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Melisa Mendes
33  Melisa Mendes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evreux, France

Last College:
Northwest Florida State College

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
JC

03/28/2012

Miners Garner Academic Honors From Conference USA

Miners Receive 15 Academic Awards

03/27/2012

138 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

138 student-athletes earn placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

03/16/2012

UTEP To Challenge #11/12 Penn State In First-Round Of NCAA Tournament

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03/06/2012

Top-Seed UTEP Opens 2012 C-USA Championships On Thursday

Miners To Play Winner Of (8) UCF & (9) Southern Miss At 4 P.M. MST

02/29/2012

UTEP To Wrap Regular Season At UAB

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03/18/2012

AP Photos: UTEP vs. Penn State

UTEP vs. Penn State

03/18/2012

UTEP vs Penn State. RD 1 of NCAA Tournament. Photos by IPA

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02/26/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Rice (2/26/12)

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02/26/2012

UTEP vs Rice. Senior Day. Photo by IPA

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02/23/2012

UTEP beats SMU, crowned CUSA Champs! Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

PRIOR TO UTEP: All-conference performer for Northwest Florida State, who will have two seasons of eligibility with the Miners ... ranked second on her squad in scoring (10.2 ppg) while also pitching in 2.5 apg, 2.4 rpg and 1.9 spg on the way to reaping 2011 first-team All-Panhandle conference accolades ... connected on 45 percent of her attempts from the floor ... drilled 46 three pointers ... she helped guide NWF State to a record of 24-7 overall, including a 7-5 mark in league play that propelled the squad to a second-place finish in both the conference and state ... team was ranked for most of the year and finished eighth in the final NJCAA Coaches' top-25 poll.

strong>PERSONAL: Daughter of Alexandre and Helena Mendes ... has two brothers and three sisters ... is a kinesiology major ... began playing basketball at the age of nine ... her favorite basketball player is Allen Iverson ... enjoys watching sports on TV, spending time with her family and social media activities in her free time ... born 1/27/88 (Evreux, France).

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