At El Paso CC: Played one year for at El Paso CC, helping the Tejanos to a No. 11 national ranking ... was named his conference's Outstanding Pitcher and was a first-team All-Conference choice ... went 8-2 with a 3.49 ERA and 105 strikeouts.
At Samuel J. Tilden: A four-year letterwinner Samuel J. Tilden in Brooklyn ... saw time in the infield, outfield and as a pitcher and was an All-City selection as a senior in 2005 ... was also the Blue Devils' team captain his senior season ... went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 2005.
Personal: Luis Manuel Monell ... born July 29, 1985 in Humacao, Puerto Rico ... son of Agustin Monell and Aida Navarro ... has two brothers, Wilberto Monell and Joseph Navarro, and one sister, Noraida Navarro ... was an honor roll student while at Samuel J. Tilden ... lists being a first-team All-Conference selection at El Paso Community College as his favorite moment in sports ... lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete ... came to St. John's for its background in academics and athletics ... majoring in computer science.
- Baseball: NCAA Regional Press Conference: Clemson 9, St. John's 8
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- Baseball: NCAA Regional Highlights: St. John's 11, Morehead State 5
- Baseball: NCAA Regional Press Conference: Vanderbilt 2, St. John's 0
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