Fresno State:(2008)Started in 77 games at third base and appeared in every game of the season with a batting average of .281... among the top ten homerun hitters in Fresno State history with 29... had eight doubles, a triple, 19 homeruns, and 70 RBIs... hit two homeruns against Indiana... College World Series Tournament team and College World Series Most Outstanding player... hit four homeruns in the college world series... went 3-for-4 against North Carolina with a double and four RBIs. (2007) A very bright and smart young third baseman who appeared in every game ... started 62 games batting with a .281 average with 11 doubles, five triples, 10 home runs and 37 RBI ... NCAA San Diego Regional All-Tournament Team ... went 4-for-5 at San Jose State with one home run, four singles, and five RBI at San Jose State May 5 ... went 3-for-4 with two home runs, one single, three RBI in a game at Nevada April 5 ... had two triples in a game vs. New Mexico State April 21.
Turlock: Two-sport athlete in football and baseball ... played safety in football and shortstop and pitcher in baseball ... 2004 Second-Team as a safety in football ... 2005 First-Team safety in football ... 2005 Second-Team Shortstop in baseball ... 2006 First-Team, All-League and All-Star game in baseball ... recorded .429 batting average with six home runs in 2006 ...
Personal: Thomas Wilkey Mendonca was born on April 12, 1988 in Turlock, Calif. ...parents Ray and Tami Mendonca ... has one brother, Tim ... his uncle played for the Philadelphia Phillies ... hobbies include hunting, collecting baseball cards, fishing and weight lifting ... lists Ty Cobb because he came from nothing and made something out of himself and also because he was a great player ... admires his dad because he has always been a great support.
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