AT NOTRE DAME: Two-year monogram winner enters his senior season with a .291 career batting average, five home runs and 30 RBI ... has added 30 runs, four doubles, one triple, 18 walks, three sacrifice flies, three sacrifice bunts and one stolen base (one attempt) in 99 games (48 starts) ... tremendous raw power that will compete for a starting spot at first base or designated hitter ... outstanding defensive first baseman (did not commit a single error in 272 fielding chances in 2008) ... split time at first base last year with the departed Evan Sharpley and junior David Casey ... started predominantly against left-handed pitchers.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Appeared in 49 games and started 24 for the Irish, all at first base ... batted .301 (25-for-83) with two home runs and 12 RBI ... added 13 runs scored, one double, nine walks, four hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt and one stolen base (one attempt) ... did ground into a pair of double plays in 83 at bats ... batted .327 (17-for-52) against left-handed pitching ... hit .326 (14-for-43) with runners on base ... led the Irish with 25 appearances off the bench, second in putouts, second in fielding double plays and fifth in fielding chances ... hit .282 (11-for-39) with two home runs and four RBI in 21 BIG EAST games (11 starts) ... added eight runs scored, one double, four walks, two hit by pitch and one stolen base (one attempt) ... registered five multi-hit games (Feb. 28 vs. Dayton; March 27 at Pittsburgh; April 11 at Cincinnati), including one four-hit game (March 15 vs. Texas-Pan American) and one three-hit game (April 18 vs. WVU-1) ... recorded three multi-RBI games (Feb. 28 vs. Dayton; March 18 vs. Valparaiso; March 27 at Pittsburgh) ... Notre Dame went 14-10 when Martin started ... batted .319 (23-for-72) with two home runs and 12 RBI in games started ... went 2-for-11 (.182) when coming off the Irish bench, including 1-for-8 (.125) when pinch hitting ... belted home runs at Pittsburgh (March 27) and at St. John's (May 14) ... named MVP of the Mountain Collegiate Baseball League this past summer ... saw action in 36 games and started 33 (through team's first 39 games; stats have not been updated) ... batted .344 with 13 doubles, four triples, two home runs and 20 RBI ... drew 13 walks and scored 25 runs ... owned a .415 on-base percentage and .532 slugging percentage ... also swiped four bases in six attempts ... led the team in doubles and triples ... ranked second in batting average and fourth in RBI ... also captured coaches' award ... helped club win second consecutive league title.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Saw action in 50 games, including 24 starts ... all 24 starts came at first base ... batted .281 (25-for-89) with three home runs and 18 RBI ... added 17 runs scored, three doubles, one triple, nine walks, two sacrifice flies and two sacrifice bunts ... batted .333 (15-for-45) against left-handed pitching ... hit an impressive .347 (17-for-49) with runners on base ... batted .355 (11-for-31) with two out and recorded eight two-out RBI ... hit .297 (11-for-37) with two home runs and seven RBI in 23 BIG EAST games (eight starts) ... added seven runs scored and four walks ... registered five multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... batted .269 (18-for-67) with three home runs and 15 RBI in games started ... hit .318 (7-for-22) with three RBI coming off the Irish bench ... started the first seven games for Notre Dame ... was hit twice and scored two runs against Mount St. Mary's ... went 2-for-3 with a walk, a triple, an RBI and two runs scored against South Alabama on Mar. 8 ... went 2-for-4 with two home runs, two runs scored and five RBI against Georgetown on Mar. 21 ... came off the bench with two hits, an RBI and a run scored versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Mar. 26 ... drove in three runs without benefit of a hit against Manchester College on Apr. 9 (had a pair of sacrifice flies and a run-scoring HBP) ... registered a season-high 16 putouts that evening ... came off the bench versus Villanova on Apr. 13 with a pair of hits ... drove in three runs against Mississippi Valley State on Apr. 30 ... went 2-for-3 with a home run, a run scored and three RBI ... did not commit a single error in 272 fielding chances on the season ... tied for the second-most fielding chances by any BIG EAST player without an error (only Ryan Baker had more with 390) ... tied for the third-most fielding chances (110) by any BIG EAST player without an error in conference games (only Ryan Baker had more with 196) ... the 272 fielding chances without an error ranks as the second-most by a Notre Dame player in single-season history ... spent the summer of 2007 playing for the Dubois County Bombers of the Central Illinois Collegiate League, where he made both all-star teams and ranked among the leaders in hitting, RBIs and fielding ... started all 49 games for the Bombers ... batted .299 with 33 RBI and 10 doubles ... only player on squad to start all 49 games, led team in RBI and finished third on team in batting average ... ranked in the top 10 of the league in batting average (t-6th), hits (3rd), RBI (3rd) and total bases (72, 3rd).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON AT INDIANA STATE (2007): Saw action in 39 games and started 28 for the Sycamores ... hit .252 with four home runs and 25 RBI (only 119 at-bats) ... finished second on the team in home runs ... swiped four bases in five attempts ... recorded a .992 fielding percentage at first base ... committed just two errors in 263 chances ... registered 10 RBI during conference games (third best on squad) ... drilled a three-run, 13th inning game-winning home run against Illinois State.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT INDIANA STATE (2006): Earned a medical redshirt due to hamstring injury.
PREP & PERSONAL: Played for head coach Jack Campbell at Chesterton High School ... named First Team All-Duneland Athletic Conference and an all-area selection after his junior year ... led the conference with a .494 batting average and added six home runs in 2004 ... pre-season all-state selection ... also played football and basketball ... joins Irish baseball program that features 78 Indiana natives among its all-time monogram winners ... from same hometown as Mike Graney (`60), who earned monograms in baseball (`59) and basketball (`58-'60) ... son of Craig and Tamara Martin ... born June 9, 1986, in Valparaiso ... full name is Casey Alan Martin ... enrolled in College of Arts & Letters as a history and computer applications double major.
Martin's Career Statistics
Martin in the BIG EAST Conference
*Earned Medical Redshirt at Indiana State
^Played at Indiana State
Career stats only include Notre Dame totals