The freshman backstop continued where he left off after a decorated high school career in racking up a .246/.286/.351 line, two home runs, and 16 RBIs for the Longhorns in 2013. He's looking to fine tune his craft after attending Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas where he was named Houston Chronicle Player of the Year and District 19-5A Most Valuable Player his senior season. As a senior, Montalbano batted .340 with seven home runs and 46 RBI. He also pitched and went 6-0 with a 2.20 ERA on the mound last spring. In 34 innings he struck out 31 batters while walking only five. Montalbano earned All-State and All-Houston honors after posting a .420 batting average and slugging 15 home runs his junior season. He is a native of Katy, Texas.