UND Roster

2008-09 Men's Tennis Roster

Santiago Montoya


Height 6'1''
Weight 165 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Austin, TX
High School St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Bio

AWARDS & HONORS
BIG EAST All-Tournament Doubles Team (2008)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2006, 2007, 2008 &2009)
NCAA Team Championship Participant (2006-2009)
NCAA Team Championship Round of 16 (2006 &2007)

CAREER NOTES: A four-year monogramwinner … finished with an overall record of 9-8in singles play and 37-36 in doubles.

AS A SENIOR: Named a co-captain as asenior along with classmate Brett Helgeson …earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors …played sparingly in both singles and doublesplay … fell in four singles matches during openplay, including two matches at the WolverineInvitational … dropped three-set matches atboth the Tom Fallon Invitational and the TribeInvitational … contributed a 6-5 overall recordin doubles with a 2-3 record in dual seasonmatches … competing with three differentdoubles partners … advanced to the consolationfinals, along with partner Casey Watt, at thePacific Coast Doubles Championships bydefeating Kevin Cox and Torsten Kiel-Long ofSouthern California (6-4, 6-2) in the semifinals.

AS A JUNIOR: Posted an overall record of5-4 in singles play … played all nine of hissingles matches in the open season … becamean important doubles player for the Irish,posting an overall doubles record of 22-16 … his22 doubles wins were the second-most on theIrish … had a dual season doubles record of 14-10, tied for the most dual-season doubles winson the team … played the majority of his dualdoubles matches with Tyler Davis and AndrewRoth … posted a 7-5 record, including a 6-5mark at the No. 3 doubles position with Davis… teamed with Davis to earn two doubles-pointclinching wins … won his last three doublesmatches of the dual season (that finished) withRoth as his partner … registered his first singleswin in a three-set match versus Westin Wendtof Miami (6-2, 4-6, 6-1) … came away with apair of victories in his three matches at theWilliam & Mary Invitational, defeating BenGullickson (6-4, 6-4) and Sebastian Vidal (6-4,ret.) … also had wins over Matt Parks ofMichigan (6-4, 6-0) and Jose Fuenmayor ofPurdue (6-0, 6-2) … teamed with classmateBrett Helgeson at the ITA MidwesternChampionships, opening the main doubles[apos]draw with a thrilling 9-8 (6) victory over PeterRispoli and Alex Sanborn of Northwestern …Helgeson and Montoya then cruised past PierreDumas and Sebastian Gallego of Minnesota (8-3), before falling to #7 Drew Eberly and JustinKronauge of Ohio State (8-2).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished the yearwith a 2-7 overall record in singles and a 7-7overall record in doubles … posted a 1-0 markwith Stephen Bass at No. 3 doubles … postedtwo singles victories over Scott Bruckman ofMichigan (6-4, 5-7, 7-6 [4]) and EvgenySamoylov of Bradley (7-6, 6-0) … the victoryover Samoylov of Bradley came in the ITAMidwest Regional qualifier … went 1-2 withRyan Keckley, 3-1 with Barry King, 0-2 withAndrew Roth, 1-1 with Irackli Akhvlediani, 1-0 with Sean Corrigan and 0-1 with BrettHelgeson.

AS A FRESHMAN:Saw limited action in2005-06, posting a 2-3record in singles and a 2-8 mark in doubles …picked up each of hisvictories in the TomFallon Invitational …knocked off Chris Leuthof Drake, 7-6 (4), 6-1,and Danny Vidal of BallState, 6-1, 6-3 … split histwo doubles matcheswith Patrick Buchanan …defeated Hanus andMetully of Bradley withRyan Keckley (8-2).

IN NON-COLLEGIATEACTION: Played in fourITA Collegiate SummerCircuit events in Texas in2005 … doubles runnerupin Abilene andreached semifinals inPlano and Arlington …was singles consolationrunner-up in Abilene andreached final 16 in Planoand Arlington.

HIGH SCHOOL &PERSONAL DATA: Standout junior player indoubles … won gold ball in the 2005 USTASpring National Championships … finished2004 ranked 11th in USTA 18-and-undernational doubles rankings, as well as 113th insingles (ninth in Texas) … went undefeated andwon state championship as a freshman atChaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. …did not play prep tennis again until his senioryear, when he competed for St. Stephen[apos]sEpiscopal School in Austin, Texas … born May26, 1986, in Bogota, Colombia … son of LuisAlberto Montoya and Luz Stella Allred … oldestof four children … graduated from the MendozaCollege of Business with a degree in finance.