The 11 NFCA Scholar-Athletes mark the second consecutive year the Mavs have had double figures.
UTA will face an elimination game on Wednesday when it plays at 12 p.m. at the LU Softball Complex
UTA had 12 individuals recognized as Easton/NFCA Scholar Athletes.
The opening-round game with Troy is slated to start at 12:30 p.m. The winner will advance to the double-loss elimination portion of the tournament to take on Texas State at 5:30 p.m.
Compiling 71 hits on the season, Mendoza is the Mavericks new single-season hits leader, passing Katie Jones 70 hits in 2007.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016): Appeared in 27 games, primarily as a pinch runner ... Made one start in center field ... Scored 13 run with six stolen bases.
MAGNOLIA WEST HS: Four-year letterwinner at Magnolia West High School ... 2015 Greater Houston All-Star selection ... Named first-team All-District (2014) ... Set the MWHS record for career stolen bases ... All-District honorable mention (2012) ... Academic All-State (2015) ... Four-time Academic All District ... Named NFCA All-American Scholar all four years ... Graduated Cum Laude ... Member of National Honor Society ... Played travel ball for Diamond Sports Hotshots 18u Gold.
PERSONAL: Daughter to Don and Michele ... Exercise Science major.
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