Student-athlete profile, Brittany martinez, Chaffey softball

BRITTANY MARTINEZ

Chaffey College

Softball

The lowdown: The freshman leads the state in homeruns with 10 and is batting over .500 for the Panthers (20-14, 7-1) who are currently second in the Foothill Conference. Starts in left field but has also been used in right and in center. Was at Chaffey in 2006-07 but did not play. Carries a 3.1 GPA.

Age: 19

Hometown: Ontario

High school: Don Lugo High School, 2006

Major: Psychology

Favorite athlete: Leah OBrien-Amico (outfielder on three Gold-medal winning USA Olympic teams).

Favorite team: New York Yankees

Role model: My parents

Most memorable sports moment: Receiving Mt. Baldy League MVP my freshman year on the varsity team.

Most embarrassing sports moment: 1. Being intiated because I was dressed up crazy and everyone was laughing and 2. Losing my front tooth at a softball practice on Valentines Day.

Person most influential in your athletic success: My dad, physically and my mom, mentally.

Best advice anyone has given you: Follow your heart and everything else will fall into place.

Celebrity you most want to meet: Julia Roberts

Favorite food: Mexican food – dads home-cooked carne asada, rice and beans.

Cant miss TV show: The Hills

Favorite movie: A League of Their Own

Last good book you read: Harry Potter

Whats in your CD player/iPod: Carrie Underwood

Favorite vacation spot: Rosarito, Mexico, anywhere by the beach

Pre-game ritual or superstition: Getting pumped from music and having assistant coach Justin sing international harvester with the team.

Other hobbies: Hanging out with loved ones, going to the beach.

What would you like to be doing in five years? Hopefully done with college and be a peace officer, have a home and possibly be married.