Isaac Martinez selected to the Academic All-America Team
OLLU’s Isaac Martinez has been selected to the 2022 Academic All-America® men’s track and field/cross-country team as a second-team selectee by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). CoSIDA members, such as OLLU’s 15-year member Patricia Constantin, submit nominees for consideration. The organization boasts more than 3,000 members, and all are eligible to vote for all sports teams each year.
Martinez led the cross-country team to its seventh Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) title and a seventh trip to the NAIA National Championships in Vancouver, Wash. He earned All-Conference honors after finishing fifth in a slate of 37 runners in the 8000m with a time of 26:13. OLLU hosted the meet at the Windcrest Golf Club in nearby Windcrest, Texas.
Martinez is a senior from Weslaco, Texas, and a graduate of Weslaco High School. At the RRAC Track and Field Championships in April, Martinez won the 5000m with a time of 16:45.00 and the 10,000m with a time of 34:52.52. Martinez earned a 4.0 GPA this past academic year and has a 3.92 cumulative GPA.
Martinez is slated to complete his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in August.
The NAIA Academic All-America® program is financially supported by the NAIA national governance structure to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2021-2022 NAIA Academic All-America® program. For more information regarding the Academic All-America® program, visit https://academicallamerica.com/.