20 Johnny Martinez
20 Johnny Martinez
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fillmore, Calif.
High School: Fillmore
Position: Defender
Major: Sociology

SENIOR (2011): Key part of Santa Clara's 2011 team that went 11-5-4 overall and was ranked as high as No. 18 nationally ... made four starts and played in 16 games overall ... started in critical late-season games against St. Mary's (Nov. 6) and Gonzaga (Nov. 11) - matches that Santa Clara won as part of the team's 5-0 record down the stretch ... also started in rivalry games against San Jose State (Sept. 22) and San Diego (Oct. 16) ... played a season-high 90 minutes in that game at San Diego (Oct. 16).

JUNIOR (2010):
Played in the season's first two games before missing the remainder of the year with injury ... played 81 minutes in the season-opener against Wisconsin (Sept. 4) and 62 minutes against Loyola Chicago (Sept. 6).  

Captained the Oxnard College Condors in 2009 and led the team with 10 assists before transferring to Santa Clara … was named the Condors team MVP in 2009 for coach Ross Greaney … originally attended Cal State Northridge as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fillmore High School in Ventura County in 2007 … three-sport letterman playing soccer, football and running cross-country … enjoyed a terrific prep soccer career, helping the Flashes win the 2005 CIF Championship and the Tri-Valley League title in 2006 … named a 2006-07 All-CIF-Southern Section boys soccer star by Rivals.com … earned all-district and all-league honors, team MVP and served as a team captain at Fillmore ... also competed with the club team FC Hasental.   

PERSONAL: Born in Oxnard, Calif. … son of Guadalupe and Faviola Martinez … part of a big family, has four siblings, Maria, Vicente, Jennifer and Jaslyn … aspires to become a probation officer … majoring in sociology.