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7   Monica Montez
Monica Montez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

High School:
Corona

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R


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2007 ACC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
2007 SECOND TEAM ALL-ACC

Junior Season (2009):
Started 39 games and played in another six in her junior season ... Recorded 27 hits and posted an impressive on base percentage of .379 ... Had an outstanding fielding percentage of .970 ... Stole four bases in seven attempts.

Sophomore Season (2008):
Started in 64 of 65 games at left field ... Posted 39 hits, including seven doubles and first career triple that came against Florida A&M on April 2 ... Had four multi-RBI games, two of which came against ACC opponents ... Drove in 19 runs and scored 14 runs ... Committed just one error in 44 chances ... Was hit by a pitch four times and drew 16 walks ... Had one game-winning hit and scored the game-winning run twice ... Recorded an RBI in game one of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Jacksonville State.

Freshman Season (2007):
Named the 2007 ACC Freshman of the Year ... Earned Second Team All-ACC honors, the first for an FSU freshman since 2005 ... Tied for second on the team with five game-winning RBI - including two against Maryland and the final game at UNC - and scored the game winner twice ... Had eight multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... Ranked in the top five on the team in six offensive categories including batting average (5th - .312), slugging percentage (5th - .459) and on base percentage (3rd - .405) ... Ranked in the ACC top ten for hits, total base, on base percentage and slugging percentage ... Second-leading hitter in the ACC play with a .429 batting average ... Split her starts between right field (18), designated player (12) and left field (6) ... Hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 14th inning to help FSU beat Maryland 4-2 ... Went 4-of-6 with three runs scored and three RBI in the doubleheader against the Terps ... First collegiate home run came in the victory over Samford in the title game of the Seminole Classic on Feb. 10.

High School:
Finished her career with her third First Team All-Mountain View League selection ... Collected All-Island Empire honors from the Los Angeles Times and all-county recognition from the Riverside Press-Enterprise her junior year ... Hit .377 as a junior and was named most consistent hitter in the league by the LA Times ... As a sophomore she was chosen All-Southern Crescent and Pine State Mortgage Player of the Year ... Led Corona to the CIF playoffs her last three years, including a spot in the 2004 championship game ... Excelled in the classroom as a three-year Academic All-Mountain View League selection.

Travel Team:
Played on the 18u Gold Athletics team for Bruce Richardson.

Personal:
Born November 8, 1987 ... Majoring in merchandising ... Daughter of Victor and Nancy Montez.

Career Highs
At Bats: 4 (11 times)
Hits: 2 (11 times)
Runs: 2 (three times)
RBI: 3 vs. Jacksonville (April 17, 2007)
Doubles: 1 (nine times)
Triples: 1 (three times)
Home Runs: 1 (three times)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Georgia Southern (February 13, 2007)
Total Bases: 5 vs. Maryland (March 31, 2007)
Walks: 2 (three times)
Strikeouts: 3 vs. Georgia Tech (April 7, 2007)
Sac Hits: 2 vs. North Carolina (April 28, 2007)
Putouts: 3 vs. Virginia (March 15, 2008)
Assists: 1 (three times)
Errors: 1 vs. Southern Miss (February 8, 2008)

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