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Kelly Mendoza
Player Profile:
Kelly Mendoza 1261683
Position: Driver
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alamo, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista
Experience: 1 Letter
Cal Success:
• Had 27 goals in 31 matches as a true freshman in 2011
• Scored two goals in the NCAA semifinal victory over UCLA and had a goal against Stanford in the national title match
• Was a member of the 2011 MPSF All-Freshman Team and was a Superior selection on the ACWPC All-Academic team

National/High School Success:
• Competed for the United States at the 2011 World Junior Championships in Trieste, Italy
• Five-time USA Water Polo All-American and current member of the Junior National Team
• Help Team USA to a gold medal at the 2008 Global Championships in Brisbane, Australia
• MVP of 2007 and 2008 Junior Olympics
• Three-time High School All-American and three-time All-North Coast Section
• Helped Monte Vista High School to a 107-4 record and four-straight North Coast Section titles
• Monte Vista's all-time leading scorer with 330 goals

• Mother, Maureen O'Toole-Purcell, is an Olympic water polo legend and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, former Cal head coach from 1996-98 and now volunteer assistant
• Undeclared major

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