Middle Infielder with NCAA Division I Experience available in Spring 2022
Name: Jade Martinez
DOB: October 31, 1998
Date Available: March 1, 2021
Positions (alt): 3B, SS
College: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Jade is primarily a second baseman but can also play shortstop and third base. She played both second base and shortstop during her collegiate career. She is good defensively, with quick hands and feet.
At the plate, she can hit for average and get on base consistently. She has reasonably good speed, so she can take the extra base as the opportunity arises.
Having completed her college career, Jade is working out regularly to stay in top condition, and she’s training to keep her skills sharp.
- Voted rookie of the year as a high-school player
- Voted first-team all-league three seasons in high school
- Voted defensive player of the year
- Team most valuable player
- Winner of Bakersfield Jockey Award
- Starter and leadoff hitter in junior college
- .331 on-base percentage
- Averaged .344 in 2019 with 1.174 OPS at Taft College
- Named second-team all-conference
- Starter and leadoff hitter at NCAA Division I University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff
Jade wants to experience playing in other countries, expand her knowledge of the game, and learn how the sport is played elsewhere. She’s also interested in enhancing interest in softball in other parts of the world.
Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Australia Pro, New Zealand Semi-pro, South Africa Semi-pro, Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)
Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom
Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season
Prior engagements: None
Recent injuries/illnesses: None
Traveling with a companion: Perhaps for a short term visit
Educational background: Bachelors in Sociology