The Golden Eagles advance to play Arkansas in the winner's bracket.
Earned recognition to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Fall 2017 semester.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted…Played during the summer for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League, earning second-team league honors at the end of the season…Batted .276 (51x185) during the regular season with 12 doubles, a triple, a home run and 28 RBI during the regular season, along with 31 walks and six stolen bases…Hit .500 (7x14) in three games during the playoffs with a triple and three RBI…Helped Guatemala to a bronze medal in the 2017 Central America Games in Managua, Nicaragua, in December…Named to 2016 Fall semester President’s List and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the 2017 Spring semester.
Prep: Played for Coach Nick Rodriguez…Two-year baseball letterman…Appeared in 48 games, hitting .413 with .486 OBP…Scored 52 runs with 41 RBIs…Hit 14 doubles, three triples, five home runs…As a senior, named Hillsborough County FACA Player of Year; played in High School All-Star Classic at Tropicana Field…Appeared in 24 games, hitting .375…Scored 25 runs with 25 RBIs…Hit seven doubles, three home runs…As a junior, appeared in 24 games, hitting .453…Scored 27 runs with 16 RBIs…Hit seven doubles, three triples, two home runs…Played on the 2012 Guatemalan national team that won the Senior League World Series.
Personal: Son of Melanie Slowing and Mauricio Montenegro …Father played on Guatemalan national baseball team; mom swam in the 2004 Olympics in Athens…Majoring in kinesiology.