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Joseph Martinez
Joseph  Martinez

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Platteville, Colo.

High School:
Greeley West

Weight:
133

11/22/2015

Cavaliers Claim Two Championships At Mat Town Open

Two Championships, Five Wrestlers Place To Highlight Sunday's Open

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

11/02/2014

Virginia Rolls to Three Wins in Season-Opening Quad Meet

UVa wins 25 of 30 bouts in victories over Anderson (S.C.), VMI and George Mason

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

02/16/2014

No. 12 Cavaliers Roll to 34-3 Win at George Mason

Cavaliers win nine of 10 weight classes in regular-season finale

2015-16
Posted a 13-7 record on the season
Wrestled at 125 pounds until the final regular season meet at No. 24 Pitt (133 pounds)
Wrestled in four tournaments and four dual meets
Finished second at the Clarion Open (11/1) falling only to teammate Nick Herrmann
Claimed the championship at the Mat Town Open (11/22) at 125 pounds
Finished second at the Nittany Lion Open (12/7), going 4-1
Wrestled in dual meets vs. No. 25 North Dakota State (11/6), VMI (1/8), Chattanooga (2/14), and at No. 24 Pitt (2/19)

2014-15
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third time
• Went 2-4 at 133 pounds
• Picked up 9-5 win over Anderson’s Zak Hale in UVa’s season-opening dual (11/2)

2013-14
• Went 15-14 during his redshirt sophomore season, including 12-8 record in duals as starter at 133 pounds
• Was 5-1 in ACC duals
• Defeated three NCAA qualifiers in the regular season: Shelton Mack (Pitt), Dennis Gustafson (Virginia Tech) and Vincent Dellafave (Rutgers)

2012-13
• Redshirt season
• Wrestled in eight tournaments at 133 pounds, compiling 22-14 record while competing unattached
• Took fourth place at Edinboro Open
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

2011-12
• Posted a 19-11 record during his freshman season (19-10 at 133)
• Was 3-1 in dual competitions, with 3-0 mark at 133 pounds
• Wrestled up a weight for the NC State dual, falling to All-American Darrius Little at 141 pounds
• Filled in for an injured Matt Nelson in three of UVa's February duals, defeating Rutgers' Joe Langel (7-5), Appalachian State's Brett Boston (16-6) and George Mason's Zach Isenhour (George Mason)
• Won the Mat Town Open at 133 (11/26)
• Runner-up at the NC State Open (11/13)

GREELEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL
• Set Colorado all-time wins record (173)
• Went 173-8 in high school, including 47-0 his senior year
• Three-time Colorado state champion and four-time state finalist
• NHSCA champion (junior division)
• NHSCA runner up (sophomore division)
• Named a high school Academic All-American
• Four-year team captain
• Coached by Jim Martinez at Greeley West
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are Jesus and Kellie Martinez
• Has one brother, Emilio, and one sister, Felicia

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2011-12 133 19-11 3-1 0-0 10 0-0 0-0 5-1 0-1 2-4 5:32
2012-13* 133 22-14 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 7-1 1-0 1-3 1:26
2013-14 133 15-14 12-8 5-1 36 1-2 0-0 2-5 0-0 3-0 1:36
2014-15 133 2-4 1-0 0-0 3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-0 5:50
2015-16 125 13-7 1-3 0-1 0 0-0 0-0 4-4 2-0 0-0 --
Career 49-36 17-12 5-2 49 1-2 0-0 11-11 2-1 6-4 1:36
*denotes redshirt season

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