An experienced reliever, Montoya will redshirt the 2003 season after undergoing rotator cuff surgery in the fall.
during fall drills
Made one appearance from the mound for the Purple Sox during the Fall Ball World Series... Posted a 0-0 record and 4.50 ERA in two innings pitched with one strikeout and six walks... Allowed one earned run on two hits.
at lamar college (2001-02)
A two-year letterman at Lamar College in Lamar, Colo. ... Served two years as the team's middle reliever and closer... One of two Lamar players to sign with the Wildcats, joining teammate Sean Clancy... Helped the Lopes to a 59-5 overall record and a Region IX title in 2002 en route to a third-place finish at the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colo. ...Team finished the season at No. 13 in the final NJCAA poll... Holds the school record for career appearances with 40... Posted a 1-0 record and 3.21 ERA in 19 appearances... Allowed 11 runs (11 earned) on 19 hits in 24 innings pitched with 37 strikeouts and 18 walks... Helped the team to a 47-12 overall record in 2001 and a runner-up finish in the Region IX playoffs... Team finished the season at No. 13 in the final NJCAA poll... Made 21 appearances from the mound with one start... Collected a 2-2 mark and 4.12 ERA with five saves... Ranked ninth in the NJCAA in saves... Allowed 22 runs on 28 hits in 34 innings pitched with 35 strikeouts and 27 walks... Coached by Scott Crampton.
at pueblo centennial high school
A four-year starter and letterman at Pueblo Centennial High School in Pueblo, Colo. ... Three-time All-South Central League selection... Named team most valuable player as a sophomore and senior... Also lettered four years in football... Earned all-state honors as a senior... Was a three-year all-conference selection... Coached by Jeff Kurtz.
(Full name: Peter Terrence Montoya) was born Oct. 14, 1981, in Pueblo, Colo. ... He is the son of Sam and Jo Ann Montoya... Has a brother, Tom Printz (25) and sister, Jodi Mantano (24)... Father, Sam, was a linebacker at UNLV from 1973-74... Majoring in secondary education.