Alejandro Montano
Alejandro Montano
Year: RS-Sophomore
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Catalina
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Contemplating a major in mechanical engineering.

2013 Cross Country: Competed at three meets for NAU... Finished ninth at the George Kyte Classic with a time of 25:40.6... Finished 27th at the Cowboy Jamboree with a time of 25:16.03... Finished 153rd at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 24:38

2012 Cross Country: Competed in five meets... Finished third at the George Kyte Classic with a time of 25:29.6... Finished ninth at the Pac-12 Preview Elite Invite with a time of 24:57... Finished 142nd at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a time of 24:28... Finished 12th at the Big Sky Championships with a time of 25:48.8... Finished 214th at the NCAA National Championships with a time of 31:55.8.

2012 Track & Field: Only competed during the outdoor season, where he was the Lumberjacks’ second-best athlete in the 10,000 meters and fourth-best in the 5,000 meters ... Had his best showing in the 5K at the San Francisco Distance Carnival, running 14:27.36 ... Season-best mark of 30:29.11@ in the 10K came at the Big Sky Championships in Bozeman, Mont. ... Scored in both events at Big Sky Outdoors by placing sixth in the 5K and 10K.

2011 Cross Country: Redshirt season.

High School: Set school records in the 1600-meter and 3200-meter runs...Ran a time of 4:12.81 to break a 38-year-old 1600-meter record...competed and led his team to a runner-up
finish at the 2008 state cross country meet.

Personal: Born to Hilda Luz Villalba on May 27, 1992...also considered University of
Arizona before choosing NAU...enjoys fishing, reading, and hiking in his spare time.