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  Jessica Mendoza
Jessica Mendoza

Player Profile
Camarillo, CA



A Look Back: 2013 Softball Season in Review

Stanford made its 16th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament


Bonstrom Tabbed Pac-12 Freshman of the Year

Ten Cardinal were named to all-conference teams

As a senior in 2002: Garnering First Team All-America honors for the fourth straight season ... Started 63 of the team's 64 games ... Led the club in the following offensive categories: runs scored (65), hits (69), triples (3), home runs (14), total bases (134), slugging percentage (.713) and stolen bases (29) ... Finished second in batting average (.367), doubles (17) and on base percentage (.471) ... RBI total of 44 ranks third on the Cardinal roster ... Named an All Pac-10 First Team selection for the fourth consecutive season, registered Stanford's longest hitting streak of the year at 11 games and was second with 20 multi-hit games and tied for first with 13 multi-RBI games ... In Pac-10 action, led the Cardinal in runs scored and stolen bases ... Currently the all-time Stanford leader in batting average, hits, doubles, triples, home runs, runs scored and stolen bases.

As a junior in 2001: NFCA First Team All-American for the third consecutive year ? Earned First Team All-Conference honors for the third straight season ? Named Region VI Tournament MVP after hitting .471 (8-17) with nine RBI and a .941 slugging percentage at NCAA Regionals ? Played and started in all 71 contests ? Named NFCA National Player of the Week (2/14) ? Finished the season with a .400 average for the third year in a row, batting .405 (83-205) ? Led the Cardinal in the following categories: runs scored (70), hits (83), home runs (14), total bases (151), slugging percentage (.737) and on-base percentage (.504) ? Second on the team with 20 doubles and first with 27 extra-base hits ? Was successful on 31-of-35 stolen base attempts (a team best) ? Proved to be a clutch hitter, batting .444 with the bases loaded and .420 with runners on base ? Led the Cardinal with 24 multiple-hit games, 13 multiple-RBI games and also had a 12-game hitting streak ? Became the Cardinal?s all-time hit leader during the year, and has 258 to date ? Also holds the school career record for stolen bases (57), home runs (36) and runs scored (165) ? Went 2-for-3 with a grand slam in Stanford?s 9-1 win over Pacific (5/20), earning the team a berth in the College World Series ? Set the single season school home run record with her 14 homers this season ? In a doubleheader against Portland State, went 5-for-8 with five runs scored and three RBI ? Went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBI versus Saint Mary?s on Apr. 25 ? Solid defensively with a .961 fielding percentage ?

As a sophomore in 2000: Named Pac-10 Player of the Year, the first Stanford player to earn the honor ? Three-time Pac-10 Player of the Week ? Also selected to the All-Pac-10 First Team ? Set a new single-season record with her .475 batting average ? Broke the single season record for hits (94), doubles (20), homeruns (13), runs (57) and stolen bases (20) ? Holds Stanford career marks in batting average, homeruns and stolen bases ? Appears on five other Cardinal career lists ? Had a team-leading 19 game hit streak between Feb. 29 and Mar. 22 ? Never hit under. 400 after Feb. 27 ? Had two homeruns, including a grand slam, and six RBI against San Jose State (2/19) ? Went 4-for-4 with two doubles against Arizona (4/8) ? Led the team with 27 multiple hit games ? Had eight multiple RBI games as well ? Notched two multiple homerun games during the season ? Drove in three runs against Michigan (5/19) ? Had a 2-for-3 day at the plate with three RBI vs. San Diego State (2/19) ?

As a freshman in 1999: Became the first Stanford player to be named a first-team All-American by the NFCA ? Also was the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year, and a first-team selection to the All-Pac-10 team and the All-Region team ? Had a spectacular debut, rewriting the school record books ? Broke the school single-season records for home runs (nine), batting average (.415), hits (81), doubles (13 ? tied), runs (38) and RBI (57) while leading the team in stolen bases (six) ? Her home run total is already the new Stanford career record, and she is on pace to break the career RBI mark this season ? Became Stanford?s first-ever NFCA National Player of the Week after going 12-for-19 with four home runs, 11 RBI and 11 runs scored to lead Stanford to the title at the Easton Showcase (March 5-7) ? Went 7-for-11 in four games during the home weekend against No. 5 Washington and No. 1 UCLA (April 24-25) ? Drove in five runs in the win over Utah State (April 1) ? Had a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in the 8-0 win over No. 14 South Carolina (Feb. 28) ? Was 3-for-6 with a walk at the NCAA Regional ? Named the Stanford Female Conference Athlete of the Year ?

High School: A 1998 graduate of Camarillo High School ? Named NFCA first-team All-American as a senior ? Los Angeles Times Player of the Year for 1998 ? Named first-team All-Ventura County and all-league all four years ? Camarillo HS Female Athlete of the Year in 1997 and 1998 ? Also a member of the Camarillo HS basketball team ? Named team MVP in basketball as a junior and senior ? Named a scholar-athlete all four years ? Member of the California Scholarship Federation?

Club: Played for Gordon's Panthers in 1997 and 1998 ? Helped lead Panthers to 18 & Under Gold National Championship in 1998 ? Played with Robin Walker on the Panthers ?

Personal: Daughter of Karen and Gil Mendoza ? Her father played four years of football at Fresno State ? Hobbies and interests include surfing and snowboarding ? American studies major.

Mendoza's Career Stats

1999.415 62/62195388113/2/95712/226/8
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