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    Kurt Martin


    McAllen, TX

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    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 160


    A very skilled player at the forward position • very sound technically • calm under pressure and good in pressure situations • a three-time monogram winner • has played in 52 career games, including 10 starts • has 14 career points on five goals and four assists • a BIG EAST Academic All- Star.

    AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 23 games • only start came in a 5-4 overtime victory at No. 8 Indiana during the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic • totaled 1,091 minutes of playing time • notched a career-high eight points on three goals and two assists • the three goals were also a career-best mark, while the two assists tied a career-best total • notched an assist in the win over Indiana • put the cap on a 3-0 win over Providence with his first goal of the season • assisted on the team's first goal in a 2-0 win over DePaul in the first round of the BIG EAST tournament • tallied a career-high two goals in a 3-2 setback at No. 4 Virginia in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament • named to the 2006-07 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team • earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in all 23 games, making nine starts • scored two goals and assisted on two scores for a total of six points • tallied the game-winner in the 108th minute during a 2-1 overtime victory against Providence • that was the first goal of his career • dished out two assists in a 4-0 win over No. 16 Seton Hall • converted a penalty kick during a shootout with Syracuse during the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament • the Irish advanced past the Orange 4-2 in penalty kicks • scored the Irish's second goal in a 2-0 victory against Western Illinois in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • attempted 20 shots • earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Played in six matches throughout the 2004 campaign • totaled two shots • made a p p e a r a n c e s against West Virginia, No. 21 Villanova, No. 9 Boston College, Loyola-Chicago, Pittsburgh and No. 22 Michigan • earned a monogram • named to the 2004-05 BIG EAST Academic All- Star Team.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A four-year letterwinner for McAllen Memorial High School in McAllen, Texas • a member of the Houston Texans club team and the '86 Southeast Regional ODP ( O l y m p i c Developmental Program) team • played in the 2004 N a t i o n a l C h a m p i o n s h i p match with the Texans • attended the elite ESP adidas camp, which features 150 of the top players in the country • named high school team rookie of the year, utility player of the year (sophomore) and MVP in his junior and senior seasons • trained with the Aston Villa Reserves Squad and competed in the Mundialito Tahuichi Tournament in Santa Cruz, Bolivia • also competed against the Arsenal Youth Team with the Aston Villa Reserves • born June 6, 1986 • son of Eric and Kristie Martin • enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management major with a 3.318 cumulative grade-point average.

    Martin's Career Statistics

    2004 6-0 2 0 0 o 0
    2005 23-9 20 2 2 6 1
    2006 23-1 20 3 2 8 0
    Totals 52-10 42 5 4 14 1

    Martin's Career Bests

    Game 2 (vs. #4 Virginia, 2006)
    Season 3 (2006)
    Game 2 (vs. #16 Seton Hall, 2005)
    Season 2 (2005, 2006)
    Game 4 (vs. #4 Virginia, 2006)
    Season 8 (2006)
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