Date of Birth: 07/24/1987
Pro Experience: Akron Racers (2010-2014)
College Experience: University of Alabama
Resides: Miami Lakes, Florida
Career Honors/Highlights: Named 2014 NPF Jennie Finch Award Winner ... Named 2012 NPF Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... 2009 WCWS All-Tournament Team selection ... A Two-Time All-SEC First-Team Selection ... Named to the 2009 & 2008 All-SEC Defensive squads.
2014 Akron Racers: Named the 2014 NPF Jennie Finch Award Winner for her positive impact on the sport, both on and off the field. She was second on the team with 24 RBI, including a walk-off 2 run home run on August 7 vs USSSA. She made only 9 errors in 160 chances, earning a .944 fielding percentage.
2013 Akron Racers: Led NPF third baseman with a .959 fielding percentage, making only 5 errors in 122 chances. Hit .221 with 2 home runs, 3 doubles, a triple and 11 RBI. Stole 4 bases in 5 attempts. Walked 15 times with only 17 stikeouts for an on-base percentage of .323.
2012 Akron Racers: Played in 44 games…Fielding Percentage of .978….17 hits…14 runs scored…. 7 RBI’s…Appeared on the hit MTV show “MADE” in 2012 as a MADE coach.
2011 Akron Racers: Batted .157 with 12 runs, 16 hits, 2 doubles and one homerun ... Drew team-high 27 walks ... Appeared in 39 games ... Batted .167 with six at-bats in 2011 NPF playoffs.
2010 Akron Racers: Appeared in 33 games…Scored nine runs…Had 12 hits & recorded three RBI
2009 Alabama : Started in 64 games in her senior season ... Was a USA Softball Player of the Year candidate ... Named to the NFCA All-District team ... Named to the WCWS All-Tournament team ... Named to the All-SEC First-Team ... Named to the SEC All-Defensive team ... Hit .316 (49-for-155) with six home runs & 37 RBI ... Led the team & ranked third in the SEC with 59 runs scored ... Led the SEC & ranked 10th in the country with 52 walks & only struck out 16 times ... Her 52 walks broke the Alabama single season record of 51 set by Kelly Kretschman (USSSA Pride) ... Sported a .505 on base percentage ... Stole 21 bases in 26 attempts ... Had nine multi-hit & multi-RBI games ... Her .532 on base percentage during league play ranked second in the SEC ... ranked fifth in runs with 24, second in doubles with seven & walks with 23 ... Hit her first home run vs. Notre Dame at the BAMA Bash … Hit a home run, walked three times & scored three runs in the WCWS clinching game against Jacksonville State ... Finished the WCWS 6-for-13 with four runs, three RBI, a .462 batting average & a .500 slugging percentage.
2008 Alabama : A First-Team Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America honors ... A First-Team Easton All-American ... A First-Team All-SEC selection & a Second-Team NFCA All-South Region choice ... Named to the SEC All-Defensive Team after making just three errors all season in 175 chances at the hot corner for a .983 fielding percentage ... That percentage was even higher in SEC play (.985), as Montalvo made just one error in 68 opportunities ... Produced career highs in batting average (.373), at bats (169), runs scored (46), triples (2) and RBI (54) ... her 54 RBIs ranked fifth in the SEC ... Blasted 10 home runs while pounding out 15 doubles for a .663 slugging percentage that ranked second on the team and sixth in the SEC ... Posted a .511 on-base percentage that led the team, ranked second in the SEC & 20th nationally ... Hit two home runs in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... Was 4 for 9 with four RBI & three runs scored in the regional.
2007 Alabama: Developed into one of the top third basemen in the SEC as a sophomore ... Garnered NFCA All-South Region First-Team honors ... Started 63 games at third base for Alabama ... Hit .346 with 45 runs scored & 43 RBI ... Posted a .667 slugging percentage with a team-best 16 doubles and 11 home runs ... Reached base at a .428 clip while stealing 12 bases ... Boasted a .962 fielding percentage at the hot corner with just eight errors in 208 chances ... Posted a .329 batting average in SEC play with five doubles, six home runs & 15 RBI while stealing all 12 of her bases ... Finished second among all players in both home runs (6) & third in slugging percentage (.667) in the SEC ... Set the school single-game record with three doubles against Florida State in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... In regional play, went 10-for-16 (.625) with eight runs scored, six doubles, one home run, 10 RBI & 1.188 slugging percentage ... Matched career highs with three hits and three runs scored to go with two doubles and four RBI against California in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... Hit .353 (24-of-68) with runners in scoring position.
2006 Alabama: Earned Freshman All-SEC honors after hitting .285 overall & .311 in SEC play ... Finished with five doubles & three home runs while driving in 20 ... Posted a .408 on-base percentage ... Had two home runs & 14 RBI during SEC play ... Drove in two runs in first collegiate game against Eastern Kentucky ... Hit her first career home run vs. Missouri State ... Went 2-for-2 with a career-best five RBI, two runs scored, including a three-run home run vs. South Carolina ... SEC Freshman of the Week on April 24 after going 6 for 9 with three runs scored, one double & one RBI in a three-game sweep of Georgia ... Connected for her first collegiate grand slam in the final game at Arkansas.
High School: Earned First-Team All-State honors in 2004 ... Garnered First-Team All-Dade accolades in 2004 … Named the Dade County Player of the Year ... Captured All-State honors as a junior along with First-Team All-Dade recognition & Dade Player of the Year ... Earned her first All-State honors following her sophomore season at Pace High School … Played ASA softball for Davie Power.
Personal: Daughter of Fernando & Grisel Montalvo ... Began playing softball at age 5 ... Has a younger brother, Julian & a younger sister, Angie ... Born in Miami, FL …Taught Spanish at Tuscaloosa Academy Pre K-5th grade ... Coached volleyball, basketball & softball … Currently in her third season with the Middle Tennessee State softball program.