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Erica Martinsen

Clarence, N.Y.
IMG Academy
High School
Erica Martinsen - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers


  • Appeared in 26 games, averaging 4.7 points per game in 10.7 minutes per game. Thirty-two of her 40 made baskets were from three-point range
  • Made her collegiate debut against Mississippi State, checking in with five minutes remaining in the third quarter, and scored her first career points, knocking down a three with 3:27 remaining in that period
  • Led all scorers with 15 points in 13 minutes on 6-of-10 shooting at Kentucky (11/15)
  • Went 5-of-9 from three-point range to score a team-high 15 points against Saint Louis (11/25)
  • Scored 13 points, going 4-of-8 from three-point range at North Carolina (2/17)

High School/Club

  • Played two years at Williamsville East High before playing her junior year at Blair Academy and then finishing with her senior year at IMG Academy
  • Helped lead the Blair Academy team to the New Jersey state title in 2016-17
  • Eclipsed 1,000 career points as a sophomore and reached the 2,000 point mark in her Senior Day game
  • Ranked No. 18 at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Two-time Western New York High School Player of the Year, averaging 32 points per game as a sophomore and 22 points per game as a freshman
  • Named MVP by the Amherst Bee her sophomore season
  • ECIC II Player of the Year
  • After setting the school record for most points in a game with 45, she later broke that record with 50 points in a game. Martinsen also owns the records for most three-pointers in a game (8) and most three’s in a season (99) and steals in a season
  • Also played with the New Jersey Sparks Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, played three years of EYBL and one season for Albany City Rocks
  • Named Best Newcomer at the Rose Classic NYC and All Star Team
  • Played in the New York Empire State Games


  • Parents are Lynda and Gregg Martinsen
  • Has two older brothers, Brett and Kyle, and an older sister, Shannon