Made 11 appearances and six starts as an outfielder but quickly moved to the bullpen after a midseason injury ... on the mound he made seven relief appearances and totaled a 3.00 earned run average over six innings of work.
AT NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Lettered under head coach Corey Hall ... helped lead his team to a conference title in 2008 ... named to the all-region and all-conference team ... tallied a .440 batting average along with nine home runs and 29 stolen bases.
A 2006 graduate of Class 4A Ennis High School in Ennis, Texas ... lettered in football, basketball and baseball ... coached by Kevin Kalinec ... a two-time first team all-district infielder and team MVP.
Born on August 15, 1986, in Ennis, Texas, to parents Pete and Donna Monreal ... his father works for Guardian Glass while his mother is a school teacher ... has one older brother, Cole ... enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf ... majoring in human development and family studies.