Maryland Softball BIO
Madison Martin
Player Profile:

Redshirted 2015 season after being sidelined with a foot injury

As a sophomore (2014): Appeared in 21 games (20 starts), notching a .268 batting average with seven RBIs and six runs...also appeared in 17 games in the circle with four starts, striking out 22 batters in 40.0 innings...stepped in as team's designated hitter during second half of season, batting .357 over the final 10 games...struck out three batters and allowed two earned runs in 3.0 innings of season debut on mound against DePaul (2/7)...posted first collegiate hit and RBI against Georgia Tech (3/15), finishing with three hits in the game....allowed just one earned run and three hits in 4.0 innings against Syrcause (4/2), and scored the game-winning run...hit a double to the fence against Delaware State (4/16)...allowed just two earned runs in 5.1 innings and went 2-for-3 with a run in game two against Virginia Tech (4/19)...knocked in pair of RBIs and allowed just one earned run in 3.0 innings against Virginia Tech (4/20)...hit first home run of career against Howard (4/23), knocking in four runs in the series...went 2-for-3 with two runs and a double in game two against Pitt (5/4), while allowing just one earned run in 4.2 innings of relief work.

As a freshman (2013): Saw action in 37 games and started 26 on the mound…pitched 127.1 innings and garnered a 12-10 record…tied for team lead with nine complete games…second on team in appearances (37), wins (12), ERA (4.07)…ninth in ACC in strikeouts (86)…made first career start versus LIU-Brooklyn (2/17), earning the complete game victory…made first relief appearance against UCLA (2/23)…pitched five consecutive complete games from Mar. 12 – Mar. 23...pitched complete game and struck out seven batters in 1-0 loss to Oklahoma State (3/15)…pitched first career complete game shutout in seven-inning victory against Valparaiso (3/16)…won four consecutive starts from Mar. 23 – Mar. 30…earned complete game shutout in victory over Howard (3/27)…struck out career-high 10 batters versus Coppin State (4/3)…allowed just one run six innings in victory over North Carolina (4/27)…gave up zero runs in three innings of work in ACC Tournament against Virginia Tech (5/9).

Before Maryland: Played at Edmond Santa Fe High School for Rhonda Lawson...was a pitcher and went 34-9 overall and advance to Oklahoma state semifinals in her senior year (2012)...went 26-5 on the mound with an ERA of 1.75, 200 strikeouts, a .348 average at the plate and 36 RBI that year...named The Oklahoman's All-Big City Player of the Year, All-District Player of the Year and an All-State First Team pitcher...named All-Edmond Player of the Year, All-Vype West pitcher...earned the Ferguson Jenkins Student-Athlete award and was named a March of Dimes Top 3 Outstanding Athlete...graduated with a GPA of 3.8...played club softball for the Tulsa Eagles Gold for Dave Simmons and Tommy Rogers...led team in home runs in junior and seniors summers and hit over .400 in those years as well...planned events for a marketing class, including the Heather Harkness Memorial Volleyball Tournament and was active in Youth in Government.

Personal: Madison Nicole Martin...parents are Toby and Amie Martin...has one younger brother, Jake...has many superstitions...wants to work for ESPN one day and intends to be a broadcast journalism major...came to Maryland for the coaches, team and the journalism program.
Hits 3, vs. Georgia Tech (3/15/14)
Runs 2, (2x) last vs. Pitt (5/3/14)
RBIs 2, (3x) last vs. Howard (4/23/14)
Innings 7.0, (5x) last vs. Howard (4/23/14)
Strikeouts 10, vs. Coppin State (4/3/13)
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