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Cai Martin

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Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Howell, N.J.
  • Last School Freehold Township High School
  • Height 5-7

Ohio State Career  

  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • 2021 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
  • Bucks Go Pro 2.0 intern in Summer 2021, working in sports medicine at the Wexner Medical Center
  • Has played in 39 games, with 23 starts, in the Scarlet and Gray, with a goal and an assist, 39 ground balls, 10 draw controls and 19 caused turnovers, through first three years

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 2021 (Junior Season) 

  • A starter in all 13 games
  • Picked up 16 ground balls, with five caused turnovers
  • Three ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. Maryland March 20
  • Recorded two ground balls in four other games
  • Earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten accolades
  • Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

 2020 (Sophomore Season) 

  • Started all nine games for the Buckeyes
  • Scooped up 11 ground balls, tying for fourth on the team
  • Registered nine draw controls and credited with five caused turnovers
  • Scored first career goal against No. 19 UMass March 1
  • Tallied three ground balls in the home opener against Duquesne Feb. 7
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2019 (Freshman Season) 

  • Appeared in all 17 games with one start
  • Picked up 12 ground balls
  • Caused 10 turnovers, tying for sixth on the team
  • Posted an assist, caused three turnovers and picked up two ground balls against Detroit Mercy Feb. 10 
  • Picked up at least one ground ball in nine games
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

Prior to Ohio State

  • Freehold Township High School Female Athlete of the Year
  • Four-time first team all-district
  • Three-time First Team All-Shore
  • Played for T3 Shore from 2013-17
  • Two-time team captain
  • Set school record with 12 goals in a game
  • Member of the Contemporary Global Issues magnet program

Personal

  • Daughter of Tiombe Bryant and Collis Martin, who played football at Long Island University and played professional arena football for 11 years
  • Has an older brother, CJ
  • Health science major and plans to attend nursing school