Baseball Spotlight: Cole Martin
Baseball's Martin Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch List
Postgame Notes: U-M 5, Northwestern 0; Northwestern 3, U-M 2 (10 innings)
Baseball's Game 1 Shutout Headlines DH Split with Northwestern
Bourque's Near No-Hitter Carries Baseball Past Notre Dame
Senior (2014) ... Member of U-M's leadership council ... Played in 57 games for the Maize and Blue with 52 starts at catcher ... Hit .256 with five doubles, a home run and 15 RBI ... In Big Ten play, hit a team-leading .338 with three doubles and eight RBI ... Threw out 10 runners trying to steal and picked off three more ... Had 12 multi-hit games ... Was sixth in the Big Ten in putouts (335) ... Was 4-for-6 with a double and three runs scored in a win at Illinois (April 12) ... Homered and drove in three runs against Washington (Feb. 14) ... Was 3-for-4 with two runs scored in a win over Ohio State (May 11) ... Had two hits and drove in a pair in a Senior Day win over Kansas (May 18) ... Doubled and had a pair of hits against Eastern Michigan (April 16) ... Went 2-for-3 with a walk against Minnesota (April 6) ... Drove in a pair of runs and doubled in the win at Purdue (April 20) ... Had an eight-game hitting streak from May 3-13.
Junior (2013) ... All-Big Ten third team ... Played in 56 games with 54 starts behind the plate for the Maize and Blue ... Hit .246 with 30 runs scored, seven doubles, a triple, a home run and 22 runs-batted-in ... Had a .318 on-base percentage ... Led the Big Ten by throwing out 23 runners trying to steal ... Also picked off three runners ... Was eighth in the Big Ten with 364 putouts ... Hit .337 in Big Ten games with a .404 slugging percentage ... Had 14 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI performances ... Was 3-for-4 with three RBI, two doubles and three runs scored in a win over Saint Louis (March 2) ... Was 4-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and a walk at Nebraska (May 18) ... Went 3-for-5 with three RBI, three runs scored and his first career home run in a win over Minnesota (March 30) ... Was 3-for-4 with an RBI in a win at Michigan State (April 7) ... Had two doubles and a run scored at Michigan State (April 5) ... Drove in three runs at Eastern Michigan (April 23) ... Had three hits and two RBI in a win over Notre Dame (April 16) ... Had a hit and walked twice in the season opener at California (Feb. 15) ... Scored four runs and had a pair of hits vs. Fordham (Feb. 23).Sophomore (2012) ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI at Minnesota (March 31) ... Also had two RBI in the win over Central Michigan (April 4) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI at Coastal Carolina (March 17) ... Had an RBI triple at Penn State (April 15) ... Drove in a run in the Xavier game (March 4) ... Had a hit in the win over Seton Hall (Feb. 18) ... In the Iona doubleheader (Feb. 25), had a hit in each game with an RBI in the nightcap.
Freshman (2011) ... Played in 40 games with 24 starts at catcher for the Maize and Blue ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a win over Iowa (April 23) ... Led Michigan with eight sacrifice bunts ... Also had two hits in games against Central Michigan (April 6) and Penn State (May 19) ... Scored a pair of runs in a win over Western Michigan (May 17) ... Had a .341 on-base percentage ... Threw out nine runners trying to steal ... Stole a base at Northwestern (May 13).
Prep ... John Glenn (2010) ... First Team All-North Eastern Michigan Conference (2009, '10) ... First Team All-District (2009, '10) ... Bay City Times Dream Team (2010) ... District champions (2008, '09, '10) ... Region runner-up (2008, '09, '10) ... All NEMC honorable mention (2008) ... American Legion World Series champions (2009) ... American Legion State champions (2009, '10) ... American Legion Great Lakes Regional Most Valuable Player (2009) ... Also played hockey at John Glenn (2007) ... Honor Roll (2007, '08, '09, '10) ... National Honor Society (2009, '10).
Personal ... Given Name: Cole Michael Martin ... Born August 26, 1992 ... Son of Mike and Kim Martin ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General studies major ... Dad Mike played baseball at Oklahoma State.
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