Alyssa Martinez
Alyssa Martinez
Year: Fr.
Hometown: San Dimas, Calif.
High School: San Dimas HS
Position: Distance

OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2014): Competed in seven events for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season, mainly running the 1500-meters... in the 1500-meters she posted a career-best 5:04.11 at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 18 to finish 16th... her best finish of the season came a week prior at the Big West Challenge when she placed seventh with a time of 5:06.12... also ran the 3000-meters one time during her rookie campaign... in the 3000-meter run she finished sixth with a time of 11:59.59 at the Riverside CC Meet on March 8. 

Four-year varsity letter winner in both cross country and track for the Saints under head coach Erik Estrada... was named the cross country Most Valuable Player twice (2009, 2010) and for track in 2012 and 2013... was the Valle Vista League Champion in the 1600m during her senior year... three-time scholar athlete... set personal bests in the 800m (2:22) and 1600m (5:14). 

Born in Pomona, Calif... parents are Tony and Sylvia... has one brother, Nathan... majoring in health science... would like to become a pediatric oncology nurse... chose Fullerton because of the Division I competition... favorites include: Bonelli Park (place to run), Los Angeles Dodgers (athletic team), Ronda Rousey (athlete), Mean Girls, Shutter Island, Just Go With It, 50 First Dates (movies), Calvin Harris, Avicii, Dada Life, Ellie Goulding, Mumford & Sons, Ed Sheeran (musical artists), "The Great Gatsby" (book), Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Aniston (actor/actress) and sushi (food).