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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 To 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

AT VIRGINIA: 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
Career 36-29 16-9 5-1 49 1-2 0-0 7-7 0-1 6-4 1:36
*denotes redshirt season

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