17 Jade Martinez
17 - Jade Martinez
Height: 5'5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Downey, CA
High School: Downey HS
Position: Defense
Major: Political Science

Season: 1st

High School: Played two seasons of varsity lacrosse at Downey HS under head coach Marvin Miresl...led team to a 14-1 record her senior year and earned Defensive Most Valuable Player of the Year honors.

Personal: Daughter of John Martinez and Yanet Quintana...has two brothers, David and Marco, and two sisters, Emily and Monica...Political Science major who aspires to head her own law firm...interests include watching baseball...favorite athletes are Cody Bellinger, Justin Turner and Corey Seager...favorite foods are chicken-fried rice, chicken strips and tacos...favorite movies are We Are Marshall and A Walk to Remember...favorite TV shows are How I Met Your Mother and Greys Anatomy...favorite music artists are Drake, Ed Sheeran and Beyonce...chose UDC for its city life...greatest athletic influence is her club lacrosse coach Taylor Thornton...chose jersey No. 17 because it is her high school graduation year...strangest gameday habit is to listen to a gameday playlist which she must finish before warm-ups.