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.
Junior Shelbi Sikes made 54 starts in right field last season before transitioning to third base in 2016.
Sophomore Sandra Mendoza recorded a .967 fielding percentage in 55 starts at second base in 2015.
Seniors Britnea Barilli, Rebecca Stokes, Joni Hanke, Mya Anderson and Jolene Schaefer took the field for their last first spring practice of their careers.