Fresno State: (2009) An NCAA Regional qualifier in the pole vault ... cleared a career-best 12-7.5 (3.85m) at the USC Invitational ... took second at the WAC Championship ... moved into seventh in the all-time records for Fresno State pole vault ... earned Academic All-WAC honors for both the indoor and outdoor seasons. (2008) One of the Bulldogs' top pole vaulters as a freshman ... finished the season with a top clearance of 12-3.5 at the 50th Annual Mt. SAC Invitational Relays ... earned Academic All-WAC honors.
Prior to Fresno State: Earned varsity letters three years in track and field as a pole vaulter at Turlock High School ... cleared 9-6 as a sophomore, 10-6 as a junior and 11-2 as a senior ... also lettered in cross country twice and named captain as a senior.
Personal: Born May 19, 1989 in Vallejo, Calif. ... parents are Renee and Andrew Montes... has one brother and two sisters... enjoys hanging out with fiends, bike riding, backpacking, fishing and baking.