UD Men's Soccer BIO
4 Ignacio Martín

Fourth-year starter as a senior • key member of the Delaware defensive unit


2014 SEASON Played in 19 games and started in 18 contests during his senior season did not record a goal, but tallied two assists on the season registered assists in UD's wins over St. Bonaventure and Iona launched four total shots played in 76 games in Delaware career, which is the second most in program history led a UD defensive unit that allowed 1.1 goals per game during the 2014 campaign  3rd Team All-Colonial Athletic Association CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee  member of first Delaware team to win CAA regular season title.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 with a minor in French 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.



GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots
2014 20/19 0 2 2 4
2013 20/19 0 0 0 2
2012 19/19 0 0 0 6
2011 18/15 0  0 0  3
TOTALS 77/72 0 0
0 15

Shots: 2 vs. North Carolina State (8/31/12)
Assists: 1 vs. Iona (9/14/14); St. Bonaventure (9/7/14)

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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