Romain Martin
Romain  Martin


Le Mans, France

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 180




2011 All-American


Taco Talk with John Sauerhage

Head track and field coach John Sauerhage will talk about the recents success of his program.


T&F: Martin snags First-Team All-America accolades

Just four athletes in school history more decorated than UTA junior


T&F: Men's track team finishes 33rd nationally

Martin propels squad with runner-up finish in decathlon


T&F: Martin grabs runner-up finish at NCAA Championships

Finish is the best by a UTA athlete since 1991


T&F: Martin eighth after first day of decathlon

Junior sets three personal records in his first five events

Indoor Highlights:
• 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.

• 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:
• 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.

• 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.

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


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