The Mavs return 14 from a 2016 squad that started the season with a historic 19-0 run, but bring in nine newcomers, highlighted by eight freshmen.
Student-athletes from seven different athletic programs earned degrees during the spring ceremonies.
Compiling 71 hits on the season, Mendoza is the Mavericks new single-season hits leader, passing Katie Jones 70 hits in 2007.
The Mavericks close the regular season with a three-game series against Texas State that begins Friday.
UTA and Troy conclude the three-game series on Sunday at 12 p.m.