2005 (JUNIOR): In his first year playing for the Aggies, Monreal was a multi-positional player for NMSU as he spent most of his time playing the infield, but also saw 11.1 innings from the pitcher's mound. In his five appearances of relief pitching, Cole had an ERA of 4.76 while striking out five batters and surrendering only one home run. From the batter's box, Monreal hit .294 in 40 games while he earned the start in 31 of those contests. He finished the season tied for third on the team in doubles (10) while sending four balls out of the park and recording 27 RBI. He also tallied 57 total bases and scored 24 runs while recording a slugging percentage of .479 and an on-base percentage of .396. Against Chicago State (2/18), Cole pounded the Cougar pitchers for four hits in six at-bats and sent one over the wall as the Aggies took the 32-4 victory with ease. He also scored four runs and smacked one double as he hit .391 in the game. He also made five appearances at the pitching mound as he had a 4.76 ERA in 11.1 innings while striking out five batters.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Cole comes to New Mexico State after playing two seasons at the University of Dallas. Over his career at UD, Monreal was named the team MVP and set several school records. Cole currently holds the single season RBI record (60) and is tied for the single game home run record (2). In 2002, Monreal hit .383 with six doubles and seven RBI. He also led the team with a .583 on-base percentage.
HIGH SCHOOL: Monreal graduated from Ennis High School in Ennis, Texas and played baseball for the Lions.
PERSONAL: Cole was born in Ennis, Texas and is the son of Pete and Donna Monreal. He is majoring in History.
|High School:||Ennis High School|
|Other College:||University of Dallas|