Three Home Runs, Including Payne Grand Slam, Power Rebels
2014 (Sophomore): Had three starts in left field and two starts as the DP ... Came in as a substitute in game two vs. Alcorn State and played catcher, making four putouts and an assist defensively, and earning a walk at the plate ... Came in as a pinch hitter in game two at Southeastern Louisiana ... Started in left field in game two at South Carolina and scored a run ... Pinch ran in game two vs. Arkansas and scored one run ... Scored a run as a pinch runner vs. UT Martin ... Started at the DP position against Saint Louis ... Hit her first collegiate home run vs. Kansas, a solo shot over the left field fence, highlighting a 2-3 day at the plate ... Was Ole Miss' starting designated player at FGCU.
2013 (Freshman): Started 18 games at catcher ... Threw out four stolen base attempts ... Went 1-2 with one run and one RBI vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/9) ... Scored a run and earned a walk in the series finale at Auburn ... Started the series finale at catcher vs. Florida ... Went 1-1 in game two at Georgia, singling through the right side ... Went 2-3 vs. Samford, hitting an RBI double and threw out a base runner in the fifth inning ... Was 1-3 with one RBI, one walk and two stolen bases at Belmont ... Finished 1-4 with a run scored against Jackson State ... Scored two runs against Lamar ... Recorded her first collegiate hit against Saint Mary's, going 1-3 ... Had a fantastic fall season for the Rebels ... Was voted one of four captains by her class.
High School: A softball standout at Ayala High School ... First Team Sierra All-League as a senior ... Batted .317 with a .398 slugging percentage as a junior ... Named a team captain ... Helped lead her team to the 2010 CIF Division 3 championship and state championship ... Earned Second Team Sierra All-League as a junior ... Four-year scholar athlete ... National Honor Society member ... Named Renaissance Scholar Athlete for 2011-12 and a CIF Athletic Scholar in 2010.
Club Team: Played for American Pastime.
Personal: Full name is Natalie Page Martinez ... Born Dec. 13, 1993 ... Daughter of Azor and Norma Martinez ... Majoring in integrated market communications ... Her hobbies include shopping, traveling and going to the beach ... Is an American sign language officer ... Produced the ASL Show ... Cousin Jesse Meaux plays for the Colorado Rockies.
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