2019: Led the Bucs with 23 appearances as a true freshman, accruing 39.2 innings to rank fourth on the team and first among the bullpen in most innings pitched ... Finished the season with a 1-2 record, a 4.76 ERA and two saves ... Made one start last season in a tight 4-2 loss vs. Virginia Tech ... Tossed a career-high 4.0 innings of relief against No. 1 Vanderbilt, striking out five with no walks and three runs allowed ... Picked up his first career win against Wagner on Feb. 24, holding Wagner off the scoreboard in 0.2 innings while ETSU took a one-run lead the next half inning for the 4-3 win ... Earned saves against Georgia State (March 9) and UNC Asheville (April 30).

Prior to ETSU: Starred as a left-handed pitcher at Pennsville Memorial High School in Pennsville, New Jersey — two years for head coach Matt O’Brien and his final two for head coach Matt Karr … Lettered four seasons as a pitcher and first baseman … Was part of the 2016 New Jersey Group 1 state championship and both the 2016 and 2018 South Jersey, Group 1 sectional title.

Personal: Born March 3, 2000 ... From Pennsville, N.J. … Son of Eugene and Stephanie Montagna … Anticipated major is criminal justice.

Pronounced: Mon-tag-nuh