11 - Carlos Montes
Carlos Montes
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: James Lick
Position: Forward
Major: Finance

2013 All-WCC First Team
WCC Player of the Week (Nov. 4, 2013)
2012 All-WCC Honorable Mention 

2013 Action Photos

SENIOR (2013): In his senior season, Montes came in clutch several times for the Broncos as he played and started in 17 of the Broncos’ 20 matches … named to the WCC First Team and College Sports Madness WCC Second Team, Montes also picked up WCC Player of the Week honors (Nov. 4) … knocked in the Broncos' first goal in their season-opener vs. SIUE (Aug. 30) ... notched the game-winning goal in overtime in the WCC opener at San Diego (Oct. 4) … recorded three shots vs. USF (Oct. 11) … attempted three shots vs. Portland (Oct. 20) … scored the game winning goals in both matches as the Broncos traveled to Portland (Nov. 1) and Gonzaga (Nov. 3).

JUNIOR (2012): Undoubtedly one of Santa Clara's top players and was named an All-WCC Honorable Mention award-winner ... played in all 19 games, helping SCU go 11-6-2 overall and 8-2-2 in WCC play ... started in 16 of those contests ... scored three goals, had three assists and totaled 26 shots ... Montes' 26 shots ranked third on the team and his 12 shots on goal tied for second ... had an assist in SCU's early-season victory at Duke (Aug. 31) ... followed that up with a goal against N.C. State (Sept. 2) two days later ... scored again vs. San Jose State (Sept. 9) at home ... credited with a career-best two assists vs. NJIT (Sept. 21) ... scored in SCU's WCC-opening win vs. San Diego (Sept. 28) ... notched a season-best six shots vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 14), putting five on goal.  

SOPHOMORE (2011): Was once again a key part of Santa Clara's side in 2011 ... played in 18 of the team's 20 games and started 15 times, helping the Broncos post the WCC's best overall record (11-5-4) and earn a national ranking of No. 18 ... Montes scored twice, had three assists and totaled 20 shots ... his first-ever collegiate goal came during a 4-0 rout over Nebraska-Omaha (Sept. 9) ... had two shots or more in eight different games ... he had a season-high three shots and dished out two assists in a 4-2 win at No. 14 Cal (Sept. 16) ... he scored and assisted to account for three-points and help Santa Clara knock off WCC rival San Diego (Oct. 30) ... played all but five combined minutes in critical road wins to close out the season at Gonzaga (Nov. 11) and at Portland (Nov. 13) to give SCU a chance at winning the WCC title. 

2010 Action Photos

FRESHMAN (2010):
Part of an outstanding first-year class that helped Santa Clara win the 2010 West Coast Conference Championship ... one of just four players to start in all 21 games, including the NCAA tournament match at Sacramento State (Nov. 18) ... totaled 17 shots and put six on goal ... the 17 shots ranked sixth on the team ... distributed an assist in a pivotal 2-1 victory at San Diego (Oct. 29), during a weekend in which the Broncos took over first place in the league standings ... totaled a season-high three shots in two early-season games, vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 4) and vs. Valparaiso (Sept. 10) ... played a total of 1,126 minutes, which was among the most by any Bronco in 2010.

AT JAMES LICK:
2010 graduate of James Lick High School in San Jose, Calif. … played for the De Anza Force in the US Soccer Development Academy … coached by Raymond Iniguez … was a 2009 US Soccer Academy Select Team/Showcase selection … coached by Santa Clara staff while playing with De Anza Force Academy … was a 2010 Northwest Division Market Training team honoree … also played golf and ran cross country.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in San Jose, Calif. … parents are Carlos and Dora Montes … has one younger brother, Anthony … hobbies include soccer, golf, and playing all sports … aspires to play professional soccer and have a career in business after college … studying finance in the Leavey School of Business.