Mondo joins the Spartans coaching staff this season in her first year as a student assistant.
Started all 38 games she appeared in at second base ... Named to the All-Great Lakes Region team ... Ranks on several MSU career record lists including, 15th in hits (173), eighth in RBIs (98), fourth in home runs (20) ... fifth in runs scores (110) and tied for ninth in extra-base hits (53) ... Ranks fifth on the single season batting average list after hitting .385 ... Is tied for seventh on MSU's all-time longest hitting streak list after tallying a hit in 14 straight games this season, from Feb. 13 to March 10 ... Batted a career and team-best .385. Also led the team with a .648 slugging percentage ... Hit a team-high three sacrifice hits and had nine stolen bases ... Second on the team with 27 runs, 47 hits, nine doubles, seven home runs and 24 RBIs ... Tallied 13 multi-hit games and notched at least one hit in 31 games ... Began a team-best 14 game hit streak against Florida International (2/13) ... Notched a triple in a 2-0 win over Temple (2/15) ... Hit a solo home run against nationally-ranked DePaul (2/20) ... Notched four RBIs in games against Georgetown and Elon. This included a two-run home run in the seventh, and the game-tying single to send the game against Elon to extra innings (3/8) ... Named to the Tar Heel Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Recorded a team-high four RBIs on day one of the Coastal Carolina Tournament (3/13) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in an extra innings loss to nationally-ranked Missouri (3/14) ... Hit two home runs in as many games, with the homers coming against Coastal Carolina and Missouri ... Posted three runs and went 3-for-4 at the plate in game two of a doubleheader with Detroit (3/25) ... Tallied a solo home run in game two of a doubleheader with Minnesota (3/25) ... Went 2-for-3 in game two against Penn State (3/29) ... Notched a two-run homer in a loss to then-No. 8 Michigan (3/8).
Named Academic All-Big Ten and earned All-Great Lakes Region Second Team honors ... Is currently seventh on MSU's all-time home run list with 13 ... One of three Spartans to start all 56 games ... Was second on the team with a .337 batting average ... Led the team with 10 doubles and had 32 RBIs, both single-season career highs ... Recorded 35 runs, 58 hits, two triples and seven home runs, all single-season career highs ... Posted a .541 slugging percentage, .400 on-base percentage and .977 fielding percentage ... Tallied 15 multi-hit games ... Recorded 108 assists, ranking second on the team ... Went 11-for-14 in stolen base attempts ... In conference games, recorded a .281 batting average with 16 hits and 10 runs ... Opened the season with a four-game hit streak, including scoring three runs and posting the second triple of her career in a 14-2 win over Bethune Cookman (2/16) ... Began a season-high 10-game hit streak on March 1 against Longwood ... Notched a season-high three hits and two doubles for the first time in her career against Butler (3/2) ... Recorded the first Big Ten Player of the Week honor of her career on March 3 after hitting .615 over four games to lead the team ... Recorded her second career grand slam (her first home run of the season) against nationally ranked Baylor (3/7) to give the Spartans an extra-inning victory ... Posted three runs, three hits and a career-high three stolen bases against Coastal Carolina (3/8) in the USF-Under Armour Invitational ... Earned Big Ten accolades for the second straight week on March 10 after posting a .423 average and a .615 slugging percentage with a home run, two doubles, eight RBIs and five stolen bases in seven games ... Tallied three runs, four RBIs and her first multi-home run game in a 6-2 win over Bowling Green (3/16) ... Had a six-game hit streak from March 15-23 ... Hit a three-run home run in an 11-2 win over Toldeo (3/23) ... Recorded her second triple of the season in a 5-4 win over Western Michigan (4/9) ... Posted a career-high six RBIs and had the second multi-home run game of her career in the second game of a doubleheader with Illinois (4/13) ... Notched three hits, including two runs in three at-bats in the second game against Indiana, beginning a four-game hit streak (4/20) ... Tallied her seventh home run of the season in a 6-0 win over Penn State (4/27) ... Had five at-bats against Detroit (5/1), a career high.
Made 50 starts in 52 appearances ... Belted her first career grand slam against IPFW on April 18; tallied five RBI's against the Mastadons, which ties for fifth on MSU's all-time single-game records ... Hit home runs in three-straight games, one in each game of the IPFW doubleheader (4/18) and one in the first game of the Indiana series (4/20) ... Her final home run came in the 7-0 victory over Michigan (5/5) ... Posted a five-game hit streak heading from non-conference action into Big Ten play (4/18 vs. IPFW - 4/22 at Purdue; 8 H, 10 RBIs) ... Had seven multi-hit games, including four three-hit games ... Recorded six multi-RBI games ... Set new single-season highs with six doubles, four home runs and 24 RBIs ... Recorded a .302 batting average against Big Ten opponents ... Matched her freshman years runs scored with 24.
Made 58 starts in the infield during rookie campaign ... Posted six multi-hit and three multi-RBI contests ... Tallied 34 hits, including four doubles and two home runs ... Scored 24 runs, posted 18 RBIs and was 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts ... Longest hitting streak of the season was a team-best nine-game stretch, beginning March 19 vs. Chattanooga through March 31 vs. Minnesota ... Went 1-for-2 at the plate in collegiate debut vs. Army on Feb. 17 at the Pirate Classic (ECU) ... Tallied three hits and two RBIs vs. Seton Hall on Feb. 17 ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate, adding two runs and a season-high five RBIs vs. Toledo on March 7 ... Doubled and scored two runs in FAU Tournament Championship game win vs. Chattanooga on March 19 ... Hit safely in every appearance at the Indiana University Tournament March 25-26, including a 2-for-3 performance at the plate with one home run vs. Western Kentucky ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate vs. Eastern Michigan in home opener on March 28 ... Tallied one hit vs. Purdue on April 8 ... In series sweep vs. Indiana, posted one hit, two runs and one RBI ... In Spartan victory vs. Illinois on April 30, went 1-for-3 at the plate, adding one run and one RBI ... Posted one hit and one RBI vs. No. 13 Michigan on May 7.
Prior to Michigan State
Played for coach Theresa Napolitano at Amity High School in Orange, Conn, earning three letters ... Captain of the squad her junior and senior seasons, was an all-league selection her freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years, while garnering all-state honors her final three seasons at Amity ... Team was ranked No. 1 in the state of Connecticut in 2002 and 2003, and finished the 2004 season ranked fourth ... High school squad was National High School Champions during her senior season ... Earned New Haven Register All-Area and All-State honors in 2003 and 2004 ... Named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State Team in 2003 and 2004 .. Named to the Hartford Courant's All-Softball Team in 2003 and 2004 ... A Connecticut Post All-State First-Team selection in 2004 and a second-team choice in 2003 ... Posted a .344 batting average as a sophomore, scoring 28 runs and 11 RBIs ... Hit .368 in her freshman year, with 39 runs scored and 17 RBIs ... Named NFCA All-East Region member her junior and senior seasons, en route to an NFCA Second-Team All-American her junior year, and NFCA First-Team All-American her senior season ... Team MVP in 2004 ... Named Amity Female Athlete of the Year in 2004 ... Averaged .541 at the plate during senior season, scoring 39 runs, posting 17 RBIs with a .964 fielding average her four years at Amity High School.
Competed for the New Jersey Breakers and coach Joe Salvatore in 2003 ... Played for the Virginia Shamrocks 18-U Gold team in 2004, and was the captain of the 18U Team New Jersey in 2003 and 2004.
Daughter of Greg and Elena Mondo ... Born June 18, 1987 ... A human resources major.