As a Junior (2012)
Appeared in 34 games, making 23 starts primarily at second base â€¦ finished with a .165 batting average with 14 hits, two doubles, six RBI and eight runs scored ... recorded his first hit at FGCU as the designated hitter vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 18) ... went 1-for-4 with a run scored and a double against Bryant (Feb. 26) ... was 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored vs. Boston College (Mar. 2) ... went 1-for-3 with a hit by pitch against USC Upstate (Mar. 31) ... came back the next day and collected one hit vs. USC Upstate (Apr. 1) ... recorded one hit vs. then-No. 6 Miami (Apr. 11) ... went 1-for-2 against Jacksonville (Apr. 14) ... recorded a career-high 3-for-4 with two RBI and a double vs. Belmont (May 13) ... tallied two hits, a RBI and a run scored at Stetson (May 17) ... went 1-for-3 with a RBI against Stetson (May 19) ... between May 13 - May 19, he had a three-game hit streak, going 6-for-11 with three RBI, a run scored and a double ... tallied a hit and a RBI in the A-Sun Tournament vs. Belmont (May 25).
As a Sophomore (2011)
Competed at Cowley Community College … finished with a .394 batting average and a .571 slugging percentage … tallied 51 RBI and five home runs in 175 at-bats … ranked second on the team in batting average, while third in home runs and RBI … selected to the Jayhawk Eastern Division second team as a DH.
As a Freshman (2010)
Competed at Central Florida Community College … held a .381 on-base percentage with four doubles and 18 RBI … also ranked 17th in Region 8 for fielding percentage (.961) … named to the President’s list and Dean’s list with a 3.3 cumulative GPA and perfect 4.0 during the spring semester.
Attended Cooper City High School … played for head coach Mike Manning … finished with a .353 batting average to go with six home runs and a .794 slugging percentage during senior season … named to the All-Broward County All-Star team … also earned third team All-County honors at shortstop … graduated with honors and also received Bright Futures scholarship … invited to play for the U21 El Salvador National team.
Born on February 7, 1991 … son of Charlie and Gina Mendoza … business management major.
At-Bats: 4, 11x, last vs. Belmont (May 25, 2012)
Hits: 3 vs. Belmont (May 13, 2012)
Runs: 1, 8x, last vs. Kennesaw State (May 23, 2012)
Doubles:: 1, 2x, last vs. Belmont (May 13, 2012)
Home Runs: N/A
RBI: 2 vs. Belmont (May 13, 2012)
Walks: 2 vs. Boston College (Mar. 2, 2012)
Games Started: 23
Games With A Hit: 11
3+ Hits: 1
4+ Hits: N/A
Games w/ a HR: N/A
Longest Hit Streak: 3 games (2012)