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Roman Martinez

School

University of New Mexico

Position
Forward
Major
Business Administration - Marketing
PPG
13.9
RPG
6.0
APG
1.5

Classroom

Martinez is an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District first-team selection and is a three-time Academic All-Mountain West performer.  Also, he was a 2007 Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete.  Martinez was accepted into the UNM Anderson School of Management in 2008 and currently carries a 3.44 cumulative grade point average.

Character

Described as being a great young man and very grounded, Martinez is an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award winner.

Community

Martinez was involved in a 2009 summer mentorship program in Albuquerque Community Centers, including the Herman Sanchez, Loma Linda, Los Duranes and Caesar Chavez community centers.  Also, he has volunteered at the Albuquerque School District backpack initiative and spends time with children at the UNM Children’s Hospital.

Competition

Martinez was a 2009 honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference performer on a team that won the regular-season Mountain West title.  A versatile wing player who does a little bit of everything, Martinez will be the only senior on the 2009-10 roster.  He needs 326 points and 75 rebounds to become the 14th Lobo to reach 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career.  Additionally, he was the recipient of the Marvin Good Memorial men’s basketball scholarship.