Carina Mendoza
    Carina Mendoza

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Madera, Calif.

    High School:
    Madera High

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Distance

    Last updated on July 10, 2014

    2013-14
    Indoor (Senior): Finished her indoor season at the Mountain West Championships competing in the 3000m and took ninth place with a time of 10:27.01.
    Cross Country (Senior): Redshirt season.

    2012-13
    Track (Junior): Finished her season at the Mountain West Championships where she competed in the Steeplechase and 5000m... she posted a time of 10:47.17 at the UC Irvine SB Invite in the Steeplechase which was the #4 time on the All-Time List for the Bulldog woman... her 5000m run at the Mt. SAC Relays was fast enough to be placed #5 on the Bulldogs All-Time list with a time of 16:51.21... her only 3000m time this season was fast enough to be placed #9 on the Bulldogs All-Time list.

    2011-12
    Track (Sophomore):
    Set four personal records in the outdoor season ... earned personal best in the 10,000-meter race at the WAC Championships finishing at 38:41:56 ... set personal records in the 3,000-meter race (10:24:58), 5,000-meter race (17:50:15) and the 3,000-meter steeple race (11:25:93).
    Cross Country (Sophomore):

    2010-11
    Track (Freshman):
    Competed in four outdoor meets for the Bulldogs.
    Cross Country (Freshman):
    Ran in seven meets of the season ... Finishing her 5K in 18:23 at the Bronco Invitational. Competed in the WAC Championships finishing with a time of 19:49.7 ... Also ran in the NCAA West Regional meet for the Bulldogs finishing her season with a time of 23:01.

    Prior to Fresno State:
    Participated at the varsity level for cross-country and track all four years of high school... competed at the Valley and State meets all four years...ran on a 4x800 relay team at the Nike Outdoor Nationals...was named to the All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference team all four years.

    Personal:
    Born Sept. 14, 1991...parents are Maria and Timoteo Mendoza...has one younger brother Cesar and one older sister Maria...most admires her mom because she has helped motivate her through her running career...chose Fresno State because of the environment, teammates, and head coach Sean McManus because he has the same determination she does.

    CAREER BESTS
    Outdoor:
    ●1,500m - 4:38.07, Cal Poly/Shareslo.com Invitational (3/15/13)
    ●3,000m - 9:56.04, Fresno State vs. Cal Poly Dual Meet (3/9/13)
    ●5,000m - 16:51.21, 55th Mt. SAC Relays (4/18/13)
    ●10,000m - 38:41.56, 2012 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (5/8/12)
    ●3,000m S - 10:47.17, UC Irvine Spring Break Classic (3/22/13)
    Indoor:
    ●1 Mile - 5:07.78, UW Indoor Open (2/10/13)
    ●3,000m - 10:18.31, Mountain West Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/21/13)
    ●5,000m - 17:41.58, UW Husky Classic (2/8/13)
    Cross Country:
    ●4k - 15:03.9, Aggie Open (8/31/12)
    ●5k - 18:13.3, Santa Clara University Bronco Invitational (10/13/12)
    ●6k - 22:29.53 UW Sundodger Cross Country Invitational (9/15/12)

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