JUNIOR (2015) Appeared in 62 games, making 60 starts at third base…Had 37 hits, 23 runs scored and 25 RBI…Hit .176 with four doubles, one triple and one homerun…Had seven multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games…Rode an 11-game hit streak in March…Drove in three RBI on two doubles in win at Baylor (March 31)…Had four RBI on two hits in win at Sam Houston State (March 10)…Belted homerun in win over Buffalo (March 15)… Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Named to the American Athletic Conference First Team as the league's top designated hitter...Was a CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team honoree...Started and played in 65 of the 66 games...Finished four-best on the team with a .298 average...Totaled 74 hits and 31 RBI to accompany 36 runs scored...Was second on the team with 15 doubles...Led the team with a .322 conference-only average, which produced 10 doubles and 11 RBI...Finished second-best on the team with 19 multi-hit games and tallied six multi-RBI games...His only homerun of the year came on a game-tying two-run homerun in the eighth inning in a win over McNeese State (Feb. 25)...Became the first Cougar in program history to record at least three doubles in more than one game, which he accomplished twice in a series at Cincinnati (April 25 & 27)...He drove in a season-high four RBI with his four-hit day at Cincinnati (April 27) to help the Cougars clinch a series road win...Had two four-hit games in that series...Tallied three hits in wins over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (March 5), at Texas A&M (April 1), at Temple (May 17) and vs. UCF (May 23) in the 20-hit outing by Houston at the American Baseball Championship...Had a hit in seven of his last eight games played, including five hits during the NCAA postseason... Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003.
FRESHMAN (2013) Wrapped up arguably one of the best freshman campaigns in Houston Baseball history...Was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American at first base to cap off an award-winning season...Named C-USA Freshman of the Year - just the second all-time in program history...Started and played all 58 games for the Cougars at first base...Led Houston in average (.329), hits (73), runs scored (42), homeruns (3) and slugged .432 to accompany his 10 doubles and three triples...Fielding a strong first base for a .988 percentage...Broke Houston freshman all-time records in chances (575) and putouts (536)...Ranked first in C-USA in chances, putouts, fourth in runs scored, fifth in hits and average and 10th in total bases...Hit .337 in C-USA play with 29 hits and 10 RBI...Led Houston with 22 multi-hit games and finished third on team with eight multi-RBI games...Ended 2013 on an active 15-game on-base reaching streak...Hit a homerun in his first ever collegiate at-bat in Houston's season opener vs. Northeastern (Feb. 15)...Tallied a season-high four hits, twice, in win over New Orleans (March 15) and in a 4-for-4 effort with two RBI in C-USA Championship win over East Carolina (May 23)...Drove in three on two hits, including a homerun at Marshall (April 7)...Had two hits in a win over No. 30 Texas A&M at the College Classic (March 1), three knocks in win over Baylor (March 16)...Had a span of seven two-hit games in 10 contests from April 26 to May 11...Maintained a .300 or better average from March 1 to end of season.
ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL Was a three-year letterwinner for the Trojans under head coach Gilbert Prather...Helped team to three Bi-District Championship teams...Was a part of a District Championship team in 2012 that went 23-7...Senior season: Named to Top 50 Athletes in Central Texas by Austin American Statesman...Was named Anderson High School Male Athlete of the Year...Member of Team Texas 2012 at Heartland Baseball Classic...Honored as a Central Texas All-Star Game selection...Named First Team All-District...Hit .358 with 16 RBI and 27 runs scored...Honored on Academic All-State team...Junior season: First Team All-District at 3B...Hit .341 with 31 RBI and 31 runs scored...Also earned two letters in football...Named First Team All-District wide receiver and punter in 2012...Named Second Team All-District wide receiver in 2011...Honored on 2012 Academic All-State Football team...Helped 2012 team to a 10-2 record under head coach Mark Reiland...Off the field, was a member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta...Participated in Leadership Council, FCA and was a Student-Athlete mentor...Volunteered with his church, Helping Hands and Settlement Home.
PERSONAL Full name is Justin David Montemayor...Born July 12, 1994 in Austin, Texas...Son of Dean and Tereasa Montemayor...Has one younger sister, Sophie...Cousin Chris Wallace played baseball at Houston from 2006-10 and currently plays in the Astros organization...Father Dean, uncle Roland, and uncle Javier all graduated from UH...Enjoys playing Xbox and hanging out with friends...Looks to major in kinesiology.