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1/51 Ariana Martinez
1/51 - Ariana Martinez
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Canyon Lake, Texas
High School: Smithson Valley
Position: DS
At Simpson
  • Two-year Simpson Defensive Player of the Year (2017-2018)
  • A-R-C Defensive Player of the Week (9/16/18)
  • Two-year letterwinner (2017-2018)
2018 | sophomore
  • Named Simpson's Defensive Player of the Year
  • Selected A-R-C Defensive Player of the Week (9/16/18)
  • Led the team with 441 digs (4.32/set
  • Appeared in 27 matches totaling a team-high 102 sets
  • Posted 85 assists and 24 service aces
  • Reached double figures in digs 21 times, surpassing 20 digs ten times
  • Had a season-high 33 digs and seven assists against Nebraska Wesleyan (Oct. 11)
2017 | freshman
  • Named Simpson's Defensive Player of the Year
  • Led the team with 346 digs (3.68/set) as a rookie
  • Appeared in 25 matches totaling 94 sets
  • Posted 25 assists and 15 service aces
  • Reached double figures in digs 16 times, including 13 of the final 14 matches
  • Had a season-high 31 digs in the final match of the season against Illinois College (Oct. 27)
High School
  • A 2017 graduate of Smithson Valley High School
  • Coached by Liana Gombert …
  • A two-time honorable mention all-conference performer
  • Named academic all-district and academic all-state
  • A three-year letterwinner
  • Member of the National Honor Society
Personal
  • Parents are Ariel and Diane Martinez
  • Has one sister, Crystal, and one brother, Alonzo
  • Majoring in chemistry