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Sitia Martinez
Sitia Martinez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
High Springs, Fla.

High School:
Fort White

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
05/06/1995

Major:
Exercise Science and Health Promotion

05/03/2017

Across the Stage: Athletics Celebrates 49 Spring Graduates

FAU athletics celebrated its 49 spring graduates at a reception for family and friends on Tuesday, May 2

04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

05/16/2016

FAU Track & Field Completes Final Day of the C-USA Championships

Jones Highlights the Final Day of C-USA

05/10/2016

C-USA Outdoor Championships Next Stop for Track & Field

C-USA Outdoor Championships Next Stop for Track & Field

05/04/2016

FAU Track & Field Finishes NCAA Preview Meet at UNF

Owls Set Slue of Personal Best at NCAA Preview Meet

04/10/2015

2015 FAU SAAC Field Day

The FAU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its second annual field day at A.D. Henderson University School on April 10, 2015.

Personal Records:

  • 55m (indoor): 7.14
  • 60m (indoor): 7.61
  • 100m (outdoor): 11.88
  • 200m (indoor): 24.44
  • 200m (outdoor): 23.97
  • 400m (indoor): 55.85
  • 400m (outdoor): 55.15
  • 500m (indoor): 1:18.13
  • 400m hurdles (outdoor): 59.21

All-Time Program Top Showings:

  • 55 meters (indoor): 6th, 7.14
  • 60 meters (indoor): 3rd, 7.61
  • 200 meters (indoor): 2nd, 24.44
  • 400 meters (indoor): 2nd, 55.85
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Martinez, Deja Jones, Danielle Aromashodu and Tanisha Coppin: 2nd, 3:47.49
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Martinez, Berneta Boldin, Sherline Valentin and Anne-Catherine Wasser: 3rd, 3:48.88
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Sherline Valentin, Berneta Boldin, Martinez and Anne-Catherine Wasser: 7th, 3:51.10
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Martinez, Sherline Valentin, Regina Wilkerson and Deja Jones: 11th, 3:52.80
  • 4x400 meter relay (indoor) - Martinez, Deja Jones, Regina Wilkerson and Frida Thorsås: 12th, 3:53.01
  • Distance medley relay (indoor) - Tara Cripe, Martinez, Carydaliz Fontanez and Liz Wellman: 1st, 12:04.60
  • Distance medley relay (indoor) - Carydaliz Fontanez, Martinez, Erica Lersch and Mikaela Jonsson: 5th, 12:14.64
  • 100 meters (outdoor): 6th, 11.88
  • 200 meters (outdoor): 3rd, 23.97
  • 400 meters (outdoor): 4th, 55.15
  • 400 meter hurdles (outdoor): 3rd, 59.21
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Deja Jones, Martinez, Sherline Valentin and Regina Wilkerson: 1st, 44.75
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Deja Jones, Martinez, Jada Massie and Regina Wilkerson: 3rd, 45.41
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Deja Jones, Martinez, Sherline Valentin and Crystal McDougle: 5th, 45.75
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Martinez, Leila Elliott, Jada Massie and Regina Wilkerson: 6th, 45.79
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Deja Jones, Martinez, Nicole Poole and Regina Wilkerson: 7th, 45.82
  • 4x100 meter relay (outdoor) - Sherline Valentin, Martinez, Jada Massie and Leila Elliott: 8th, 45.92
  • 4x400 meter relay (outdoor) - Danielle Aromashodu, Martinez, Deja Jones and Tanisha Coppin: 4th, 3:42.28

2016-17 (Senior) 
Indoor T&F:

  • Helped 4x400 relay squad finish fifth of 16 at indoor opener, the Blazer Invite (3:54.55)
  • The DMR team at the Sykes & Sabock Cup set the fifth-fastest time in program history, placing fourth (12:14.64)
  • Placed eighth in the 400 meter dash at the second day of that same meet (58.17)
  • Set the third-lowest mark in the 4x400 at the C-USA Indoor Championships, placing sixth (3:48.88)

Outdoor T&F:

  • In the 400 meter hurdles at the Hurricane Invitational, came in fifth at 1:03.78
  • Was part of the 4x400 relay that finished fourth there (3:52.08)
  • Ran fifth of 12 teams in the 4x100 at UM's Alumni Invite, the fifth-fastest time in FAU history (45.75)

2015-16 (Junior)
Indoor T&F:

  • Tied for third on the FAU All-time list in the 60m dash after running a 7.61 in the UNC Art and Linda Maillet Indoor Invitational – a new personal best
  • A part of the 4x400m team that took second (3:52.80) at UNC Invitational – ranked eighth on the FAU All-Time list
  • In the 200m – set a personal best at the Emory CrossPlex Invitational (24.85)
  • In the 400m – set a personal best at the Akron Invitational (56.12)

Outdoor T&F:

  • A member of the 4x100m relay team at the UNF Twilight that recorded a time of 45.92 – ranked seventh on FAU’s All-Time list
  • A member of the 4x100m relay team at the UF Tom Jones Memorial that recorded a time of 45.41 – ranked third on FAU’s All-Time list
  • A member of the 4x100m relay team at the Miami Hurricane Twilight Invitational that recorded a time of 45.79 – ranked fifth on FAU’s All-Time list
  • In the 200m – set a personal best at the UNF Twilight, claiming 10th overall with a time of 24.60
  • In the 400m – set a personal best at the UF Tom Jones Memorial, finishing in 22nd overall (56.30)
  • In the 400m hurdles – set a personal best at the Miami Hurricane Twilight Invitational, taking fourth overall with a final time of 1:01.25
2014-15 (Sophomore):
  • Became FAU’s second ever Conference USA Outdoor Track & Field Champion when she won the 400m hurdles (59.78)
  • Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Preliminary Championships where she finished 25th in the East region in the 400m hurdles with a career-best time of 59.21, which is the second best time in school history and first in C-USA for the season
  • A member of the 4x100m relay team that broke the school record twice this season, placed second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, and qualified for the NCAA prelims
  • Came in 11th (24.44) in the 200m at the 2015 C-USA Indoor Championship, which marks the second best time in FAU history and 12th best time in C-USA
  • The top finisher in the 400m at conference coming in sixth in 55.85, which is also the second best time in school history and seventh best in the conference
  • Set the sixth best time in the 55m (7.14) and eighth best in the 4x400m relay (3:53.01) on FAU’s All-Time top 10 List
  • In outdoor, she took second in the 400m (55.15) at the UM Hurricane Invitational and is fourth in FAU history
  • Other top performances include third in the indoor 400m (58.32) at the Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open, fourth in the indoor 400m at the Akron Invitational with a time of 56.69, and fifth in the indoor 200m (24.64) at the Samford Invitational
  • Named to the FAU Fall and Spring 3.0+ lists
2013-14 (Freshman): 
  • First win of the season came at the Hilton Garden Invitational in the 200m (24.78)
  • Tied for first in FAU history in the 200m indoor (24.55), which was accomplished at the Cupid Invitational
  • Third in school history in 60m indoor (7.65)
  • Third in the 200m outdoor (23.97) on FAU's All-Time list
  • Fifth in 100m outdoor (11.88) at FAU and finished second in the event at the North Florida Invitational
  • Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Two-time FAU Student-Athlete of the Week
High School:
  • Ran for head coach Marco Martinez at Fort White High School
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Gainesville Sun All-Area first team 2011-2013 for the 300m hurdles
  • Graduated with honors and a 3.8 GPA
  • Set school records in 100m, 200m, 300m and 400m hurdles

Personal:

  • Majoring in exercise science and health promotion
  • Daughter of Marco and Regina Martinez
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