John Martin
John  Martin


Wellsville, Ohio

High School:


2009: Threw a mark of 50' 5" in the shot put at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships ... also threw all-time best 50' 05" in the weight throw at Rod McCravy.

2008: Recorded a Top 10 finish in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a ninth-place heave of 162'.

2007: Placed eighth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships with a 48' 6-1/4" put ... posted a then personal-best shot put of 50' 2" at the Cedarville Qualifier, placing fifth ... heaved the hammer 153' 6" in the BIG EAST Championship prelims.

2006: Competed in one meet, the Early Bird Relays ... finished third in the shot put (46' 6") ... placed eighth in the discus throw (119' 9").

High School: Two-time conference champion at Wellsville High School ... set conference record in the shot put as a senior ... regional shot put champion as a senior ... also lettered in football, playing outside linebacker and placekicker.

Personal: Born March 31, 1987 ... son of John and Verneta Martin.

Academic Major: Organizational leadership.