UT Arlington opens its 2018 home slate against the Red Raiders at 3 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
Melanie Mendoza provided a two-out base hit in the fifth to give UT Arlington the lead on Sunday.
UTA returns all but one from its 2017 outfield lineup, and starting spots are still up for grabs for 2018.
Each Week Of The 2017-18 Academic Year Texas Trust Recognizes The UTA Scholar Athlete Of The Week
The 11 NFCA Scholar-Athletes mark the second consecutive year the Mavs have had double figures.
EAGLE PASS HS: 2016 6A All-District MVP ... 2015 6A All-District Honorable Mention ... 2013 and 2014 6A All-District first team second baseman ... 2015 Eagle Excellence Award ... Played travel ball for Texas Bombers Gold Elite ... Member of the National Honor Society ... 2016 National Scholar Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Biology major ... Daughter of Reynol and Tinna Mendoza ... Sister is Sandra Mendoza.