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Luis Martinez
Luis  Martinez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Last College:
Missouri S&T

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle

11/04/2016

11-4-16 Swimming vs Alabama

11-4-16 Swimming vs Alabama

03/26/2016

03-26-16 Men's NCAA Swimming Championships - Saturday

03-26-16 Men's NCAA Swimming Championships - Saturday

03/25/2016

03-25-16 Men's NCAA Swimming Championships - Friday

03-25-16 Men's NCAA Swimming Championships - Friday

2016 Olympian (Guatemala)
2017 World Championships
2x NCAA All-American

Summer 2017:
Swam for Guatemala at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest ... Finished 18th in the 50m fly in 23.71, a new Guatemalan record ... Finished 21st in the 100 fly in 52.18, a new Guatemalan record ... Finished 37th in the 200 fly (2:03.10).

Junior Season (2016-17):
Earned NCAA All-America honors as a part of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams ... Competed at NCAAs in the 100 fly (45.92/17th) and 200 fly (1:46.53/40th) ... Finished 5th in the 100 fly (46.03) at SECs ... Also placed 10th in the 200 fly (1:43.56) and 27th in the 200 IM (1:47.76) at SECs ... Swept the fly events at the Wisconsin, LSU, Alabama and Tennessee dual meets and won the 100 fly at the Texas dual meet.

Sophomore Season (2015-16):
2016 Olympian for his native Guatemala ... Clocked a personal-best and national record 52.22 to finish 19th at the Olympics ... Qualified for the Olympics by placing third in the 100 fly (52.35) at the AT&T Winter Nationals in Federal Way, Wash. ... NCAA participant in the 100 fly (46.83/30th) and 200 fly (1:47.21/41st) ... Personal-bests in both the 100 fly (46.22) and 200 fly (1:44.72) came during SEC prelims ... SEC 100 fly prelims time is 8th-fastest in Auburn history ... Won the 100 fly during the Indiana (47.95), Florida (54.09 - LCM) and Texas (47.45) dual meets.

Prior to Auburn:
Joined the team in January 2015 after transferring from Missouri S&T ... Recorded the third-best time on the team in the 100 fly at 47.09 to pick up a NCAA 'B' cut, but did not earn a invite to the NCAA meet ... Took 15th overall in the 100 fly at the SEC Championships, touching in at 47.09 ... Was 30th in the 200 fly at the SEC meet with a time of 1:48.03 and placed 36th in the 500 freestyle with a PR time of 4:26.64 ... Swam in his first dual meet of his Auburn career against Texas.

Personal:
Studying in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

Martinez's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
100 fly 45.92 3/24/17 NCAA Championships
200 fly 1:43.56 2/17/17 SEC Championships
200 IM 1:47.76 2/15/17 SEC Championships
200 back 1:50.79 10/12/16 Kentucky
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