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

2012: Competed in all seven meets as a junior … finished ninth at the Keene State Alumni Invitational (9/01) in 11:55 … came fourth in the 5k with a time of 18:36.75 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational (9/15) … placed 32nd at the Purple Valley Classic (9/22) with a time of 23:25 … finished 61st at NEICAAAs (10/07) in 18:31.87 … came eighth at NEWMACs (10/27) with a  time of 19:04.52 … placed 23rd with a time of 22:13.98 at the New England Cross Country Championships (11/10) … finished 94th at the NCAA Division IIII Cross Country Championships (11/17) in 22:43.7 … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference.

2011: Competed in five events as a sophomore … named to the NEWMAC All-Conference team … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … finished fifth with a time of 18:33.83 in the UMass Dartmouth Shriners Invitational on (9/17) … placed 65th in the All New England Championship with a time of 19:05.00 (10/8/11) … finished the Brooks Invitational with a time of 22:46 placing her 26th (10/15) … was sixth in the NEWMAC Championship (10/30) with a time of 19:08 … came in 32nd place at the New England Division III Championships with a time of 22:13.56 (11/12) … placed 35th in the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:55.75 (11/19) … named to the NCAA Division III All-New England team … recipient of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Award

2010: Competed in six meets as a freshman … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … NEWMAC All-Conference … finished as the top freshman performer at NEWMAC Championship with seventh-place showing (10/30) … earned All-Region honors with 31st-place finish at New England Division III Championship (11/13) … helped lead MIT to third-place at NCAA Division III Championship by finishing 100th overall (11/20)

Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in biological engineering … also competes on the MIT indoor and outdoor track and field teams … 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. 

Personal: Daughter of Esther John and Aart de Geus.