Men's Cross Country

Ricardo Lira-Martinez

Ricardo Lira-Martinez

  • Year:
    Fr.
  • Hometown:
    Bassett, Calif.
  • High School:
    Bassett

Academic Major/Minor:
Undeclared

Career Highlights:

High School
* League Titles in X.C. (2014-2017)
* C.I.F. Prelims (4x)
* C.I.F. Finals (2x)
* Ranked No. 98 in Top 100 Teams to watch in California
* All-League Award (2x)
* Most Valuable Runner (2x)
* Individual League Titles in Track (2015-2016)
* High School Honor Roll

Why Whittier College:
Small campus, friendly community, and great financial aid package

Personal:
Parents: Josefa Martinez and Sergio Lira
Siblings: ---
Hometown:
Bassett, Calif. 
Previous School:
Bassett High School
Hobbies:
Going out for a hike with friends, Watching soccer games and playing video games
Admired Athlete:
Cristiano Ronaldo (He holds himself to a high standard and strives for more even after winning.  Admire his charity and never forgetting his roots)