0 Denise Mendoza
- Hialeah, Fla.
- High School:
- American Senior HS
- Previous College:
- Miami Lakes Tech Ed. HS
2019 (Freshman): A three-time Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Week…Started in 18 matches for the Wildcats…Registered a 12-5-1 record with a 1.90 goals against average and six shutouts…Totaled 116 saves and a save percentage of .786…Logged 1,659:58 minutes in net…Tallied the most wins, saves, and shutouts at JWU over the past six years…Led the conference in both total saves (No. 33 in the nation) and saves per game (6.44 – No. 50 in the nation)…Earned TSC Defensive Player of the Week honors after registering 11 saves in a 3-2 overtime win over Thomas in the Sun Conference Quarterfinals (11/9)…Posted school-record 12th win in overtime victory over the Night Hawks…Picked up 11th win of the season, making five saves at Warner (10/30)…Tallied a career-high 17 saves at Keiser (10/23)…Recorded sixth and second-straight shutout of the season, collecting five saves in a 9-0 win over Florida Memorial (10/16)…Set a then-career high in saves (11) to register fifth shutout of the year in a 3-0 win over Webber International (10/12)…Tallied eighth win in a 5-1 win at Ave Maria (10/9)...Blanked St. Thomas (10/2), 1-0, totaling seven saves for seventh win of the season and extending scoreless streak to 270 minutes (three-straight matches)…Held USCB (9/28) scoreless, notching six saves en route to her sixth win in 2019, 3-0…Recorded second shutout of the season with a 4-0 win over Ave Maria (9/21), making five saves…Extended unbeaten streak to four games with a 6-0 shutout (first of her career) of Florida Memorial (9/14)…Named TSC Defensive Player of the Week (9/16) for her performance versus the Lions…Earned first TSC weekly honor being named defensive player of the week (9/1) after beginning the year 3-0-0 with a 1.33 goals against average and 13 saves…Grabbed six saves in a 2-1 win at Brenau (8/29)…Won second-straight match as JWU defeated Life (8/27), 6-2…Made JWU debut, recording five save for first win of career in a 5-1 victory at Florida National (8/20).
Prior to JWU: Graduated from Miami Lakes Tech Educational High School…Prior to attending Miami Lakes Tech Ed. HS, played soccer for American Senior High in Hialeah, Florida…Named a Miami Herald 5A-4A All-Dade Honorable Mention selection during the 2016-17 season.
Personal: Parents – Aracely Gutierrez and Dennis Mendoza…Sibling – Devin Mendoza…Born April 24 in Hialeah, Florida…Majoring in criminal justice…Aspires to be a CSI after graduation.
|Oct 19||SCAD Savannah||T, 3-3|
|Oct 23||at #1 Keiser||L, 2-0|
|Oct 30||at Warner University||W, 2-1|
|Nov 2||at Thomas (Ga.)||L, 2-1|
|Nov 9||Thomas (Ga.) (No. 6 seed)||W, 3-2|
|Nov 12||at #4 Southeastern (Fla.) (No. 2 seed)||L, 8-2|
|Aug 20||at Florida National||W, 5-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||5||.833|
|Aug 27||at Life (Ga.)||W, 6-2||1||90:00||2||2.00||2||.500|
|Aug 29||at Brenau||W, 2-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||6||.857|
|Sep 14||at Florida Memorial||W, 6-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||3||1.000|
|Sep 17||at Lynn||L, 6-4||0||90:00||6||6.00||7||.538|
|Sep 21||Ave Maria||W, 4-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||5||1.000|
|Sep 28||USCB||W, 3-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||6||1.000|
|Oct 2||St. Thomas (Fla.)||W, 1-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||7||1.000|
|Oct 5||at #4 Southeastern (Fla.)||L, 6-1||0||90:00||6||6.00||4||.400|
|Oct 9||at Ave Maria||W, 5-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||3||.750|
|Oct 12||Webber Int'l||W, 3-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||11||1.000|
|Oct 16||Florida Memorial||W, 9-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||5||1.000|
|Oct 19||SCAD Savannah||T, 3-3||1||110:00||3||2.45||6||.667|
|Oct 23||at #1 Keiser||L, 2-0||1||90:00||2||2.00||17||.895|
|Oct 30||at Warner University||W, 2-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||5||.833|
|Nov 2||at Thomas (Ga.)||L, 2-1||1||100:00||2||1.80||4||.667|
|Nov 9||Thomas (Ga.) (No. 6 seed)||W, 3-2||1||99:58||2||1.80||11||.846|
|Nov 12||at #4 Southeastern (Fla.) (No. 2 seed)||L, 8-2||0||90:00||8||8.00||9||.529|