The Demon Deacons battled back from a late four-run deficit to win, 8-7.
Oakland Athletics 13th-Round Draft Pick (382nd Overall)
First Team All-ACC
CoSIDA Academic All-District
ACC Player of the Week (May 2-8)
Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American
First Team All-ACC
Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist
CoSIDA Academic All-District Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week (Apr. 6)
ACC All-Academic Team
ACC All-Academic Team
Nate Mondou wrapped up a successful three-year career at Wake Forest and signed a pro contract with the Oakland Athletics after being drafted in the 13th round ... Finished his career with a .308 average, 197 hits, 43 doubles, four triples, 21 homers, 114 RBIs and 12 stolen bases ... Was a two-year first team All-ACC pick and two-year CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree.
First team All-ACC pick at second base, as he played in all 62 games and made 61 starts ... Named CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Finished the year with a .302 average, four homers, 14 doubles, 35 RBIs and four stolen bases ... Got hot late in the season, raising his average from .258 to .317 during a nine-game hitting streak from Apr. 17-May 7 ... Hit .600 (18-for-30) during a six-game stretch, including going 11-for-16 with two doubles, a grand slam and eight RBIs in the series at Boston College (May 6-7) ... Also homered against VMI (Feb. 21), Virginia (May 27) and Texas A&M (June 4) ... Tied the program record with three doubles in a game at Virginia Tech (May 15), also tallying four RBIs ... Hit by a team-high 12 pitches ... Finished with a .331 average during ACC action ... Started 44 games at second base and 17 at third base ... Finished the year with 19 multi-hit efforts, including five with three hits or more.
Was the only Demon Deacon to start every game at one position (second base) ... Finished the year with a .338 average, 10 homers, 18 doubles and 57 RBIs ... Homered in four straight games (March 31-April 5) and three straight games (March 7-10) ... Had two double-digit hitting streaks of 14 games (March 15-Apr. 5) and 10 games (Feb. 25-March 10) ... Much-improved with the glove, having a part in 37 of Wake Forest's 47 double plays and improving his fielding percentage nearly 20 points from a year ago ... Racked up 23 RBIs in a nine-game span from Feb. 27 to March 10, including strong games against Towson (3-for-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBIs and 3-for-4, 3B, 3 RBIs), Virginia Tech (2-for-5, HR, 5 RBIs) and Elon (4-for-5, 2 2Bs, HR, 4 RBIs) ... Totaled eight three-hit games, six of them in ACC play ... Stole five bases ... Other homers came against Virginia Tech, UConn, three against Boston College, Coastal Carolina and Notre Dame ... Played summer ball with the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod League.
Standout second baseman who also played outfield and developed a reputation as a clutch hitter ... Played in 54 games while starting 43 ... Finished the season with a batting average of .279 while recording 48 hits, 25 runs, 11 doubles and 22 RBIs ... Hit seven home runs with five of those coming in ACC play ... Went 2-for-3 in the season opener while starting in left field ... First collegiate home run and RBI came on a walk-off solo home run against Marshall (Feb. 17) ... Had a game-tying sacrifice fly against Davidson (Feb. 18) ... Hit a walk-off RBI single against Missouri (Feb. 22) ... Hit a home run against Clemson (March 14) ... Went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a homer against High Point (April 2) ... Had a solo homer against Florida State (April 18) ... Had a home run and two RBIs against Duke (April 26) ... Hit a game-tying two run pinch hit homer against No. 1 Virginia in the bottom of the ninth with two outs (May 16) ... Also had a solo homer in the following game against Virginia (May 16) ... Played with the Wisconsin Woodchucks in the Northwoods League during the summer.
In high school career, hit .536 (133-for-248), drove in 120 runs and struck out just six times ... Three-time First Team All-League and All-Area selection ... Conference player of the year and all-state honoree as a senior ... Hit .639 as a sophomore, including a stretch of 16 straight hits in 16 consecutive plate appearances ... Ranked #348 by Perfect Game ... Named 17U PG World Series Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Nine (most hits in entire tournament) and Perfect Game World Series All-Tournament Team ... Participated at the Perfect Game National Showcase in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Under Armour Preseason All-America Tournament participant ... Selected to All-Tournament Team at Perfect Game WWBA World Championship ... Member of USA Baseball's U14 National Team that won the Gold Medal in Portoviejo, Ecuador.