Kaina Martinez earns All-American honors at 2017 NCAA Championships

Posted: Sunday, May 28, 2017. 11:11 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Belizean athlete and decorated women’s sprinter, Kaina Martinez, participated yesterday at the 2017 NCAA outdoor track and field championships at IMG Academy in Florida, USA.

Martinez left the championships, a three-time All-American, making a pair of top finishes in the women’s 100-meter and 200-meter dash.

Martinez also topped the preliminary performance at the first track event of the day along with her Javelina colleagues: Lagae Brigance, Keandria Taylor and Plaserae Johnson and ran a time of 44.98 seconds for a third place finish and six points.

Martinez was responsible for the remaining ten points as she timed out in the 100-meter dash at 11.58 seconds for second place and ran the 200-meter dash in 24.10 seconds to place third.

Martinez was representing the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Kingsville team at the 2017 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

The best athletes from colleges across the United States competed in the event. BBN congratulates Kaina Martinez!

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