|High School:||Indian Hills|
2017: 2017 America East Tournament MVP… America East All-Academic Team member… Started 12 games on the mound with an additional 9 appearances… Recorded an 8-4 record with 55 strikeouts… Led the UAlbany pitchers with a 3.49 ERA in 82.1 innings… Recorded 3, 7-strikeout games… Season high ERA of 2.8 was recorded against Kent State allowing only 4 hits in 5 innings (2/24)… Pitched two complete games in the America East Championship tournament including the 6-1 title game against Maine (5/14).
2016: America East All-Academic Team ... Made 30 appearances in the circle, including 24 starts and 10 complete games ... Totaled 17-8 record and an ERA of 3.74 in 138.2 innings of work ... Logged 95 strike outs, 36 of who struck out looking, had a season high of 11 strike outs in a 6-2 win against UMBC ... Named America East Pitcher of the Week (03/22) ... 2015/16 America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2015: Named to the America East All-Rookie Team ... Made 26 appearances in the circle, including 18 starts and 10 complete games ... Totaled a 14-6 record and a ERA of 3.60 in 116.2 innings of work ... Logged 119 strikeouts with a season high of 13 in a 7-1 win against Furman ... Named America East Pitcher of the Week twice (2/24 and 4/7) and Rookie of the Week once (3/10) ... Earned her first career win over Florida A&M (2/22), recording a complete-game shutout with just two hits, while striking out 12 ... Earned the save in UAlbany's win over Colgate (4/14), tossing three scoreless and hitless innings with two strikeouts ... Threw five scoreless and hitless innings with eight strikeouts out of the pen to earn the win over Siena (4/29).
HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain ... Earned three varsity softball letters helping Indian Hills to a cumulative 89-9 overall record, including a perfect 34-0 record as a senior ... Led the Braves to back-to-back Big North Freedom Conference and NJ Group 3 State Championship titles in 2013 and 2014 ... Named First-Team NFCA All-America, First-Team All-State, First-Team All-Bergen County, and First-Team All-Big North Freedom Conference as a senior ... Also earned first-team all-conference, county, and state and honorable mention NFCA All-America as a junior ... Named third-team all-conference as a sophomore ... Accrued a 75-6 career pitching record with a 0.68 ERA and 835 strikeouts in 537 innings of work ... As a senior, Durando boasted a perfect 32-0 record with a 0.62 ERA and 376 strikeouts in 215 innings.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Jana Durando ... Has one sister, Alexis, who played softball at Rutgers University from 2011-14 ... Intends to major in human biology.