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Virgilio Martinez
Virgilio Martinez

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Arlington HS


04/30/2013

2013 All Sports Banquet

Student-athletes were recognized for the accomplishments in the classroom and in the community.

11/09/2012

Cross country completes season at regionals

Lautenslager leads team with a 27th-place individual finish

10/30/2012

Inside UTA Athletics presented by Mixed-Up Burgers

Episode features WAC cross country champion coach John Sauerhage.

10/27/2012

XC: Men's cross country runs to WAC title

Sauerhage named coach of the year; Martinez tabbed freshman of the year.

10/13/2012

XC: UTA men finish sixth at Chile Pepper Invitational

Women place 17th against strong field in Arkansas.

AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
2012
• Named the Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year and first-team All-WAC.
• Led the Mavericks in winning the team's conference title, finishing the 8k championship in fifth place (24:47.09).
• Paced UTA at all four events in which he finished, but was injured during the South Central Regional and did not cross the finish line and missed the Chile Pepper Invitational due to illness.
• Won individual titles at his first two collegiate events, the UTA Season Opener and the Louisiana Tech Mook 4.
• Finished fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5-mile time of 24:50.

Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Scored two points for the Mavericks at the WAC Championships by virtue of a seventh-place finish in the 3000m (8:53.77).
• Had a season-best 3000m time of 8:29.67 at the Bill Bergan Invitational.
• Netted top-five finishes in the 3000m at the Texas A&M Invitational and Varsity Apartments Invitational.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Finished eighth in the 10000m at the WAC Championships with a time of 32:57.08.
• Placed fourth in the 1500m at the Texas State Invitational (4:03.27).
• Took 19th at the Mt. SAC Relays in the 5000m (14:43.74).

HIGH SCHOOL
• A four-year varsity letterman in both cross country and track.
• Was a four-time regional qualifier in cross country (2008-11) and track (2009-12).
• Was the District 7-5A cross country champion in 2009 and won District 4-5A crown in 2010 and 2011.
• Named to the Nike South Nationals first-team all-region.
• Crowned champion in the 2011 district 4-5A 3200 meters and 1600 meters.
• Had personal-best times of :52 in the 400m, 4:18 in the 1600m and 14:38 in the 3-mile run.

PERSONAL
• Was an AP Scholar and a member of the Gifted/Talented program in high school.
• Was a three-year member of the honor roll.
• Member of the Dallas Metroplex Striders.

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