This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016
Owls Finished Season with 51-9 Record
Christina Martinez Gets Both FAU Hits in Loss
Owls Clinch Bid to 11th NCAA Tournament
Owls In Championship Game for Second Year in a Row
• Hit 7-of-15 (.467) at season opening FAU Kick-Off Classic
• Went 9-for-17 (.529) with four runs scored and two RBI at the LSU Purple and Gold Challenge
• Had a seven game hitting streak during the middle of the season
• Registered a 3-for-6 performance in doubleheader at Kentucky (4/6)
• Posted a .500 average at the plate in doubleheader at Marshall (4/18)
• Went 3-for-3 and scored a run in 3-2 win over Southern Miss (5/3)
• Led team with 19 multi-hit games on the year
Sophomore: (2014) Started in all 54 games in which she appeared...went 2-for-4 with two RBI vs. Louisville...drove in game winning run in 1-0 win over Tulsa...singled and scored vs. Ohio State..had three RBI game vs. Loyola Marymount...capped off five game hitting streak with 4-for-4 and scored twice in series finale vs. Marshall...had eight game hitting streak during middle of the season which raised her batting average from .312 to .358...drove in three runs in team's 4-0 win over Charlotte...ended the season recording hits in 10 of the team's final 11 games...led the team in batting average (.360) and slugging percentage (.461)...hit .427 in conference play and was named First Team All C-USA.
Freshman: (2013) Started in all 56 games on the year...finished third on the team with a .307 batting average...had a team-high 14 multiple hit games...went 3-for-3 in win over Towson...recorded hits in 10 of 12 games early in the season...also went 3-for-3 vs. Bethune-Cookman...hit .375 at the Sun Belt Tournament.
Prep: Won rookie of the year, team MVP and Gold Glove awards while at Felix Varela High School. Named to Class 8A all-state team by Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA).
Personal: Daughter of Rosa and Ricardo Martinez...twin sister Melissa is also a member of the softball team.