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21   Martin Sanchez
Martin Sanchez

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Salisbury, Md.

High School:
Worcester Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
Midfielder


2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES WON:
• 2013 NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team
• 2013 ECAC All-Star Second Team
• 2013 All-Patriot League First Team
• 2013 Patriot League All-Tournament Team
• 2012 Holiday Inn Express BWI All-Tournament Team (Sept. 4)
• 2011 NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team
• 2011 Patriot League All-Tournament Team
• 2011 CollegeSoccerNews.com Freshman All-America Team
• 2010 NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team
• 2010 Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 13)
• 2010 UMBC / Navy Kick-Off All-Tournament Team (Sept. 7)

2013 - SENIOR: Named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team ... named to the ECAC All-Star Second Team ... All-Patriot League First Team ... Patriot League All-Tournament Team ... tied for second on the team with 14 points ... had a team-high 10 assists and two goals ... ranked seventh in the NCAA in total assists (10) and led the Patriot League ... his 10 assists in 2013 are the second-most in school history ... established a Navy single season record for most games started (22) ... started all 22 games at the midfield position ... ranked third on the team with 1,697 minutes played ... had a pair of assists in Navy's 2-1 win over Central Connecticut State on Sept. 7 ... recorded an assist in Navy's 3-0 win at George Washington on Sept. 21 ... assisted on Nick Dubee's game-winning goal in Navy's 3-0 win over Colgate on Oct. 12 ... assisted on both of Navy's goals in its 2-1 win at Bucknell on Oct. 19 ... assisted on Alex Evans' game-winning goal in Navy's 1-0 overtime win over Holy Cross (Oct. 26) ... scored a first-half goal and had an assist on Derek Vogel's game-winning goal in Navy's 2-1 win over Loyola on Nov. 2 ... had an assist on Joseph Greenspan's game-winning goal in Navy's 1-0 win over Army in the Star Game on Nov. 8 ... assisted on Greenspan's goal in Navy's 2-0 win over Holy Cross in the Patriot League Championship ... scored the game-winning goal in the 68th minute in Navy's 3-0 win over VCU in the NCAA First Round (Nov. 21) ... played 60 or more minutes in all 22 games.

2012 - JUNIOR: Sanchez suffered a high ankle sprain midway through the season, limiting him to eight games played with seven starts ... missed nine games from Sept. 22 to Oct. 27 ... tallied his first career goal in a 5-0 blanking of Richmond ... was named to the Holiday Inn Express BWI All-Tournament Team after helping Navy to a 2-0 victory over Robert Morris in the Mids' home opener ... has now started 41 of the 42 games that he has played in during his career.

2011 - SOPHOMORE: Sanchez had another strong season, appearing in 18 games (all starts) and scoring one assist with 10 shots ... was named to the NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region third team for the second straight year, one of nine freshmen or sophomores named to the team ... last year, he was one of just two freshmen named to the squad ... was also selected as a member of the Patriot League all-Tournament team after a strong performance against American in the semifinals ... recorded his first career point, an assist, on Navy's first goal of the game against Richmond, a tally by Billy Sweetman ... led a strong defensive effort late in the year, as the Midshipmen allowed just two goals in the last five games ... missed the Longwood game with an injury ... despite missing a game, ranked third on the team in minutes played (1,480) and would have likely led the team if he didn't miss the Longwood contest.

2010 - FRESHMAN: Despite registering no points and just two shots on the season, Sanchez had one of the top freshman seasons in school history, starting all 16 games ... was a dominant force on the Navy defense, helping the Mids rank 22nd nationally, and first in the Patriot League, in goals against average, allowing just 13 goals all season long ... Navy held 12 of its 16 opponents to one or fewer goals, while recording seven shutouts ... was named to the 33-member CollegeSoccerNews.com Freshman All-America Team as a second-team honoree ... was also named to the NSCAA Division I All-Mid-Atlantic Region third team, one of just two freshmen in the region to be named to one of the three squads ... was named to the UMBC / Navy Kick-off All-Tournament team on Sept. 7 ... was selected as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 13, after helping hold UMBC scoreless in a 2-0 Navy victory ... the Retrievers had entered the game by scoring 10 goals in three games and finished the year ranked 34th in the country in scoring offense.

PERSONAL: A 2010 graduate of Worcester Prep, Sanchez lettered four times in soccer ... led team to four straight ESIAC title from 2007-10 ... was a two-time team MVP and was the 2009 ESIAC Conference Player of the Year ... led club team to two Maryland State Cup Championships and was the Maryland ODP Player of the Year ... was vice-president on his class for two years and was on the headmasters' list all four years ... born in Salisbury, Md. ... son of Martin Sanchez and Denise Vickers ... wanted to attend the Naval Academy since his freshman year of high school ... majoring in oceanography.

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