UT Arlington advanced out of a postseason regional for the first time in program history in the NISC.
Eastern Kentucky knocked a tournament record five home runs to top the Mavs in the elimination game.
The Lions knocked UTA into an elimination game at 12 p.m. CT on Thursday, opponent to be determined.
UT Arlington takes on Loyola Marymount in the NISC Championship Round opener at 1 p.m. CT on Wednesday.
UT Arlington will open the NISC Championship Round vs. Loyola Marymount at 1 p.m. on Wednesday
SB: UTA vs. Troy (SBC Championship)
SB: UTA vs. Louisiana (Senior Day)
SB: UTA vs. Iowa State - Photos by Ellman Photography
SB: UTA vs. Texas Tech - 2018 Home Opener at Allan Saxe Field
SB: UTA vs. South Alabama - SBC Tournament
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.
SB: Foundation set as Brun looks back at 2018
SB: Home runs end UTA's 2018 campaign
SB: LMU powers by UTA in NISC Champ round opener
SB: NISC Championship Round opens Wednesday
SB: NISC Championship Round set for Los Angeles, Calif.
SB: UTA captures NISC Regional final over Texas Tech