Was tabbed as the team's Most Improved Runner after emerging as a key contributor, scoring in six of his seven races ... Ranked among the squad's top-three finishers on five occasions ... Was Emory's top performer and 34th out of 175 runners at the Furman Classic with a then personal-best time of 26:07 ... Paced the Eagles' pack and placed fourth in the 183-runner field at the JSU Foothills Invitational, clocking a 26:09 ... Earned all-region honors after coming through with a personal-best 8K mark of 25:20, which ranked 25th out of 222 runners, at the NCAA South/Southeast Championships ... Emory's No. 3 finisher at the NCAA D-III Championships (25:50) ... Led all 79 entries at the season-opening Georgia DIII Invitational (26:57).
Saw action in five events ... Best 8k time came at the Inter-Regional Border Battle in New Jersey when he finished with an effort of 26:18 ... Scored for the Eagles as their No. 3 runner and ranked 35th out of 136 entries at Falcon Classic, registering a time of 26:34 ... Crossed the finish line in the No. 77 position in the 391-runner field at the Greater Louisville Classic, posting an 8k time of 26:37 ... Part of the Emory contingent that competed at the UAA Championships.
Competed in cross country and track for four years at Oak Park and River Forest High School ... Was coached by Christopher Baldwin ... Top three-mile time was a 15:18 ... Clocked a 9:39 in the 3,200 meters, which ranked as the school's sixth fastest mark ... All-Academic honoree throughout his high school career ... Raced to all-conference honors his senior season ... National Merit Scholar.
Son of Ellen Pimentel ... Born May 14 ... a dual major in history and political science.
Martin Pimentel's Top 8K Times
||JSU Foothills Invit.
||Inter-Regional Border Battle