3 Vanessa Mendez
3 Vanessa Mendez
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lititz, Pa.
High School: Warwick
Position: C/3B
Major: Early Childhood Education

2013: Played in 40 games with 38 starts during the year ... hit .184 with 14 hits in 76 at-bats ... had five RBI and nine runs scored ... tied a career-high with three hits in the April 19 game at Washington College ... set a new career-high with two runs scored in three different games during the year.

2012: Started 28 games as a freshman … third highest fielding percentage on team at .981 … started at third base the second half of the season … had career day against Washington (Md.) on April 25 when she went 3-4 with a double and two RBI in the first game of the doubleheader and a combined 4-for-7 in both games of the twinbill.

Personal: Is an early childhood education major ... is the daughter of Jorge and Tammy Mendez ... born on May 11, 1993 ... played for Don Miller at Warwick High School ... played club softball for the PA Shooting Stars.