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Nicole Mendes
Player Profile:
Nicole Mendes 2899046
Position: Utility
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Home School
Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
2017 .408 59 51 184 55 75 8 3 7 24 .598 12 2 24 .449 21 25 .977
TOTAL .408 59 51 184 55 75 8 3 7 24 .598 12 2 24 .449 21 25 .977

Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG WP HBP
2017 0.75 1-0 13 2 0 0/7 0 18.2 9 3 2 8 14 .141 0 3
TOTAL 0.75 1-0 13 2 0 0/7 0 18.2 9 3 2 8 14 .141 0 3

Career
Named to 2017 WCWS All-Tournament Team ... 2017 All-Region First Team selection ... 2017 All-Big 12 First Team honoree ... Named to 2017 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team ... 2017 Big 12 Freshman of the Year and All-Big 12 Freshman Team selection ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (3/28/17)

2017 (Freshman)
Played in 60 games with 52 starts (42 in RF, 7 at DP, 2 at P, 1 in LF) ... led the team in batting average and stolen bases and tied for the lead in triples ... ranked 29th in the country in hits (75), 46th in runs per game (0.90) and 49th in batting average (.408) ... wrapped up a career-best 21-game hit streak from April 14 to May 26 (two off the school record) and 35-game on-base streak (March 18 to May 26) ... homered in both games of the WCWS Championship Series vs. Florida (6/5-6) ... had at least two hits in every game of the Norman Regional, going 11-21 (.524), including a leadoff homer in the finals against Tulsa on the first pitch of the game ... combined with Paige Lowary on a no-hitter and accounted for the only run with a solo home run at Oklahoma State (5/6) ... during the Texas Tech series, was 8-12 (.667) with 7 runs scored and 6 stolen bases ... went 4-4 at Loyola Marymount with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles and a triple coming a HR short of becoming the first Sooner ever to hit for the cycle (3/16) ... was 3-5 with 3 runs, 3 RBI and a triple at Long Beach State (3/14) ... slashed .600/.667/.700 at the OU Tournament with 5 runs, a double and two stolen bases ... earned her first career win in her OU pitching debut with two strikeouts in 1.2 hitless innings against Incarnate Word (2/17)

Travel Ball
Played for Diamond Sports Hotshots ... in summer of 2016, hit .355 with 27 runs scored, 20 runs driven in, two home runs and 20 stolen bases and threw 135.0 innings with 136 strikeouts and 1.45 ERA

Personal
Daughter of Paul and Nina Mendes … has one sister, Brittany … was home schooled ... chose OU over Tennessee, Missouri, Texas A&M, LSU and Texas ... majoring in psychology

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