Martinez earned a spot on the 2004 Mexico National Team as a left lnidfielder. She scored a goal in Mexico’s 8-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago and played 54 minutes in a 2 oloss to a powerful United States National Team. In the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, Martinez played the entire game against world champion Germany and appeared in the first half in the quarterfinals against Brazil.
Playing at the professional level and being part of the first Women’s Mexican National Team appearance in the Olympics are the achievelnents of which Martinez is most proud, even though training kept her from friends and family. She notes her father. Jose Martinez, and her local soccer coaches – Lito Garcia from Santa Barbara High and Brent Gonzalvez fron1 SBCC – as her greatest influences.