Bears will be represented by seven individual entries and two relays in Oregon, June 8-11.
Bears have 22 athletes trying to qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Bears win three more event titles on final day of the conference meet.
Bears have five athletes claim All-Big 12 honors on second day of conference meet.
Bears have 14 women, 11 men honored for academics by conference.
• 2015 All-Big 12 Cross Country
• 2015 All-Big 12 Outdoors (1,500 Meters)
• 2015 All-American Indoors (DMR)
• 2015 All-Big 12 Indoors (Mile & DMR)
• 2014 All-Region Cross Country
• 2014 All-Big 12 Cross Country
• 2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (1,000 Meters & Mile)
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
• 2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic (Cross Country)
• 2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Member (Track)
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2015 Cross Country: Advanced to NCAA Championships individually and earned all-region accolades by placing second at NCAA South Central Regional in season-best 6,000-meter time of 19:50.5...Ended season with 86th-place showing at national event in 6K-mark of 20:45.9...Earned All-Big 12 honors for second-straight year by placing fifth at Big 12 Championship in20:57.4...Produced top-finishes for BU in all five team races of junior campaign...Was ninth at Roy Griak Invitational in 21:38...Placed 11th at Wisconsin adidas Invitational in 19:56.0...Opened year by winning Bear Twilight Invitational in 4,000-meter time of 13:24.4 to help BU capture team title...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2015 Track: Tallied first All-American performance of career by running anchor leg on DMR crew that placed fourth at NCAA Indoor Championship...Produced three All-Big 12 accolades with runner-up finishes in mile race and as member of DMR crew at conference indoor meet, along with eighth-place finish in 1,500 meters at Big 12 Outdoor meet...Represented BU at NCAA Indoor meet in 3,000-meter, but was disqualified after a false start...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor.
2014 Cross Country: Earned all-region honors by placing 12th (20.39.0) at NCAA South Central Regional Championships to push Lady Bears to NCAA bid...Secured All-Big 12 honors at conference meet by taking seventh in season-best 6,000-meter time of 20:32.3 to help BU take third...Placed 44th at NCAA Championships (20:49.46)...Crossed line as BU's second-finisher at conference, regional and national meet...Tallied scoring performances for BU in all six of her races...Led BU to second-place finish at Texas A&M Invitational by taking fourth-place individual honors in 4,000-meter time of 14:03.3...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition.
2014 Track: Established personal-best times in both 1,000 meters (2:53.73) and mile (4:44.27) en route to claiming All-Big 12 honors in both events at conference indoor meet...Was fifth in the mile and eighth in the 1,000-meters to help BU earned highest finish ever...Ran in four indoor meets, racking up sixth top-10 finishes across three individual events...Had season-high finish of fourth at Tyson Invitational with 4:44.93 time in mile...Placed sixth in only 3,000-meter race of the season with time of 9:41.68 at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational...Provided lead-off leg for DMR crew that won Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational crown...Outdoors, ran season-best 1,500-meter race at Stanford Invitational in 4:23.65...Went on to take ninth in prelims of event at Big 12 Championships (4:30.29) and then 32nd in prelims of NCAA regional meet (4:26.31)...Placed 13th in 5,000-meter run at Big 12 Championships with season-best mark of 17:47.23...Had season-best performance in 800 meters by running 2:11.56 to be eighth at Michael Johnson Classic...Helped BU capture Drake Relays HyVee Cup by running on second-place 4x800 and DMR crews...As lead-off leg produced second-best time in school history of 11:12.37 in Drake DMR race...Ran second leg for title-winning 4x800-meter and provided lead-off leg for first-place DMR quartet at Texas Relays...Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic team recognition.
2013 Cross Country: Posted scoring performances in all six of her races...Finished as Baylor's second runner across in four meets...Had season-best 4-K time (14:06.1) to take 10th at season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational as Lady Bears won team title...Was fourth at Iowa Black & Gold Invite for highest finish of season...Produced season-best 6,000-meter time (21:24.00) to tally 20th-place showing at Big 12 Championships...Helped team to take sixth at NCAA regional meet by being third BU runner across finish line in 21:28.0...Was the BU runner-up at both the Notre Dame Invitational and Pre-National Invitational.
High School: Named the 2010-11 Gatorade Arkansas Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year and the 2011-12 Gatorade Arkansas Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year...Helped Rogers High School to state cross country titles in 2010 and 2011...Produced state records in the 1600 meters (4:52.3) and the 3200 meters (10:36.0)...Four-year letterwinner on both the Mounties track and cross country teams...Designated all-state in cross country four years and three years in track...Earned a combined 17 state championships between cross country, indoor and outdoor track...Named to the Nike All-South team twice and the Foot Locker All-South team once...Won the 1,500 and 3,000 meter events at nationals as member of AAU track team in 2010.
Personal: Full name is Margareta Elaine Montoya...Born May 2, 1995 in Bowling Green, Ken...Parents are David and Debbie Montoya...Majoring in biology.