Chris Martinez (El Paso, Texas), a freshman breaststroke and distance freestyle swimmer for the Gallaudet University Bison, earned his fourth selection of the year as NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week. Martinez won three individual events and swam on a winning relay as Gallaudet defeated Stevenson 119-87 in a dual meet. Martinez swam the second leg of the 200-yard medley relay that won in 1:57.79. He overwhelmed the field in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 11:03.74, more than three minutes ahead of the second-place finisher. Martinez swept the breaststroke events with a win in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.23 and the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:24.20.
Chris Martinez, Men's Swimming & Diving, Gallaudet University
Jan 24, 2017