125 Home
    Fighting Irish


    23 Stephanie Mola  
    Stephanie Mola

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Naples, FL

    High School:
    St. John Neumann

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    Outfield

    Birthdate:
    08/24/1987

    Bats/Throws:
    L/L


    AS A SENIOR (2009): Steady contributor throughout her senior campaign ... appeared in 27 games with 13 starts ... scored five runs while tallying five hits ... drove in one run during a 1-for-2 effort at UNLV (March 8) while tacking on an assist ... drew one walk against Western Michigan (March 25) ... laid down four sacrifice hits ... recorded seven putouts from the outfield ... did not commit a single error, finishing her career with just one fielding fault in 119 games played ... scored runs in three consecutive contests from April 8-April 14.

    AS A JUNIOR (2008): A preseason wrist injury hindered her from contributing on defense, but was able to step in and make an impact on the basepaths with her speed and craftiness ... tallied scores during pinch-running efforts against Towson (March 14) and Charleston Southern (March 15) ... stole her first base of the season against Towson (March 15) ... touched the plate for a run at Seton Hall (April 6) ... had a hit in her first at-bat of the season at South Florida (April 20) ... was hit by a pitch, stole a base and scored at Purdue (April 22) ... laid down a sacrifice at Pittsburgh (May 3) ... totaled six runs and one hit on the season with two swiped bags.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2007): A staple in the Irish outfield rotation ... managed 10 hits while seeing action in 27 contests ... scored nine runs on the season ... did not commit a single error in 19 chances for a perfect 1.000 fielding clip ... walked and had a sacrifice bunt against Auburn (Feb. 16) ... was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base against Tennessee Tech (Feb. 17) ... walked and scored once against California (Feb. 23) ... scored a run against UNLV (Feb. 24) ... notched a single and crossed the plate against Jacksonville (March 2) ... went 2-for-3 and scored against Eastern Kentucky (March 11) ... had a 1-for-3 afternoon with an RBI against UCLA (March 11) ... wore a pitch to get the free bag against Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 16) ... had a hit in the first game of a twinbill with Seton Hall (March 25) ... scored a run in the second game against the Pirates ... worked the count for a walk against Pittsburgh (March 31) ... went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Syracuse (April 1) ... included in the sweep of the Orange was her third two-hit game of the season ... earned the start in right field against Eastern Michigan (April 10) ... saw time at the dish against DePaul (April 29) and Villanova (May 6) ... inserted into the NCAA Tournament game against Illinois State (May 19) as a pinch runner.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Saw her first collegiate action on opening day with an at-bat against BYU (Feb. 17) ... came off the bench in a key situation against Arizona State (March 16) ... led off the bottom of the seventh inning by reaching on a fielding error at third base and eventually scored on Stephanie Brown's walk-off, two-run homer ... logged her first career hit in her first start - as Notre Dame's designated player - in game two at Western Michigan (March 25) ... started her first career game in the defensive lineup against Bowling Green (March 20) ... started in the outfield in Notre Dame's second game of a doubleheader against Connecticut (April 1) ... with the score tied in the bottom of the eighth, 1-1, she singled and eventually scored the winning run on Mallorie Lenn's RBI-double to defeat the Huskies ... posted the first multiple-hit game of her career at Syracuse (April 8) in game two, going 2-for-5 with a run scored ... finished the doubleheader at Pittsburgh (April 9) 2-for-7 with her first career RBI in game one ... 2-for-3 with two singles in game one at St. John's (May 7) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in game two against the Red Storm ... started all seven games of the BIG EAST Tournament and NCAA Tournament in right field.

    THE MOLA FILE: Played prep ball at St. John Neumann (Naples, Fla.), where she earned four letters with the softball squad ... two-time team MVP and an all-county selection after her senior season ... earned second-team all-state honors in 2004 ... a multi-dimensional player who appeared in the outfield, first base and in the circle as a pitcher ... led the county with a school-record 39 stolen bases in 2004 ... in 2005, her senior season was cut short due to injury ... hit .462 as a junior with 30 hits in 65 at-bats ... also competed in basketball and golf for her high school ... nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman award ... dedicated to extracurricular activities as a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, SADD and the St. Vincent DePaul Society ... from the same area of Florida as former Irish pitcher Michelle Moschel ... daughter of Mary Beth and David Mola ... youngest of three daughters ... has two older sisters, Kristen and Danielle ... comes to Notre Dame from a large Irish-Catholic family ... born Aug. 24, 1987, in Norwalk, Conn. ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business and the College of Arts & Letters with degrees in business and education.

    Mola's Career Statistics

    Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OB SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD
    2006 .192 35-25 78 8 15 0 0 0 3 15 .192 3 0 12 0 .222 0 6 0-2 8 0 1 .889
    2007 .164 35-27 61 9 10 0 0 0 1 10 .164 3 1 15 0 .215 0 3 1-1 19 1 0 1.000
    2008 .200 22-0 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 0 1 1 0 .333 0 1 2-2 0 0 0 .000
    2009 .207 27-13 29 5 6 0 0 0 1 6 .207 1 0 6 0 .233 0 4 0-0 7 1 0 1.000
    Total .185 199-65 173 28 32 0 0 0 5 32 .185 7 2 34 0 .225 0 14 3-5 34 2 1 .973

    Corporate Sponsors
    Team Notre Dame

    SHOP NOW
    AT THE OFFICIAL
    FIGHTING IRISH STORE

      St. Joseph's Medical Center Medifast