Bears have two individuals and both men’s, women’s teams recognized.
Seven men’s runners, nine women’s athletes honored.
Junior concludes cross country season in Louisville, Ky.
Junior will represent BU at national meet Saturday in Louisville, Ky.
Junior finishes second at NCAA South Central Regional Championships to earn automatic berth.
• 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)
• 2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic (Cross Country)
• 2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Member (Track)
• 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...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.