AWARDS & HONORS
BIG EAST All-Tournament Doubles Team (2008)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2006, 2007, 2008 &
NCAA Team Championship Participant (2006-2009)
NCAA Team Championship Round of 16 (2006 &
CAREER NOTES: A four-year monogram
winner ... finished with an overall record of 9-8
in singles play and 37-36 in doubles.
AS A SENIOR: Named a co-captain as a
senior along with classmate Brett Helgeson ...
earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors ...
played sparingly in both singles and doubles
play ... fell in four singles matches during open
play, including two matches at the Wolverine
Invitational ... dropped three-set matches at
both the Tom Fallon Invitational and the Tribe
Invitational ... contributed a 6-5 overall record
in doubles with a 2-3 record in dual season
matches ... competing with three different
doubles partners ... advanced to the consolation
finals, along with partner Casey Watt, at the
Pacific Coast Doubles Championships by
defeating Kevin Cox and Torsten Kiel-Long of
Southern California (6-4, 6-2) in the semifinals.
AS A JUNIOR: Posted an overall record of
5-4 in singles play ... played all nine of his
singles matches in the open season ... became
an important doubles player for the Irish,
posting an overall doubles record of 22-16 ... his
22 doubles wins were the second-most on the
Irish ... had a dual season doubles record of 14-
10, tied for the most dual-season doubles wins
on the team ... played the majority of his dual
doubles matches with Tyler Davis and Andrew
Roth ... posted a 7-5 record, including a 6-5
mark at the No. 3 doubles position with Davis
... teamed with Davis to earn two doubles-point
clinching wins ... won his last three doubles
matches of the dual season (that finished) with
Roth as his partner ... registered his first singles
win in a three-set match versus Westin Wendt
of Miami (6-2, 4-6, 6-1) ... came away with a
pair of victories in his three matches at the
William & Mary Invitational, defeating Ben
Gullickson (6-4, 6-4) and Sebastian Vidal (6-4,
ret.) ... also had wins over Matt Parks of
Michigan (6-4, 6-0) and Jose Fuenmayor of
Purdue (6-0, 6-2) ... teamed with classmate
Brett Helgeson at the ITA Midwestern
Championships, opening the main doubles'
draw with a thrilling 9-8 (6) victory over Peter
Rispoli and Alex Sanborn of Northwestern ...
Helgeson and Montoya then cruised past Pierre
Dumas and Sebastian Gallego of Minnesota (8-
3), before falling to #7 Drew Eberly and Justin
Kronauge of Ohio State (8-2).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished the year
with a 2-7 overall record in singles and a 7-7
overall record in doubles ... posted a 1-0 mark
with Stephen Bass at No. 3 doubles ... posted
two singles victories over Scott Bruckman of
Michigan (6-4, 5-7, 7-6 ) and Evgeny
Samoylov of Bradley (7-6, 6-0) ... the victory
over Samoylov of Bradley came in the ITA
Midwest Regional qualifier ... went 1-2 with
Ryan Keckley, 3-1 with Barry King, 0-2 with
Andrew Roth, 1-1 with Irackli Akhvlediani, 1-
0 with Sean Corrigan and 0-1 with Brett
AS A FRESHMAN:
Saw limited action in
2005-06, posting a 2-3
record in singles and a 2-
8 mark in doubles ...
picked up each of his
victories in the Tom
Fallon Invitational ...
knocked off Chris Leuth
of Drake, 7-6 (4), 6-1,
and Danny Vidal of Ball
State, 6-1, 6-3 ... split his
two doubles matches
with Patrick Buchanan ...
defeated Hanus and
Metully of Bradley with
Ryan Keckley (8-2).
ACTION: Played in four
ITA Collegiate Summer
Circuit events in Texas in
2005 ... doubles runnerup
in Abilene and
reached semifinals in
Plano and Arlington ...
was singles consolation
runner-up in Abilene and
reached final 16 in Plano
HIGH SCHOOL &
PERSONAL DATA: Standout junior player in
doubles ... won gold ball in the 2005 USTA
Spring National Championships ... finished
2004 ranked 11th in USTA 18-and-under
national doubles rankings, as well as 113th in
singles (ninth in Texas) ... went undefeated and
won state championship as a freshman at
Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. ...
did not play prep tennis again until his senior
year, when he competed for St. Stephen's
Episcopal School in Austin, Texas ... born May
26, 1986, in Bogota, Colombia ... son of Luis
Alberto Montoya and Luz Stella Allred ... oldest
of four children ... graduated from the Mendoza
College of Business with a degree in finance.