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#4 Ignacio Martín
Position: Defense
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Laguna, Spain
High School: The British School of Tenerife
Major: International Relations
Experience: 3 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Fourth-year starter as a senior • key member of the Delaware defensive unit • one of team's most experienced players with 57 games and 54 starts to his credit • needs 20 games played to tie UD career record of 77 • member of two NCAA Tournament teams.

2013 SEASON
Earned third team All-South Atlantic Region honors by the NCSAA as a junior defender • second team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection • saw action in all 20 games while getting the starting nod 19 times • helped anchor a defensive unit that recorded six shutouts while recording a 1.18 goals against average •
helped lead the Blue Hens to one of their finest seasons in school history with a record of 14-5-1 and an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament for head coach Ian Hennessy • member of the Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll.

2012 SEASON
Started in all 19 games for the Blue Hens on defense as a sophomore •
named University of Delaware Alumni Association Team Most Valuable Player • recorded six shots for the year • team went 4-11-3 under Hennessy, losing five games by a single goal.

2011 SEASON
Played in 18 games and started 15 as a freshman defender • contributed three shots on goal • UD Team Sportsmanship Award winner • key member of Blue Hen defense that held opponents to 1.35 goals per game and recorded seven shutouts, including two in the post-season •  team enjoyed one of its finest season in school history, going 13-6-4, capturing the CAA Tournament title, and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for Hennessy.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Played for three different club team, most recently for the Under 19 CD Laguna (Spain) as a right back • also played for U19 CD Tenerife in 2009-10 and U17 Real Madrid in 2008-09 • played at a high international level, winning Madrid’s league and an international tournament in Ferroli, Italy, both with Real Madrid • Real Madrid also finished third at the Augusta National Tournament and third at an international tournament in Matera, Italy • took second in Tenerife’s league with CD Tenerife • played 2011 with U19 CD Laguna at Division of Honor Level.

PERSONAL
Ignacio Martín ("mar-teen") Fernandez-Pacheco • son of Francisco José Martín Medina and Maria Cruz Fernandez-Pacheco Guillen • born Aug. 17, 1993 • honor student as an international relations major at Delaware • has one younger brother, Eduardo Martín, who is a junior player at Brown University and led the Bears to the NCAA Tournament in 2012 • enjoys playing guitar and drawing in his spare time • always looks to the sky before stepping on to the field • would like to play soccer at the professional level • chose Delaware for its team atmosphere where everyone helps everyone like a family • lists younger brother as his biggest influence for encouraging him to play soccer on a local team at age seven.

CAREER STATISTICS

 Year

GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots
2013 20/19 0 0 0 2
2012 19/19 0 0 0 6
2011 18/15 0  0 0  3
TOTALS 57/53 0 0
0 11

CAREER HIGHS
Shots: 2 vs. North Carolina State (8/31/12)

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