Montemayor Named to C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team

    Justin Montemayor named to C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team
    Justin Montemayor named to C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team
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    May 26, 2013

    HOUSTON – University of Houston first baseman and C-USA Freshman of the Year Justin Montemayor added another accolade to his freshman campaign being named to the C-USA Championship All-Tournament team, voted on by members of the media and announced on Sunday.
    Montemayor was offensively productive in all three games for the Cougars during the 2013 C-USA Championship this past week at Reckling Park.
    The Austin, Texas native hit .462 with six hits, two of which were doubles, in 13 at-bats, while driving in two and scoring a run. He also slugged .615 and drew a walk in the three games. Montemayor was 4-for-4 with an intentional walk in the win over East Carolina, driving in two runs on a two-out double to give Houston the lead in the third inning.
    Montemayor was one of four infielders named to the All-Tournament Team.
    C         Keaton Aldridge, Memphis
    IF        Justin Montemayor, Houston
    IF        Shane Hoelscher, Rice
    IF        Zach Houchins, East Carolina
    IF        Christian Stringer, Rice
    OF       Blake Brown, Southern Miss
    OF       Leon Byrd, Rice
    OF       Dillon Day, Southern Miss
    DH       Drew Reynolds, East Carolina
    P         Jake Drehoff, Southern Miss
    P         Austin Kubitza, Rice
    P         Jordan Stephens, Rice
    P         John Simms, Rice
    Tournament MVP: Christian Stringer, Rice
    2013 marked the fourth straight year Houston has had a representative on the C-USA Championship All-Tournament team as outfielder Landon Appling was named in 2012.
    Stay up to date with all Houston Baseball news and highlights by following us on Twitter @UHCougarBB or on Facebook at /HoustonCougarBaseball. Fans can also follow head coach Todd Whitting @toddwhitting on Twitter.
    The Cougars will now await their postseason fate in hopes for an NCAA at-large bid when the NCAA selection show happens at 11 a.m. CT on Monday, televised on ESPNU.



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