Richard Martinez

Fourth season on the Hofstra Soccer roster. He has two goals and six assists in his career. He played this past summer for the Long Island Rough Riders of the Premier Development League, earning all-conference honors. He played for the Puerto Rico national team in World Cup qualifying matches in 2008. He earned five international caps for Puerto Rico in 2008, playing every minute of all five games (including 120 minutes in an overtime win over the Dominican Republic). Set up second goal for Puerto Rico in 2-2 tie with Honduras in a World Cup qualifier.

Awards:

-2009 first team all region honors. Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Year after capping off a stellar career for the pride. He also learned honorable mention honors on Top Drawer soccer's national team in november

-2008 second-team all-region honors. first team all-conference

-2007 earned second team al-CAA honors

Date of Birth
February 4th 1988

Citizenship
American, Puerto Rican

Height / Weight
5'9'' / 155 lbs

Player Position
He's a central defender.

Current Club
Puerto

Previous Club
Long Island Rough Riders, Westchester

Strengths
Strong tackler. Good in the air. Great vision of the game. Good talk with his partners.

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