The 11 NFCA Scholar-Athletes mark the second consecutive year the Mavs have had double figures.
Sandra and Melanie Mendoza are from Eagle Pass, Texas and lean on their family for support.
UTA hosts Odessa College on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Allan Saxe Field. Admission is free.
UTA was invited to the postseason for the first time since 2003 in the NISC.
UTA returns all four Sun Belt All-Conference selections from a 32-win team that reached the postseason.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016): NFCA All-Region Second-Team ... Sun Belt All-Conference First-Team ... Started all 49 games for the Mavs at leadoff ... Set UTA single-season records in batting average (.461) and hits (76) ... Ranked 10th in Division I in batting average ... Ranked 25th in on-base percentage in the nation (.528) ... Finished in DI rankings 48th in triples (0.08) and 54th in doubles (0.31) per game ... Tied for fifth on the Mavs' single-season doubles list with 15, sixth in exra-base hits (19) and RBI (39) ... Tallied a 17-game hit streak to open the year and an 18-game streak in the back half.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015): Started all 55 games at second base ... Had second highest batting average, batting .348 ... Led the team with 8 hit by pitch ... Had a team-high 8 stolen bases ... Recorded a .967 fielding percentage ... As a leadoff hitter, Mendoza led the Sun Belt hitting .699 (50-85) ... 2014-15 NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete.
EAGLE PASS HS: Named All-District First team as 3B in 2011 ... Named All-District MVP as SS in 2012 ... Named TWSA all state thirdteam as a SS in 2012 ... Named All-District MVP as SS in in 2013 ... 2013 TSWA All State Honorable Mention as a SS ... 2013 Eagle Excellence Award in Athletics.
PERSONAL: Kinesiology Major ... Daughter of Reynol and Tinna Mendoza.
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