and a section title as a sophomore…his coach, Dennis Robinson, Sr., is the father of former Dolphin Dennis Robinson (2003-04).

Personal: Born Feb. 23, 1987, in Bronx, N.Y…son of Alex Martinez, Sr. and Ivette Lopez…he and his wife, Kelly, have a son Jordan...wife, Kelly, played for the women’s basketball team at JU...has three brothers: Andrew, Manny and Anthony; and a sister, Starr…major is sociology.