Kelly Martinez
Kelly Martinez

Class: SR

Hometown: Miami Lakes, FL

Height: 5-1

KELLY AT A GLANCE: Vastly improved from a solid freshman campaign ... Has really embraced her tools and taken them to heart ... Quick, aggressive player ... One of the hardest workers on the team ... Incumbent at second base who should earn the starting job again ... Consistent hitter with surprising power ... Hard to say enough good things about her character and attitude ... Very positive person ... Selfless player with incredible work ethic.

JUNIOR (2014): Overcame an early season injury to play in 32 games, making 31 starts at second base...Hit .272 with seven doubles, a triple and a homer...Scored 12 runs and drove in 15...Had five multi-hit games and tied for second on the team with four multi-RBI games...Went 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI in her first start of the season, a 14-0 win over Fort Valley State on Mar. 5...Went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI as Barry defeated Eckerd 6-5 in 10 innings on Apr. 17...Also went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs in a 5-3 win over St. Thomas on Apr. 23.

SOPHOMORE (2013): Started 52 games at second base for the Bucs...Hit .371 with 12 doubles, four homers and 31 RBI, while stealing 13 of 16 bases...Committed only seven errors, while leading the team with 95 assists...Had 11 multi-hit games and a team-best nine multi-RBI games...Hit .431 with three homers and 17 RBI in 24 SSC games...Had a team-best 12-game hitting streak from Apr. 14 to May 10, hitting .568 (21-for-37) with five doubles, a homer, nine runs and nine RBI...Doubled, homered and drove in two in a 10-0 win over Northwood on opening day...Had four three-hit games, including a 3-for-3 performance with two runs and two RBI in a 9-1 win over Florida Tech on Apr. 21...Named to the Athletic Director's honor list both semesters...Earned a spot on the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN (2012): Won the starting job at second base as a freshman and committed only six errors ... Played in 43 games, making 42 starts ... Started 38 games at second, three at short and one in left ... Hit .214, but compiled a .347 on-base percentage ... Drew 16 walks, good for second on the team, and tied with Julie Brito with five hit by pitch ... Scored 21 runs and drove in 10 ... Second on team with 19 steals ... Member of the Athletic Director's List in both semesters and earned SSC Commisioner's Honor Roll in the spring.

HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: A four-year letterwinner for coach Orlando Barreda's Gators at Barbara Goleman High ... Named to the Miami Herald's All-Dade County Team all four years, earning honorable mention as a freshman and sophomore and First-Team at DH as a junior and senior ... Hit .535 with five homers and 37 RBI as a senior and .512 with three homers, 29 runs and 25 RBI as a junior, while stealing 12 bases each year ... As a sophomore, she hit a whopping .611, scoring 40 runs and driving in 30, while stealing 24 bases ... Made the honor roll at Goleman all four years and had perfect attendance ... Played four years for the West Pines Diamond Dusters under former Barry All-American Jen Boyd-Pugh along with current Buccaneer teammates Britney Pugh and Julie Brito ... Won the 2010 Florida state title and placed seventh at the ASA National Championships.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Monserate and the late Fernando Martinez ... Youngest of four siblings, including Kiley, Kris and Erika ... Exercise science major.


Hits: 3, 7 times
Doubles: 2, at Lynn, 04/15/13 ; St. Thomas, 04/23/14
Triples: 1, Molloy, 03/19/14
Home runs: 1, 6 times
Total bases: 6, at Northwood (FL), 02/02/13
RBI: 3, Florida Tech, 04/12/14 ; at Eckerd, 04/17/14
Runs scored: 3, St. Thomas, 04/23/14
Walks: 2, 6 times
Hit by pitch: 1, 11 times
Struck out: 3, at Tampa, 03/23/13
Sac flies: 1, vs Newberry, 03/08/14 ; St. Thomas, 04/02/13
Sac bunts: 2, vs Bellarmine, 02/15/13 ; Florida Southern, 03/08/13 ; Florida Tech, 04/12/14
At bats: 5, at Tampa, 03/23/13 ; Lynn, 04/04/14
Stolen bases: 2, 7 times
Caught stealing: 1, 7 times
Field chances: 11, at Palm Beach Atlantic, 04/06/13
Putouts: 7, Saint Leo, 04/25/14
Assists: 6, at Saint Leo, 03/02/13 ; at Palm Beach Atlantic, 04/06/13

Most double plays turned: t-4th (25)
Most times hit by pitch: t-8th (11)
Most doubles: 10th (26)
Most stolen bases: 12th (37)
Most sacrifice hits: t-12th (23)
Highest stolen base pct.: 16th (.841)
Highest slugging pct.: 17th (.437)
Most assists: t-17th (193)
Most chances: 18th (555)
Most putouts: 20th (345)
Most home runs: t-20th (6)

Most double plays turned: t-2nd (12 in 2013)
Most times hit by pitch: t-11th (5 in 2012)
Most double plays turned: t-12th (9 in 2014)
Most times caught stealing: t-13th (3 in 2013)
Most times grounded into DP: t-16th (1 in 2014)
Most times grounded into DP: t-16th (1 in 2013)
Highest stolen base pct.: t-18th (.905 in 2012)
Most stolen bases: t-19th (19 in 2012)

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