Monica Gonzales Athlete Profile

#24 Monica Gonzales

Monica Gonzales
Position: Outfielder Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2006-2009 Hometown: Westlake Village, CA

Personal

Parents are Joey and Ray...won Scholar Athlete honors at Westlake HS (Calif.)...majoring in urban, rural and environmental planning...has one brother and one sister.

Before BYU

At Westlake HS: two-time L.A. Times All-Regional team...three-time Ventura County Star All-County team...three-time Daily News All-Area team...two-time team MVP...two-time offensive team MVP...L.A. Times All-Star team in 2005...played five years for Southern California Diamonds league team.



2006 | Freshman Year

Saw immediate action after leading the team in batting average in fall ball...went 2-for-3 with a run scored and RBI in her first collegiate game against Southern Mississippi...played in 53 games, starting 28...scored runs 24 of the 38 times she reached base...recorded a .952 fielding percentage...led BYU left-handed slappers with 11 RBI.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Recorded season highs of three hits and three runs against Longwood on March 24...posted career bests in batting average, hits, runs, RBI, slugging percentage and on-base percentage...second on the team with nine sacrifice hits...posted a .964 fielding mark...made 55 starts in 56 appearances...had seven stolen bases out of 10 attempts.

2008 | Junior Year

Carried a .326 batting average in her third season as a Cougar...started in 60 games...Had a nine-game hit streak April 4-26, raising her batting average from .270 to .301...Totaled 11 sacrifices co-leading the team...Stole 16 bases out of 20 attempts, leading the Cougars...Ended the season with a seven-game hit streak increasing batting average from .298 to .326...Went 3-for-4 on May 9 at New Mexico.