Tuesday's festivities gave the team a chance to relax and enjoy a highly-anticipated practice to begin the winter break.
UTA had 12 individuals recognized as Easton/NFCA Scholar Athletes.
Fourteen underclassmen made an appearance in the game, with nine donning the blue and orange for the first time.
Sandra Mendoza was 6-for-10 with three runs, and an RBI to hit .600 on the weekend.
The Mavs put up seven hits overall with Mallory Foster leading the way with a career-high two doubles, an intentional walk and a hit-by-pitch.
AS A JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in 23 games, making eight starts at the DP spot ... Hit .216 with eight hits and seven RBI.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Made 27 appearances ... Scored 11 runs ... 2014-15 NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Batted .163 in 45 games (39 starts) ... Led the team with 13 hit by pitch ... Hit 2 HR ... 2013-14 NFCA All American Scholar Athlete ... Sun Belt Conference Commissionerrs List.
SCRIPPS RANCH HS: Attended Scripps Ranch (San Diego, Calif.) ... Four-year letterwinner in softball ... 2013, 2011 and 2010 Eastern League Champions ... 2013 team MVP ... 2013 first-team Eastern League ... 2013 and 2012 Scholar Athlete ... 2012 Co-Eastern League Champions ... 2012 and 2011 second-team Eastern League.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Keith and Rita Datko ... Business major.
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