8 Allessandra Mondello
8 Allessandra Mondello
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Kinnelon, N.J.
High School: Villa Walsh Acad.
Position: L



  • 8th in digs/set (3.33)
  • 15th in digs (250)


  • Led team in digs/set (3.14)
  • 2nd on team in digs (250)
  • 3rd on team in service aces (12)
  • 4th on team in assists (40)

Research and STEM Activities
TEAMS (Technology, Engineering, Aptitude for Math and Science)...competed on a team with four other girls at regional level, qualified for nationals in Nashville, Tenn., made the Top 10 for presentation on using helium-3 mining to sustain life on Mars...Competed in physics league for two years, made Top 10 in N.J. senior year...Competed in physics bowl for two years.

Prior to Caltech
Three-time NJAC All-Academic team...four-time Spaniash Honor Society...National Merit semifinalst (2015)...University of Pennsylvania Book Award (2016)....Bronze award for National Spanish Exam (2017)...NJSIAA All-State Honorable Mention (2015)...Conference champion (2016)...Three-time NJAC First-Team All Conference.

Born in Hackensack, N.J....daughter of Ronald and Kaity Mondello...older sister to Nicholas.