Hofstra's Martinez shines for Puerto Rico

April 13, 2008
By Justin Rodriguez, Special to ESPNsoccernet
OK, so maybe Richard Martinez deserves a pass. After all, he's a college kid at Hofstra University, his mind cluttered with thoughts about practices, parties, studies and that cute girl in history class. But the question still has to be asked: excuse me, Rich, how did you think you were trying out with the Puerto Rican under-23 men's national team when the invitation actually came from the full squad?

"That's what they told me," maintains Martinez, a defender, returning for his second ...

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