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Men's Soccer Inks Jesus Martinez

Men's Soccer Inks Jesus Martinez

SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the addition of Jesus Martinez to the 2018-19 incoming recruiting class. Martinez signed his National Letter-of-Intent to compete for the Pomeroys this fall.


Hometown | Indianapolis, Ind.

Prep | Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter High School

Sport | Men's Soccer

Position | Left-Wing

Height | 5-foot-6

Birthday | 06.26.2000


Martinez said, " In all honesty, I thank Coach Abe for allowing me to be a part of the SMWC inaugural men's soccer team. It truly is an honor and I cannot wait to get started with the team, and make history along the way. SMWC has a humble, gentle, kind aura in it's environment which is what I was looking for. I hope to excel on and off the field, as well as strengthen my Catholic faith on this beautiful campus."


Abe Tizaf said, "Great player and student with a big commitment to soccer and has a huge potential. Jesus brings a focus to the details of the game that will be a great asset to us, both on and off the field. I beleve he will be able to step into our team and make a difference. We are very happy to have him."


Student-Athlete at ICRHS

2015 Third Place Indiana Chinese Contest Participant

Plans to major in Business Administration


4x Varsity Letter Winner | Soccer, Football

Named team captain senior year

Led team with 23 steals as Defender

2015 IHSAA Boys 1A State Runner-Up

2016 Sectional Champion

2017 Regional Champion

2017 ISCA Top Team Player - Cardinal Ritter

14', 15', 16' All-Star North vs. South Indiana Small HS Jr. Level Division Team


Son of Erasmo Martinez and Virginia Cruz

Four siblings, Ana Karen, Erick, Michelle, and Michael Martinez

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