9 Kaitlyn Mendoza
9 Kaitlyn Mendoza
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
High School: Ontario Christian HS
Position: F
Experience: 1V

FRESHMAN (2010): Appeared in 18 matches, making four starts... finished with seven shots on the year, but no more than one shot in a single match... had one shot in four of the team's first six matches... made her first career start in the season-opener against BYU and then made three consecutive starts from Oct. 1-8, including the Big West Conference opener at UC Davis.

Four-year letter winner for the Knights... four-time All-Christian League First-Team selection... four-time All-CIF Division VI selection and two-time Christian League MVP... finished her senior season with 63 goals and 21 assists in just 29 games... set the school's single-season record for goals scored (previously 56 set in 1996) and finished her prep career with 146 goals... helped the Knights to a league title as a sophomore and a CIF Division VI title as a freshman.

Parents are Mike and Susie... has four brothers (Ben, Joe, Michael, and Mark) and two sisters (Kati and Karen)... also considered TCU, Seattle Pacific, Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara, San Diego State, Arizona, and USC before selecting Cal State Fullerton... undeclared major at Cal State Fullerton... played club soccer for Arsenal FC, earning MVP honors of the California Tournament (Premier Flight) and helping her side to three Surf Cup tournaments and a state cup quarterfinal appearance in 2008-09.