|High School:||Coral Gables HS|
2017 American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (2/27/17)
2017 Madness AAC Player of the Week (2/27/17)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017): Played in and started all 61 games, 58 at second base…Only player in the field to do so…Hit .293 with 37 runs scored, 13 doubles, four home runs and 30 RBI…American Athletic Conference Player of the Week and Madness AAC Player of the Week (2/27)…Tallied 19 multi-hit games, tied for the team lead with two four-hit efforts…Scored a career-high three runs at No. 5 Florida on May 9…Matched a career-best with two RBI five times, last vs. Bethune-Cookman in the opening game of the Gainesville Regional on June 2…Hit the first four homeruns of his career this season…Had the second-longest hitting streak during the season with base knocks in 15-straight games.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016): Played in 56 games, making 56 starts (53 at shortstop, three at second base)...Posted 11 multi-hit and one multi-RBI game...Made his collegiate debut, tallying two hits, a run scored, an RBI and a walk in the 11-10 Opening Day win over Liberty (2/19)...Set career-best with two walks in the 8-4 win against Eastern Michigan (2/27)...Went 2-for-2 with first career home run in the 7-5 win over No. 25 Michigan State (3/20)...Notched back-to-back two-run games against No. 25 MSU (3/20) and at FGCU (3/22)...Hit safely in eight straight games (4/2 to 4/15)...Hit another home run against No. 16 Tulane (5/7).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner for head coach Phillip Wisser at Coral Gables HS…Selected in the 35th round of the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft by the Washington Nationals…Compiled a .399 batting average during his high school career with 44 RBIs and 54 runs scored…First-team all-county, team captain as a senior, batting .417 with 12 RBIs, 18 runs scored and only two errors…First-team all-county, team captain as a junior, hitting .403 with 20 RBIs, 17 runs scored and just two errors…First-team all-county, team MVP as a sophomore, batting .400 with 12 RBIs and 19 runs scored…Also batted .375 as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Born Robert Patrick Montes on Oct. 7, 1996 in Miami, Fla. …Parents are Robert and Ani…Has one brother, Nico, and one sister, Angela.
MONTES'S CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/4/17)
At Bats: 6, 3x, last vs. UCF (4/7/17)
Runs Scored: 3, 2x, last at Florida (5/9/17)
Hits: 4 vs. UCF (4/9/17)
RBI: 2, 6x, last vs. Bethune-Cookman (6/2/17)
Doubles: 2 at Florida (5/9/17)
Home Runs: 1, 6x, last at Tulane (4/1/17)
Walks: 3 vs. Toledo (3/3/17)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Harvard (3/18/17)