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Romain Martin
Romain Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Le Mans, France

High School:
EGC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 180

Event:
Multis

Birthdate:
07/12/1988

All-America Honors:
Outdoor (2011, 2012); Indoor (2011, 2012, 2013)


04/21/2013

T&F: Blomberg shines to lead Mavs at Beach Invitational

Sophomore had the second-fastest steeplechase time in school history

04/03/2013

T&F: Martin tabbed WAC field athlete of the week

Senior finished second in decathlon at Texas Relays

03/28/2013

T&F: Martin takes runner-up honors at Texas Relays

Hampton, Nilsson finish third and fourth in 1500 meters

03/27/2013

T&F: Martin second after day one of Texas Relays decathlon

UTA senior finished as runner up last season

03/26/2013

T&F: Strong Mavericks contingent to head south for Texas Relays

UTA will send nearly half of its squad to prestigious event

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Became the third three-time indoor All-American selection in school history, joining Sansiski Daniels and Elston Cawley.
• Placed eighth in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships with a season-best score of 5,772 points.
• Dominated the Western Athletic Conference heptathlon championship after scoring 5,706 points.
• Won five of the seven events at the league meet.
• Also scored points at the WAC Championships in the 60m hurdles with a fifth-place finish (8.19).
• Cruised to victory at the Bill Bergan Multi Event with 5,756 points in the heptathlon.
• Named WAC Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 30.

2012
• Earned first-team All-America honors after placing fifth in the heptathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
• Totaled a school-record 5,880 points in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships.
• Had his best NCAA showing in the pole vault, placing fourth among the multi-event athletes with a mark of 5.00 meters.
• Won the crown in the Southland Conference Championships for the second consecutive season with 5,552 points.
• Named the SLC Indoor Athlete of the Year following a stellar campaign that also included third-place finishes in the 60-meter hurdles and the pole vault.
• Won five of the seven events and had one runner-up placements in the league's heptathlon competition.
• Also won the heptathlon at the Jacksons Invitational with 5,796 points.

2011
• First-team All-America honoree in the heptathlon after placing third at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
• Established a new school record at the NCAAs with 5,897 points in the heptathlon.
• His third-place finish was the best national finish by a Maverick since the 1998 campaign.
• Was the first-ever Mavericks athlete to reach the NCAA Championships in a multiple-event competition.
• Named Southland Conference Athlete of the Year.
• Was the conference champion in the pentathlon with a score of 5,728 at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships.
• Placed either first or second in all seven events at the league meet.
• Grabbed third place in the heptathlon with a score of 5,647 at the Iowa State Classic.
• Placed second in the pole vault at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I, clearing 4.69 meters.
• Also came in second in the long jump with a leap of 6.69 meters at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad.

Outdoor Highlights:
2012
• Earned first-team All-America plaudits after finishing second in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
• His runner-up showing at the NCAAs was the best individual finish by a UTA athlete since 1991, when McClinton Neal was the national champion in the 400-meter hurdles.
• Totaled 7,956 points at the meet, the second highest total of his career.
• Had a personal-best total of 7,977 points at the Texas Relays to place second.
• Repeated as conference champion in the decathlon by scoring 7,426 points.
• Won eight of the 10 events at the league meet to win the competition by nearly 500 points.
• Named Southland Conference Athlete of the Week on April 4.
• Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the javelin.

2011
• Named a second-team All-American in the decathlon after finishing 11th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
• Totaled 7,727 points in the 10 events, with his best finish being fourth place in the javelin (58.96m).
• Placed first decathlon at the SLC OUtdoor Championships with a score of 7,556.
• Won five of the 10 events in the league's decathlon (100m, long jump, 400m, discus and javelin).
• Took third in both the high jump (1.96m) and the pole vault (4.75m) at the North Texas Spring Classic.
• Placed third in the javelin at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a throw of 61.21 meters.
• Was runner up in the decathlon at the Texas Relays with a season-best mark of 7,867 points.
• Won the high jump portion of the decathlon (2.05m) at the Texas Relays.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Finished second in a U23 international decathlon competition, earning 7,294 points against athletes from Spain, France, England, Italy and Switzerland in 2010.
• Earned a personal-best 5,439 points in an international heptathlon competition.

PERSONAL
• Born in Le Mans, France.
• Is the son of Daniel and Joselle Martin.
• Is a business administration major.

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