- 2007 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
Drew 39 starts during her 43 appearances...Started at third base 28 times while she filled in at first base (seven starts) and shortstop (four starts) toward the end of the year...Ranked fourth on the team in on-base percentage while tying for the team lead in walks (14) and tying for third in hit-by-pitches (3)...Played an errorless first base during her only appearances on the right side of the infield...Had a pair of two-hit games during the early season against Cal Poly (2/15) and against Gardner-Webb (3/1)...Collected hits in six of eight games from No. 8 Tennessee (3/19) through the first game against Auburn (4/6)...Had six RBI in that stretch...Had a bases-clearing double in the first win at Kentucky (3/29)...Added two RBI and a run in a 1-for-3 outing in the final game against the Wildcats (3/30)...Contributed an RBI in the first win against Auburn...Scored runs in both games of the doubleheader against No. 15/16 LSU (5/3).
One of three Gamecocks to start all 64 games on the year, drawing all of the starts at third base...Compiled a batting average of .193...Ranked second on the squad with seven sacrifices...Had nine multi-hit games, tied for fourth on the team...Went 3-for-9 (.333) with a runner on third and less than two outs...Made only six errors at the hot corner out of 171 chances (.965 fielding percentage)...Went 3-for-4 wtih a double, 2 RBI and a run scored in the nightcap at College of Charleston (2/22)...The three hits matched her career best...Had a double, 2 RBI and a run scored in a 2-for-3 outing in the first game against Charlotte (3/3)...Hit well against Arkansas, going 2-for-3 with a run scored in two games of the three-game set...Also had a pair of two-hit games against Mississippi State, adding an RBI in each outing...Went 2-for-5 with an RBI in the second game against Georgia (4/14)...Smacked her only home run of the season in the second game against Kentucky (4/21)...Followed that game with a 2-for-3 game with a run scored...Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Played in 23 games and started 19...Went 2-for-3 against both Bethune-Cookman and Florida Atlantic...Recorded her first double of the season against FAU...Went 2-for-2 with an RBI against Florida State (2/17)...Went 2-for-3 with a season-high two runs against North Dakota State...Recorded doubles against FAU, North Dakota State and Charlotte...Registered four multi-hit games...Led the team in pinch-hitting batting average with .333.
Recorded her first collegiate hit in the lid-lifter against Stephen F. Austin...Recorded two hits in that game...Started the season with a four-game hitting streak and recorded a hit in six of her first eight games...Posted her career high of three hits on 3/5 against South Dakota State...In that game, she also hit a career-high two home runs and four RBI...Scored her first collegiate run on 2/5 against Coastal Carolina...Finished second on the team in sac bunts with five.
Four-year letterwinner in softball and volleyball at Western H.S....Coached by Keith Moran and Mike Chaefer...BCAA All-Star game participant...Broward County 2003-04 Scholar Athlete...Helped lead team to three district championships...Two-time regional champions.
Full name is Rebecca Sara Martinez...Born Jan. 19, 1986 in Miami, Fla....Parents are Jim and Susie...Dad, Jim, played tennis at Wake Forest...Has an older brother, Mike.