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

2013: (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 5000k in 17:57.81 at the New England Division III Championships (2/16).

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 ... also competes on the MIT cross country team ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... NEWMAC All-Conference … internship in early cancer detection at the Stanford University Canary Center … interned at the Center for Molecular Life Sciences in Basel, Switzerland … conducted research in photo-acoustic imaging modules … researched isoforms on fibroblasts at the So Lab for Bioinstrumentation Engineering Analysis and Microscopy … Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation grant … GlobeMed.

Personal: Daughter of Esther John and Aart de Geus.