The Bronco Invitational was a positive preview for what both teams can expect at the WAC Championship.
Last updated on August 27, 2013
2012-13 Track (Junior): Cross Country (Junior): Competed in six meets and set career-bests in the 4K, 5K and the 6k ... set 4K mark at the Aggie Open with a time of 15:03.9 ... set 5K mark at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 18:13.5 ... set 6K mark at the Sundodger Invitational with a time of 22:29.53.
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)