Liam Martinez
Liam Martinez
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Burlingame, CA
High School: Burlingame HS
Events: 400
Experience: 1V

2015 -- As a true freshman, posted the squad’s third-fastest 400-meter performance of the season, running a 49.78 at the Big West Double Dual hosted by UC Riverside on March 14 ... had a second-place time of 50.46 at the Fresno State Twilight meet held in Clovis on March 24, followed by a fourth-place 49.80 at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 28, a fourth-place 49.97 at the Bulldog Invitational on April 25 and a fifth-place 49.83 at the UC Santa Barbara dual at Westmont College on May 2.

Prep -- As a senior team captain at Burlingame High School in 2014, finished as the runner-up at the PAL Championships in the 200 meters, at 23.11 seconds ... also advanced to the CCS finals in the 400, for which his PR was a program-record 50.14 (good for seventh place at the meet) ... also played football and soccer for the Panthers ... maintained a cumulative 4.3 GPA, won the Alice Beeman Award for Outstanding Achievement Inside and Outside the Classroom, and served as co-president of the Interact Club.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 22, 1996 in Stamford, Conn. ... son of Steven and Maigread ... has a brother, Nicholas, and a twin sister, Bridget ... is a member of the Cal Poly Block P organization ... majors in mechanical engineering.