2004: Started in 48 games at third base in her first season with the program after transferring from Florida State...hit .290 and was fifth on the team with 45 hits and 11 multi-hit games...smacked nine doubles and 21 RBI's...nine of her 21 RBI's were with two outs...hit .327 with runners in scoring position, and went eight-for-11 with a runner on third base with less than two outs...was third on the squad with eight sacrifice hits...stepped up during Atlantic Sun play hitting .333, and was 10th in the league driving in 11 RBI's...opened the season at lead-off spot, and ripped a single into centerfield to begin the 2004 season...started the season going 2-4 with a RBI double and a run scored against Bethune-Cookman (01/27)...followed that up with a 3-4 performance smacking two doubles and collecting another RBI in game two against the Wildcats...went 1-3 with a RBI against McNeese (02/06)...was 1-4 with two runs scored against Indiana (02/07)...hit safely in nine straight games from February 7-28...popped a two RBI single and scored a run against Stetson (02/08)...went 3-4 with three runs scored and a stolen base in game one against Hofstra (02/17)...was 1-3 with a run scored against Cal Poly (02/20)...went 2-3 with two runs scored and a RBI in game two against St. John's (03/03)...moved to the number three spot in the line-up, and went 1-3 with a RBI against Towson (03/12)...was 2-4 with two runs scored against Akron (03/13)...had a streak of five games with a RBI from March 14-April 8...started A-Sun play 3-7 with a stolen base, four runs scored and four RBI's against Jacksonville (03/21)...went 4-7 with a RBI, two runs scored, and a stolen base against Campbell (04/08)...strung together a six game hitting streak from April 14-29...was 1-3 with a RBI double in game two against Troy (04/14)...went 2-3 with a RBI in game two against Georgia State (04/17)...went 2-5 with a double, a RBI triple, and a run scored in game two against Mercer (04/18)...went 1-2 in game one with a RBI single during three-run rally in the sixth inning against Stetson (04/29)...was 1-2 in conference tournament against Stetson (05/15).
Prior to UCF: Graduated from El Toro High School, where she played varsity softball all four years...twice named First-Team All-Seaview League...recorded a league-high .388 batting average in 1998-99...served as a captain her senior year...All-CIF Southern Sectional...started 42 games at third base for Florida State during her rookie campaign boasting a .913 fielding percentage...finished as one of the best lead-off hitters with a .423 batting average and hit .400 against lefties...came off the bench as a pinch hitter in FSU's upset of No. 1 UCLA in the 2002 College World Series...was one of only five players to finish the year with more walks (12) than strikeouts (7)...also played shortstop...saw action in 18 games as a sophomore...played for Bruce Richardson's Southern Cal Athletics.
Personal: Born Feb. 24, 1983 in Mission Viejo, Calif....daughter of Todd Lindheim and Angela and Robert Mendoza...has one brother, Nick.
Dream Lunch Companion: Keith Urban
Dream Car as a Teenager: Passat
Car I Drive Now: Chevy S-10
Favorite CD: Dave Matthews Live in NYC
On My Nightstand: Gatorade, cell phone and Ben Harper CD
Favorite Food: Grill Cheese
Celebrity Dream Date: Andy Roddick
Childhood Nickname: Crazy
TV Show I Stay Home to Watch: Viva la Bam
Biggest Phobia: Snakes
Favorite Restaurant: Chili's
Childhood Hero: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Clothing I Feel most Comfortable in: Surfing Clothes
Possesion I would Grab in a Fire: CDs and Pictures
Dream Vacation: Fiji
Person I Most Admire: Grandma
Favorite Movie: "Old School"
Favorite Book: "Purpose Driven Life"