In the longest NCAA women's championship game in history, USC beats Stanford 10-9 in sudden death.
Trojans take down Hawai'i 16-9 in NCAA Semifinals to play it all in Boston.
Trojans score 27 unanswered goals to beat Pomona-Pitzer in NCAA First Round.
Top-seeded Women of Troy take aim at a fourth national championship this week in Boston.
Trojans post their biggest win over the Cardinal since 2010 to claim third conference crown.
THIS SEASON: Kelly Mendoza enters her first season at USC as a transfer from California.
AT CAL: Mendoza scored 27 goals as a true freshman at Cal in 2011 and added 16 as a sophomore in 2012... Named to 2011 MPSF All-Freshman Team and earned ACWPC All-Academic honors... Scored twice in Cal's 2011 NCAA Semifinal victory over UCLA.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Mendoza has been a member of the U.S Junior National Team, competing at the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships... Won bronze at the 2009 Junior World Championships... Also won gold with the U.S. Junior National Team at the 2008 Global Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Mendoza was a three-time all-CIF North Coast Section honoree out of Monte Vista High in Danville, Calif.... Also a three-time high school All-American... Won four straight NCS titles as Monte Vista went 107-4 during her high school career... Stands as Monte Vista's all-time leading scorer with 330 career goals... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Mendoza is majoring in American studies and hopes to pursue a career either as a designer or as a public relations executive... Mother is Maureen O'Toole-Purcell, a 2000 Olympic silver medalist who also attended USC... Enjoys driving along PCH, swimming in the ocean, designing outfits and cooking in her free time... Lists her mother as her biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to stick her hand in a perfectly good cake... Would like to travel to Costa Rica... Born. March 21, 1992.