Carina Mendoza
Carina  Mendoza

RS Senior

Madera, Calif.

High School:
Madera High HS



Bulldog Women Win Season Opener, Men Place Second

The Fresno State cross country teams open season strong in the Fresno State Invitational.


Cross Country Completes First MWC

The Bulldog men's and women's cross country teams placed sixth and seventh at MW Championships


Cross Country Regular Season Comes To A Close

Women's team places fifth and men finish 11th in season finale


Women's Team Takes On Regionals

The Fresno State women's cross country team will compete in the NCAA West Regional this weekend.


'Dogs Finish WAC Season On The Island

Both the men's and women's team finished fourth at the WAC Championship.


MW Cross Country Championships

Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014. Woodward Park, Fresno, Calif., Friday, 10/31/14.


Fresno State Invitational

XC at Woodward Park

Last updated on November 24, 2014

Cross Country (RS-Senior):
Participated in five races this season... ran her fastest 6K of the season at the NCAA Regional meet, 22:04 and finished second for the Bulldogs and 96th overall.

Outdoor Track (Senior): Did not see action.
Indoor Track (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.

Outdoor 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.
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.

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):

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.

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.

●1,500m - 4:38.07, Cal Poly/ 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)
●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 - 22:04 NCAA Regional (11/14/14)

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