AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
Competed in 11 meets for the Tritons, including UC San Diego's first-ever MPSF Championships ... Recorded a B cut and personal best time of 2:04.21 in the 200 fly against the University of San Diego (2/2), good for ninth-fastest mark in program history.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Competed in nine of 10 meets for the Tritons, including PCSC Championships ... Made college debut vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/28).
A 2017 graduate of Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos … A three-time Sunset League All-Academic Team selection … A team captain … Recipient of the Coaches Award as a senior … Member of the Griffin’s CIF record-breaking 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams as a senior.
Competed with Golden West Swim Club since from 2010-17.
Born Oct. 12 in Albuquerque, N.M. … Daughter of Tara and Sergio Mendez … International business major at Muir College … Has two younger brothers Bernard and Dante … Favorite UC San Diego moment was when the Tritons won their conference championship for the tenth time because the team all did it together ... Goal after graduating is to be successful and happy in whatever she is doing ... Enjoys traveling and reading books ... Favorite athlete is USA Olympic gold medal swimmer Simone Manuel … Listens to Pitbull … Enjoys watching the movie La La Land … Likes eating Thai food … Most people do not know that she was in an El Torito commercial.