8 Pablo Martinez
8 Pablo Martinez
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: So.
Hometown: Cheltenham, Pa.
High School: Northeast Catholic
Position: Mid
Major: Undeclared


2011: Enters his sophomore year after a strong end to his freshman campaign … exceptionally talented central midfield player … played significant minutes for York toward the end of his rookie campaign and should be able to build on that success this season … plays simple … possesses outstanding passing abilities that will aid York’s ball possession ... could have a breakout year for the Green and White.

2010: Played in 14 games during his freshman season ... drew eight starts ... missed eight of York's first nine contests due to injury ... tallied an assist in the Spartans' 2-0 victory over Capital Athletic Conference foe Mary Washington on October 13 ... was in the first XI in each of York's three postseason games, including his first NCAA Tournament contest ... part of York's fifth Capital Athletic Conference Tournament championship and sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

Personal: Is the son of Eduardo and Pamela Martinez … born on January 1, 1992 … played club soccer with FC Delco Academy … was a two-time All-Catholic League player in Philadelphia … lists his mother as the person he most admires … hobbies included ping pong and snowboarding … favorite athletes are Donovan McNabb and Xavi … chose York because of the soccer program and Spartan teammate Antonio Bua … his most memorable athletic moment while at York is winning the 2010 CAC Tournament championship.