Field hockey: OJR's Nettie Montes commits to Division I Hofstra

Photo courtesy of Owen J. Roberts athletic department

Owen J. Roberts senior Nettie Montes, flanked by parents Teresa and Antonio Montes, makes a verbal commitment to continue her field hockey career at Division I Hofstra University during a recent ceremony at the high school. Also on hand for the event was OJR head field hockey coach Amy Hoffman (standing).

Nettie Montes profile

High School: Owen J. Roberts

Graduation Year: 2016

Sport/Position: Field hockey/Back (Defense)

College Choice: Hofstra University

Club Affiliation: XCalibur Field Hockey Club

Parents: Teresa and Antonio Montes

Major Athletic Honors

2015 (senior)
First team All-Pioneer Athletic Conference (TBA)
Philafieldhockey.com Defender of the Week
Philafieldhockey.com all-star game selection
3 goals, 12 assist for PAC-10 champions and state playoff qualifier
 
2014 (junior)
First team All-Pioneer Athletic Conference
First team All-Area (Mercury)
Member of Puerto Rico Women’s Senior National Field Hockey team
4 international caps
 
2013 (sophomore)
Second team All-Pioneer Athletic Conference

College Major: Environmental Science

Other school in the mix: American University, Lafayette, Yale

Why did you choose this school? “I chose Hofstra because I immediately felt I belonged when I met the team and the coaches.”

Reflections on 2015 season and OJR career: “My field hockey career at Owen J. Roberts has been very fun and exciting. I feel I have been thoroughly prepared for the transition to college athletics through by time at Owen j. Roberts. I cannot wait to become a member of the Pride.”