Takara Martin
Takara  Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Hammarskjold

Height:
5-6½

Event:
Breast/Fly/IM

Intended Major:
Health Science


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

06/22/2017

OAKLAND SWIMMING AND DIVING 2016-17 REVIEW

The men’s team won their 39th straight league title, 23 consecutive for women

06/21/2017

OAKLAND EARNS TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL HONORS FROM CSCAA

Both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams plus six individuals earned Scholar All-America accolades

04/20/2017

A STUDENT-ATHLETE'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE THIRD-ANNUAL BLACK AND GOLD AWARDS

Senior volleyball player Melissa Deatsch wrote about her final farewell to Oakland Athletics

03/02/2017

OAKLAND LANDS SEVEN ON ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

Two men and five women earned honors for men's and women's swimming and diving

02/25/2017

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

02/05/2017

Oakland vs. Bowling Green

Oakland vs. Bowling Green 2/3/17

01/21/2017

Oakland vs. Michigan State - Senior Day

Oakland vs. Michigan State - Senior Day 1/23/17

10/29/2016

Oakland vs. Wayne State

Oakland vs. Wayne State 10-29-16

02/24/2016

2016 Horizon League Championships

2016 Horizon League Championships held at the Oakland Aquatic Center Feb. 24-27, 2016


2016-17:
Horizon League Champion in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.22)
Set the school record in the 100 breaststroke at Horizon League Championships becoming one of two women in program history to swim the event in under one minute and two seconds
Part of the champion 400 medley relay (3:41.51) at Horizon League Championships
Horizon League Runner-Up in the 200 breaststroke (2:13.36)
Member of the runner-up 200 medley relay (1:39.81) at Horizon League Championships
Placed ninth in the 200 IM (2:04.22) 
at Horizon League Championships
Both her 100 and 200 breaststroke times at league championships were career bests
Ranked in the top-five on the team in the 100 breast, 200 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM

2015-16:

▪ Horizon League Runner-Up in the 100 (1:02.05) and 200 breaststroke (2:15.41) at Horizon League Championships
▪ Placed third in the 200 IM (2:03.92) at Horizon League Championships
▪ Member of the 200 medley relay team that set a school record at Horizon League Championships with a time of 1:40.42
▪ Recorded top three team times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and 100 butterfly

2014-15:

▪ Swam 100 and 200 breaststroke at 2014 AT&T Nationals
▪ Swam 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM at 2015 Horizon League Championship
▪ Horizon League Champion in 100 breast (1:02.33)
▪ Horizon League Champion in 200 breast (2:13.54); that time is the fastest in Oakland team history
▪ Placed third in 200 IM (2:04.73) giving Oakland a top-four sweep and five of the top six finishes in the event
▪ Swam on Oakland's Horizon League Champion 200 Medley Relay team that set an Oakland record (1:41.32)
▪ Swam on Oakland's Horizon League Champion 400 Medley Relay team

2013-14:
▪ Finished second in the 100 breast at 2014 Horizon League Champion with an Oakland record time of 1:02.18
▪ Took second place in the 200 breast at HLs, with her time of 2:16.56 then ranking third-best in program records
▪ Also swam 200 IM at HLs, placing third overall
▪ Part of Oakland's 400 medley relay team that finished second at HLs and set the fastest time in program history (3:41.29)

ACADEMIC ACHEIVEMENTS
▪ Vice President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (2016-17)
▪ College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American (2015-16)
▪ Academic All-Horizon League selection (2015-16, 2016-17)
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

HIGH SCHOOL
▪ Was a member of the Northwest Narwhals Swim Club

▪ With the Narwhals, was team captain and record holder for the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke
▪ Earned the Speed Demon Award and was a bronze medalist at Age Group Nationals
▪ Attended Canadian Olympic Trials for London 2012
▪ Academically, was on the Honor Roll and advanced to level 6 piano

Personal
Full Name: Takara Martin
Parents: David DelZotto and Daryle Martin

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
▪ Great swim team
▪ Great options for schooling
▪ Nice size and beautiful campus

Martin Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 26.46
UIC Quad
11/4/16
26.46
UIC Quad
11/4/16
100 Breast 1:01.22*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
1:01.22*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
* 100 breast time is 1st in Oakland history
200 Breast 2:13.36*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
2:13.36*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
* 200 breast time is 2nd in Oakland history

200 IM

2:04.22
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
2:03.92*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
* 200 IM time is 10th in Oakland history

100 Fly

56.99
Eastern Michigan
11/12/16
54.38*
Oakland Winter Invite
1/16/15
* 100 Fly time is 9th in Oakland history

100 Back

-- 1:04.33
Zippy Invite
12/4/15

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