2013: Played in three games in his first collegiate season ... did not figure statistically ... made collegiate debut in a 12-1 victory over Michigan (Mar. 2) at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Fla. ... went on to play against rival Navy (Apr. 13) and Holy Cross (Apr. 20) during Patriot League action.
Prior to West Point: Direct admit out of Lakeland High School where he was a four-year starter on both the lacrosse and soccer fields ... two-year captain and two-time Section 1 champion in both sports as well ... three-time All-Section 1 in lacrosse ... Westchester Examiner and The Journal News Most Valuable Player ... Hudson Valley All-American in 2012 ... all-league performer on the soccer field, along with earning league all-star plaudits as a member of the 4x400 in track ... standout in the classroom and community with numerous awards to include scholar-athlete, National Honor Society, College of Westchester Business Award, College of Westchester Science Award, Lakeland High School athletic award and Kingsley Humanitarian Award among others.
Personal: Christopher James Montferante was born on Dec. 30, 1993, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. ... son of Steven and Debra Montferante ... has one sister, Kimberly ... goes by the nickname "Monte" ... played on the same summer team as fellow Army rookie Kevin Schurr for two years ... the pair played for Team Superstar under head coach Roy Colsey ... wore a pink helmet during his career to raise breast cancer awareness ... taught in Lakeland's pre-school classes ... active in "The Pioneer League," an after-school program for special needs students where he coached them in soccer, floor hockey and basketball ... enjoys watching movies and playing pool ... major is Engineering Psychology.