AS A SENIOR: Becomes the first three-time captain in the history of the Notre Dame mens soccer program enjoyed productive junior season and will look to continue high level of play this season a true team leader who is greatly respected by his teammates moved to central midfielder last year and adjusted well to new his new position plays with a great deal of energy and enthusiasm versatile player at both ends of the field can play the ball with both feet has a great physical and mental toughness.
AS A JUNIOR: One of 10 players who started all 21 games fourth-leading scorer on the team with six goals and one assist (13 points) had his third game-winning goal of the season in 1-0 victory over Loyola with his score at the 78:32 mark of the contest off an assist from Kevin Goldthwaite credited with the assist on the first of Rafael Garcias two goals in NCAA tournament first-round win over Akron at the 14:39 mark of the contest registered the first two-goal game of his career when he scored the Irishs first two goals in 3-1 victory over No. 5 Connecticut netted the first goal at the 46:49 mark of the contest on a penalty kick and tallied his second score of the game at 53:41 when he picked up a loose ball in front of the goal scored the game-winning goal in 2-1 double overtime victory over #7 Furman at the 107:29 mark off assists from Chad Riley and Rafael Garcia scored the game-tying goal at the 85:46 mark in eventual 3-2 loss to Georgetown tallied one of Notre Dames three goals in 3-2 season-opening win against Southwest Missouri State his score off an assist from Chad Riley gave the Irish a 2-1 lead in 12:29 into the second half named the BIG EASTs co-Offensive Player of the Week for the week of October 21 selected to the all-tournament team at the Diadora Challenge.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started nine of the 13 games he played in during the 2001 campaign tallied one goal and dished off one assist recorded the first points of his career and his first-ever multiple-point game when he had a goal and an assist in the season-opening win over Villanova tallied Notre Dames second goal of the game off assists from Kevin Richards and Justin Detter at the 56:25 mark of the contest giving the Irish a 2-0 advantage and then dished off an assist to Matt Rosso on the final score with 12 minutes to play. named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career (week of Sept. 3) for his performance against the Wildcats first mens soccer player in Notre Dame history to serve as a captain during his sophomore season.
AS A FRESHMAN: One of three freshmen who played in all 17 games earned 16 starts during his rookie season was one of three freshmen in the starting lineup against New Mexico in the season opener started the first 11 games of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned Parade All-America honors in both 1999 and 2000 three-year national team member and trained at the Bradenton (Fla.) Academy for two years part-time starter on the Under-17 FIFA World Cup team which lost in the semifinals of the Youth World Championships in New Zealand in November of 99 named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America teams in both 1999 and 2000 as a senior, led his high school squad to state championship with clutch scoring performances that included two two-goal games team earned No. 3 national ranking in 1999-2000 played in the Texas All-Star Game for seniors a three-time all-conference and two-time all-city selection named all-conference three times and all-city twice a member of the Dallas Comets club team for four years served as that teams co-captain for two years and led the squad to a fourth-place finish at national tournament in 1998 named to the 2002-03 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team while earning Deans List distinction during both the fall and spring semesters born Jan. 5, 1982 son of Greg and Susan Martin enrolled as a history major in the College of Arts and Letters.