The freshman becomes the first Wake Forest female javelin champion
2012-13 Dean's List 2012 All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track and Field team 2011 All-ACC Academic Indoor Track & Field Team 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Martin's Personal Bests
Pentathlon: 3,423 points
Heptathlon: 4,786 points
60m Hurdles: 9.02
100m Hurdles: 14.66
200m (Outdoor): 26.07
800m (Outdoor): 2:28.50
800m (Indoor): 2:29.09
High Jump (Indoor): 5-2.25
High Jump (Outdoor): 5-4.25
Long Jump (Indoor): 5.75m
Long Jump (Outdoor):17-6
Shot Put (Indoor): 30-2.25
Shot Put (Outdoor): 10.62m
Finished sixth in the ACC Championships in the heptathlon with a career-high 4,786 points ... Registered a time of 26.07 in the 200m and a mark of 10.62m in the shot put during the conference championships along with a fifth place finish in the high jump and a second place finish in the javelin ... Registered a season-best mark of 34.74m in the javelin at the HPU VertKlasse Meeting ... Placed 7th in the ACC meet in the Javelin with a person best of 37.97m (124-7), 5th best in school history.
Placed second at the Hilton Garden Invitational in the pentathlon with a score of 3,423 points ... Finished ninth in the high jump at the JDL College Kickoff with a jump of 1.57m ... Took eighth in the 60m hurdles at the Wake Forest Invitational with a time of 9.22.
Set a new personal best record with 4,702 points in the heptathlon at the ACC Championship, en route to a fifth-place finish overall ... Placed eighth overall in the javelin at the ACC Championship with a personal best throw of 117-5 ... Currently ranks fifth all-time on the Wake Forest javelin chart and eighth all-time in the heptathlon ... Scored a total of five points for the Demon Deacons at the ACC Championship with four in the heptathlon and one in the javelin ... Set new personal-best marks in three heptathlon events during the season, including the 800 meters (2:28.50), the long jump (17-6) and the shot put (32-8.5) ... Placed first overall in the heptathlon at the WSSU Invitational with a score of 4,511 points ... Recorded season-best mark of 15.18 in the 100m hurdles to place seventh in the ACC Championship heptathlon ... Also recorded season-best mark of 5-2.25 in the high jump to place fifth in the ACC Championship heptathlon ... Placed 10th in the 100m hurdles (15.18) and 15th in the 200m (27.07) at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting ... Placed 13th in the long jump at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a mark of 15-11.5.
Placed 10th overall in the pentathlon at the ACC Championship with a career-best total of 3,311 points ... Set personal-best marks in four of the five pentathlon events during the season, including the 800m (2:30.70), the long jump (17-1.5), the shot put (30-2.25) and the high jump (5-2.25) ... Finished fifth in the pentathlon at the Liberty Kickoff Meet with 3,076 total points ... Turned in a season-best time of 9.23 in the 60 meter hurdles in the preliminary rounds at the UNC Invitational ... Ran in the 300 meters once during the season, finishing 25th in a time of 43.57 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Placed sixth overall in the long jump at the Fast Track Invitational with a mark of 17-0.5 ... A member of the 4x400m relay twice during the season, including the squad that finished 16th at the Virginia Tech Invitational in 4:02.78.
Continued competing in the multi events during the outdoor season ... Turned in top performance in the heptathlon with 4,615 points at the Deacon Combined Events to place fourth overall ... Currently ranks seventh all-time on the Wake Forest charts in the heptathlon ... Set personal-best marks in four of the seven heptathlon events at the Deacon Combined, including the 200m (26.35), the 800m (2:31.80), the long jump (17-5.25), and the shot put (28-11.25) ... Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the ACC Championships with 4,376 points ... Finished with a personal-best mark of 5-4.25 in the high jump during the ACC Championships, which places her in a tie for seventh all-time on the Wake Forest charts ... Top time of 15.07 in the 100m hurdles came during the preliminary rounds of the Wake Forest Open ... Also finished sixth in the event at the Vertklasse Meeting with a time of 15.76 ... Recorded a throw of 113-7 in the javelin throw at the Vertklasse Meeting en route to a sixth-place finish ... Also competed in the heptathlon at the Liberty Collegiate Meet, finishing seventh with 4,011 points.
Quickly became one of the most versatile athletes on the squad, just as a freshman ... Competed in the pentathlon twice during the season, finishing with a season-best total of 3,285 points at the JRF Combined Events ... Finished 10th at the ACC Championships in the pentathlon, totaling 3,258 points ... Recorded top time of 9.02 in the 60m hurdles at the Liberty Quad Meet to place second overall ... Also turned in personal-best time of 27.09 in the 200m at Liberty Quad to finish 11th ... Competed in the 300m once during the season, finishing in a time of 44.57 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... A member of the 4x800m relay squad that placed seventh at the Hokie Invite in a time of 9:54.98 ... Named to the All-ACC Academic team.
Earned a total of six varsity letters at Palisades Charter High School, including three in soccer and three in track ... Named Offensive MVP of the varsity soccer team in 2008 and Overall MVP in 2009 ... Named Athlete of the Year as a member of the track team in both 2009 and 2010 ... A 12-time League Champion...Placed ninth in the 100 meter hurdles at the California State Track and Field Meet in 2010...Placed third in the heptathlon at the AAU Junior Olympics in 2009 ... Named to the Principal's Honor Roll for eight consecutive semesters.
Full name is Erika Marie Martin ... Majoring in Anthropology ... Born in Irvine, Calif. ... Daughter of Tom and Heidi Martin ... Father, Tom, ran track and cross country at UC Irvine.