Last updated on June 12, 2012
2012 (Sophomore): Did not appear in any games.
2011 (Freshman): Made six relief appearances and had a 1.35 ERA...Struck out six batters and yielded five walks and one run in 6.2 innings of relief...Gave up just four hits and opposing batters only hit .160 off of him...Threw two scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts at No. 7 South Carolina, Feb. 25...Threw 1.0 innings to help preserve the shutout in SIU's 9-0 win over Murray State, April 6.
Prior to SIU: Rated as the 22nd-best prospect in the state by the Illinois Prep Baseball Report...Garnered All-Conference accolades as a junior and a senior and named honorable mention All-Area as a junior...Led Willowbrook High School to a 51-20 record over the course of his junior and senior seasons...Had a 5-2 record on the mound as a senior with a 2.69 ERA...Struck out 43 batters in 39 innings of work...Batted .308 as a senior and had 17 RBIs to go along with 36 runs scored...Hit .375 and had 25 RBIs as a junior in 2009...Posted eight extra-base hits (five doubles and three triples) and stole 13 bases...Compiled a 4-1 record as a junior with three saves and a 2.75 ERA.
Personal:Born in Downers Grove, Ill. on Nov. 23, 1991...Biology major focusing in pre-dentistry...Son of Laurie and Ken Monette...Father is a utility machine operator and mother is a lead underwriter for a health insurance company...Has one sister.