Wrestling Adds Another Signee

Jan. 30, 2014

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State wrestling head coach Greg Randall announced the signing of Geordan Martinez to a National Letter of Intent, Thursday.

Martinez, originally from Peyton, Colo., was a three-time state champion at Pine Creek High School, and lost only two matches during his prep career for head coach Billy Gabel.

He will wrestle at either 141 or 149 pounds for the Broncos in 2014-15.

Martinez went 43-1 as a freshman and 41-0 as a sophomore, winning a state title each season. He went 38-1 as a junior, finishing runner-up at the state tournament, then capped his final prep campaign with a 44-0 record and third state championship.

He was first-team all-state in each of his four seasons, combining for an overall record of 166-2 with 110 pins, and earned 5A Wrestler of the Year and Colorado Wrestler of the Year honors as a senior.

At the National High School Coaches Association Wrestling Championships, Martinez earned All-America status three times, finishing fifth as a freshman, and third both his sophomore and senior seasons.

He took second at the USA Wrestling Cadet Freestyle Tournament as a sophomore, and also finished fourth in freestyle that same season. He finished runner-up at the FILA Cadet Greco Tournament as a junior.

Martinez was a four-time UNC Christmas Cup champion, a four-time USA Metro champion and won the Temecula Battle for the Belt championship.

He was twice named academic all-state, in addition to being names to the principal's honor roll twice.

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