Duke Women's Soccer BIO
1 Casey Martinez
National Team Experience: Member of the U-18 Women’s National Team pool (2012-14) … U-15 National Team pool in 2010.
Freshman (2014): Started her first collegiate match against Ohio State and went on to play in all 18 matches ... attempted 10 shots ... played 360 minutes, including a season-high 47 minutes versus the Buckeyes.
Regional Team Experience: Maryland State ODP (2009-11) … Region I Player Pool (2009-10) … Boca Interregional Team (2011).
High School/Club: Listed No. 67 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com rankings of the class of 2014 … ranked No. 7 in the Mid-Atlantic region and listed as the 18th-best forward in the class … totaled 49 goals and 44 assists at McDonogh School as a four-year letterwinner … competed in the Girls High School All-America game as a senior … a three-time IAAM “A” Conference Champion and a finalist as a junior … IAAM All-Conference and All-State First Team selection as a senior … captain her senior campaign … Baltimore Sun Player of the Week honoree as a sophomore … USYSA U-15 National Champion Finalist, Region I Champion Finalist and National League Champion in 2011 … ECNL U-17 Champions League playoffs and finals in 2013 … ECNL U-16 National finals in 2012 ... lettered in indoor and Outdoor Track & Field as a freshman … IAAM “A” Conference Champion for the 500, 400 and 800-Meter, 4x400 and 8x400 relays for indoor track … advanced to the national finals for the distance medley relay … outdoor track IAAM “A” Conference Champion in the 400 and 800-Meter, 4x400 and 8x400 relays.
Personal: Full name is Casey Jo Martinez ... born on September 3, 1996 in Towson, Md. ... daughter of Jacen and Debbie Martinez and Wendy and Matt Kwiatkowski ... has four brothers, Tyler Martinez (14), Ryan Martinez (12), AJ Kwiatkowski (14) and Wyatt Kwiatkowski (12) and two sisters, Tessa Kwiatkowski (10) and Maggie Kwiatkowski (8) ... her grandfather, Tippy Martinez, played professional baseball for 14 seasons (1974-88) and selected to the American League All-Star Team in 1983 … her father, Jacen, played baseball at Towson (1991-92) and went on to play minor league baseball in the Orioles and Mets organizations … her mother, Wendy, was a gymnast at Towson (1989-92) … her aunt, Courtney Martinez Connor was a 2001 All-America at Maryland in lacrosse, while leading the Terps to five NCAA titles … Connor was the 2001 NCAA Championship MVP and was a four-time All-ACC selection … a Dean’s List selection all four years and first ballot Cum Laude inductee at McDonogh School ... earned Dean’s List honors at Duke for the Fall and Spring of her freshman year with Distinction.