GENERAL: Big, athletic frontcourt performer with a high upside...Can also play on the perimeter...Has tremendous athletic power to go with three-point range...Can play all three frontcourt positions...Perfect fit in pick and pop situations.
2009-10: Sat out first 12 games per NCAA regulations...Appeared in 14 games averaging three minutes per contest...Only field goal was a dunk against Marist on Senior Day (2/28).
BEFORE SIENA: Played one year of basketball in the U.S. at The Patterson School (N.C.).
PERSONAL: Given first name is Jeffry...Born September 13, 1989 in Gummerspach, Germany...The son of Claudia Martens...Has a younger brother, Florian...A marketing and management major...Chose Siena for its location, the people, coaching staff and strong basketball system...Also recruited by Central Florida, Oral Roberts and Utah Valley State.
THE MARTENS FILE Nickname: "C-Town" The best thing I did this summer: I turned 21 What I like most about Siena basketball: Director of Basketball Operations Dave Matturo What I like most about the Times Union Center: The new ribbon board and scoreboard displays The player on the team who I relate to best is: Rakeem Brookins What is that one thing, you can't do without: My family My favorite(musical) artist is: Andy Warhol My favorite pro athlete: Kevin Garnett My favorite website: Facebook My favorite pro sports team: The LA Lakers My favorite movie: Inception Other sports I like to follow at Siena: Soccer If I could have one announcer call my best play, it would be: Malcolm X The person I'd most like to play 1-on-1: It used to be Connor Fenlon, but now it's Dave Matturro