Josh Martinez

Josh  Martinez


Colorado Springs, CO

High School:
Pine Creek



Josh Martinez To Be Honored by Colorado Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Sophomore has been named College Wrestler of the Year


Josh Martinez Named Air Force Co-Athlete of the Week

Sophomore defended his title at the All-Academy Championships Saturday


Josh Martinez Tabbed WWC Wrestler of the Week

Sophomore earns his second conference honor of the season


Josh Martinez Named WWC Wrestler of the Week

Sophomore placed third at CKLV Invitational


Josh Martinez Shares Air Force Athlete of the Week Honors

Sophomore placed third at CKLV Invitational


Air Force vs. Northern Colorado

The Falcons picked up a 35-9 WWC victory over the Bears on Senior Day.


Blue-Silver Match

The Silver team picked up a 26-13 victory over the Blue team in the Falcons' annual Blue-Silver Scrimmage, held Oct. 24.

2014-15: Finished the season with a stellar 25-9 overall record and 8-1 dual record in the 125 class … recorded four falls on the season with a lightning fast pin time of 0:30 seconds …  placed 1st at the All-Academy Championship … 1st at the U.S. Western open … 5th at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite … held his best rank of #7 for two weeks in the InterMat and W.I.N. magazine polls … best rank of #7 for three weeks in the Open Mat polls … best rank of #7 for four weeks in the WrestlingReport polls … WWC Wrestler of the Week for January 12th … Air Force athlete of the week for February 9th … Wayne Baughman/A-10 Warthog Award … earned a tech fall victory against #1 Minnesota … placed 4th in the NCAA West Regional in the 125 class… competed, but did not place in the NCAA Championships with a 2-2 record in the 125 class.

Nationally ranked sophomore posted a stellar 33-5 overall record with an outstanding 11-0 dual record, recording five falls in the season with the fastest of 1:14 ... one of four that qualified for the NCAA championships, he ranked as high as 4th at 125 in all major national polls ... first place in the UNK Holiday Inn Open at 125 (elite) ... first place in the All-Academy Championship at 125 ... placed second in the NCAA West Regional's at 125 ... placed third at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational at 125, the only cadet to place in this invitational ... placed third in the Southern Scuffle at 125... The only cadet to win a match against #20 Oregon State ... scored a major decision over Stanford and was the only cadet to win a match at that meet up ... team MVP, All-WWC second team, two time WWC wrestler of the week, Air Force athlete of the week.

2012-13: Compiled a 28-11 overall record on the season, sharing the team lead for total wins ... also registered a 7-2 ledger in dual competition ... named Western Wrestling Conference Freshman of the Year ... earned first national bid with a runner-up showing at the NCAA West Regional ... concluded the regular season ranked 10th in the nation by InterMat ... also ranked fifth in the RPI and 11th in the coaches' panel rankings ... opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Hokie Open ... placed third at the UNK Holiday Inn Open (Elite Division) ... broke into the national rankings with a third-place showing at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... placed fourth at the Southern Scuffle ... earned the first individual title of his collegiate career with a championship at the All-Academy Championships ... earned WWC Wrestler of the Week and Air Force Athlete of the Week honors following dual victories over North Dakota State and South Dakota State ... second-team All-WWC honoree ... shared the Falcons' Coaches Appreciation Award.

High School: Lettered four years in wrestling for coach Billy Gabel ... two-time state champion ... four-time state finalist ... three-time Fargo All-American ... placed third at Senior Nationals.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 34 ... given name is Martin ... son of Martin and Annette Martinez ... has two siblings ... attended the Academy Prep School ... placed third at NCWA Nationals ... plans to win an NCAA title.
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