Q&A with women's basketball head coach Joi Williams
As a Sophomore in 2011-12:Appeared in 17 games with six starts...Tallied one rebound and one steal in seven minutes against Fordham (11/25)...Scored first basket of season against Hartford (11/26)...Grabbed a career-high four rebounds against FIU (12/2) in her first career start...Swiped a team-high three steals at No. 3 Notre Dame (12/20)...Dished a career-high three assists versus ECU (1/5)...Sank 2-of-2 from the field en route to career-high five points at East Carolina (2/23) in seven minutes of play off the bench...Matched career-high three assists at Houston (2/26).
As a Freshman in 2010-11:
Scored first career field goal and recorded first assist vs. Jacksonville (12/20/10)...Recorded first three-pointer and first rebound vs. Marshall (1/23/11)...Scored a career-high eight points and grabbed three rebounds at Marshall (2/13/11)...Posted five points and three rebounds at Southern Miss (2/27/11).
Prior to UCF:
Finished high school career with 2,486 points and 321 career three-pointers...Nominated as a McDonald's All-American her senior season at Boone High School...Represented the Puerto Rican Junior National Team as a senior...Led the North Florida All-Star Team with 16 points and six assists at the Florida North and South All-Star Game in 2010...The Orlando Sentinel rated Montalvo as the No. 1 player in the Central Florida Region for the class of 2010..As a senior, averaged 18.3 ppg and 3.8 apg en route to being named team MVP, first team all-county, First Team All-Central Florida and first team all-state...As a junior, averaged 16.2 ppg and 5.1 apg, voted first team all-county and Second Team All-Central Florida...In her first season at Boone as a sophomore, averaged 16.8 ppg and 4.8 apg...Was named to second team all-county, Second Team All-Central Florida, and third team all-state...As a freshman at Trinity Prep, averaged 17.8 ppg, 4 assists and went over 1,000-career points...In her first season at Trinity Prep as an eighth grader, she helped lead her team to the regional finals after winning the district championship...Voted team co-MVP after averaging 18.6 ppg and was named to the all-state team...As a seventh grader, played for the varsity team at Faith Christian Academy and averaged 19.3 ppg, including a career high of 39 points in a game...Played AAU for the Orlando Comets, helping to lead the team to a third-place finish at the Under-16 Nationals.
Daughter of Susan and Harry Montalvo...Oldest of four children...Has two younger brothers, Harry Jr. and Geovanni, and a younger sister, Annabella...Recipient of an academic scholarship from Bridges to Success program...Majoring in health sciences.