La Laguna, Spain / The British School of Tenerife
At Delaware: Second year player • key member of the Delaware defensive unit • second-year starter as the Blue Hens defend their Colonial Athletic Association championship.
2011 Season: Played 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 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 head coach Ian Hennessy.
High School: 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 • international relations major at Delaware • has one younger brother, Eduardo Martín, who is playing soccer for Brown University • 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.
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