Martina de Geus
Martina de Geus
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Mountain View
Position: Distance
Major: Biological Engineering

2014: All-American (3000m steeplechase) … NEWMAC All-Conference (3000m steeplechase) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): competed in the 3000m steeplechase … earned All-America accolades at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (5/24), crossed the line in a season best 10:40.37 to finish seventh … finished third at the NEICAAA Championships (5/9) in 10:42.46 … crossed second in 10:45.76 at the New England Division III Championships (5/3) … earned All-Conference honors with a second place finish and a time of 11:01.55 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … won the event at both the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) in 11:18.14, and at Bates (1/11) with a time of 11:24.24.

2013: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC All-Conference (3000m Steeplechase) … (indoor): came fifth in the 3000m with a time of 10:25.78 at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … at the Tufts Stampede (2/01), she improved her time in the 3000m to 10:15.75 … finished sixth in the 5000m in 17:57.81 at the New England Division III Championships (2/16) … (outdoor): came in second place in the 5000m with a time of 17:45.36 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … was second in the 3000m Steeplechase in 11:13.19 against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) … finished in seventh in the 400m hurdles in 1:09.95 and first in the 3000m SC with a time of 11:07.97 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27) … at the New England Division III Championships (5/04), she came in second in the 3000m SC in 10:47.98 and fourth in the 5000m with a 17:52.13 … improved to 10:38.58 in the SC at NEICAAAs (5/10) … was 19th in the SC at the NCAA Championships (5/23) with a time of 11:12.12.

2012: Finished eighth in the 3000 (10:22.74) at the N.E. Div. III championship ... was the 3000SC champion (11:26.75) at the NEWMAC championship (outdoor) … recorded the third best time in the 300SC in program history … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: NCAA Division III All-Region in 3000 meters (indoor) and 3000 Steeplechase (outdoor) … NEWMAC All-Conference in 3000 Steeplechase … set MIT outdoor rookie record in 3000 Steeplechase (11:08.37) … recorded program’s fourth-best indoor time in 3000m (10:15.29) and  eight-best in mile (5:12.12) of all-time … recorded program’s third-best outdoor time in 3000 Steeplechase (11:08.37) of all-time … won 4x800 relay at Springfield Invitational (10:05.71) … won 4x800 relay at MIT Spring Invitational (9:48.67)

Off the Track: Majoring in biological engineering with a minor in applied international studies … also competes on the MIT women’s cross country team … researched molecular cell bioengineering in the Lauffenburger at MIT … held internships at the Stanford University Canary Center for early cancer detection and at the University of Basel (Switzerland) at the Center for Molecular Life Sciences … research in photo-acoustic imaging modules … conducted research at the So Lab for Bioinstrumentation Engineering Analysis and Microscopy … member of GlobeMed.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Mountain View High School.