Hometown: Stockton, CA
Previous School: St. Margis High School
College: Montes is entering her first season with the Lady Red Hawks.
High School: Montes played four years of varsity softball at St. Margis High School, where she earned honorable mention (2008-2009), team MVP and first team all-league (2009-2010), second team all-league (2010-2011), and second team all-area (2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012) honors. She played club softball for the RR Gold.
Personal: Noel is the daughter of John and Laura Montes. Her favorite athlete is Derrick Jeter; her favorite food is pizza. She enjoys hanging out with friends and doing things outdoors. Her career goal is to go into sports marketing.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because I love the campus and to play softball."