Martha Sanford
Martha Sanford
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
High School: Richland HS '10
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Experience: 3L


Indoor Best at EWU

55m 7.62 • 60m Hurdles 9.58 • 200m 26.50 • 400m 59.67

Outdoor Best at EWU

400m Hurdles
1:03.63

2012-13: Indoor: Sanford ran a leg on the 4x400 relay team that had a time of 3:50.12 at the Montana State Open to rank second in school history. That same relay team placed sixth at the BSC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:50.30.  She ran her personal best of 59.67 in the 400 at the Idaho Vandal Collegiate, placing third overall. Sanford also ran the 200, with her best time of 26.50 coming at the Montana State Open. Outdoor: She ran a personal-best time of 1:03.63 in the 400 hurdles in the prelims of the BSC Outdoor Championships and placed seventh in the finals with a time of 1:06.24. Her time in the prelims moved her to 10th all-time at Eastern. Sanford also ran on the 4x400 relay at the Al Manual Invitational, which ran a time of 3:55.41 to rank 10th in school history.

2011-12: Indoor: Sanford ran her season best of 1:01.06 in the 400 at the UW Husky Classic, placing 42nd overall. She also reached her personal-best time of 7.62 in the 55 at the Candy Cane Invite. Sanford ran the 400 leg on the distance medley relay team that placed eighth at the BSC Indoor Championships with a time of 13:31.34. Outdoor: Sanford ran 1:07.77 in the prelims of the 400 hurdles, placing 11th overall at the BSC Outdoor Championships. Her season best of 1:07.63 came at the Whitworth Twilight Meet, where she placed first overall. She was selected to the winter and spring Big Sky All-Academic teams.

2010-11: Indoor: Sanford ran on the 4x400 relay team that placed eighth at the BSC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:56.82. She ran her indoor personal best of 59.82 in the 400 at the UW Husky Classic, placing 41st overall. She also had personal bests in the 55 hurdles (9.08) and 60 hurdles (9.58). Outdoor: Sanford ran 1:05.54 in the 400 hurdles prelims, placing 12th overall at the BSC Outdoor Championships. Sanford's personal best of 1:05.19 in the 400 hurdles came at the Beach Invitational, where she placed 25th overall. She also ran the 100 hurdles, clocking a time of 16.36 at the Oregon Relays.

High School: Sanford placed in the top eight in the 300-meter hurdles at the State 4A Championships for three-straight years. Her best time of 45.26 came at the Pasco Invitational her senior year. She also placed 13th in the 100 hurdles at the State Championships her senior year. She had personal bests in the 100 (12.67), 200 (25.90), 400 (59.48) and 100 hurdles (15.51).

High School: Sanford placed in the top eight in the 300-meter hurdles at the State 4A Championships for three-straight years. Her best time of 45.26 came at the Pasco Invitational her senior year. She also placed 13th in the 100 hurdles at the State Championships her senior year. She had personal bests in the 100 (12.67), 200 (25.90), 400 (59.48) and 100 hurdles (15.51).

Personal: Nursing major. Born 12/21/91 in Spokane, Wash. Her parents are Dave and Carol Sanford.

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