MINERS

Carlos Montijo
 Carlos Montijo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Franklin H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
04/02/1988

2008 (Sophomore): Indoor: Jumped 6.02 (19-9) at the C-USA Championship long jump competition for a 10th place finish. Outdoor: Finished 12th in the long jump at the Springtime Invitational with a mark of 6.61 (21-8.25) and 18th in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.22 on March 29...Clocked in at 24.35 on April 12 in the 200m at the UTEP Invitational to finish 20th.

2007 (Freshman): Outdoor: Finished second in the 200-meter dash (23.24) and third in the 400 (53.98) at the NMSU Spring Classic on April 7 ... 20th in the 200 at the UTEP Invitational and 15th in the 400 ... finished 12th in the 400 at the Springtime Invite on March 31.

Before UTEP: Won the Emil Jay Dittmer Scholarship to UTEP ... graduated in the top-10 percent of class at Franklin ... competed in football and track and field at Franklin ... helped Franklin establish the school record in the 800 relay with a time of 1:29.04 ... ran track as a prep for coach Kelly Hade.

Personal: Full name is Carlos Emilio Montijo ... majoring in general studies ... son of Carlos and Blanca Montijo ... has one sister (Wardy) ... his mother is a UTEP graduate ... born April 2, 1988, in El Paso, Texas.