The Eagles defeat Binghamton in straight sets, 3-0
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Recorded five kills and three service aces against USC-Upstate (8/30)...posted eight kills, seven digs, and a block assist at Western Carolina (8/30)...tallied nine kills, four digs, and two block assists against UNC-Asheville (8/31)...posted six kills, an assist, and a dig against Wright State (8/31)...had three kills, three service aces, and six digs against Bryant (9/7)...registered six kills, two service aces, and five digs against Hampton (9/8)...charted five kills, three service aces, and seven digs in a win over Fordham (9/13)...recorded 10 kills and a career-high 21 digs along with three assists and a block solo at Columbia (9/13)...posted nine kills, 11 digs, and a service ace versus Binghamton (9/14)...notched five kills, eight digs, and a block at Pittsburgh (10/18)...had two kills, an assist, a service ace, and a dig at Maryland (10/20)...posted six kills, an assist and a block assist against Clemson (10/25)...logged a career-high 11 kills to go with a service ace and two digs against Georgia Tech (10/27).
AS A FRESHMAN (2012) Played in 45 sets and 23 matches ... served 75 times and landed nine aces ... totaled six digs and three kills at Virginia Tech (11/9) ... posted three digs and two service aces versus Georgia Tech (10/28) ... registered three kills, five digs, a block assist, an assist, and an ace at UNC (10/20) ... notched four digs, two aces, and an assist at Northeastern (9/14) ... tallied four service aces, three digs, two kills, and two block assists in win over George Washington (9/8) ... recorded a kill and a dig in collegiate debut against Siena (8/25) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
BEFORE BC Three-time All-State selection at Colégio Positivo ... five-year captain ... named Best Attack in Curitiba two times ... led her team to the Copa Providencia Championship ... voted Best Serve of the Copa Providencia Championship ... an active member of Brazil's Junior National Team player pool, she has been a finalist (top 18 player in the nation) for the U18 World Cup and South American Tournament teams.
PERSONAL Born in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil ... father is Simeão Bueno Mendes Filho and mother is Jocelana do Rocio Bueno Mendes ... has a younger sister Carolina Bueno Mendes ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... pursuing a degree in communications.
SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS KILLS:11 (at Georgia Tech, 10/27/13) ASSISTS: 1 (2x, last at North Carolina, 10/20/12) DIGS:21 (at Columbia, 9/13/13) SERVICE ACES: 4 (vs. George Washington, 9/8/12) BLOCK SOLOS: --- BLOCK ASSISTS: 2 (2x, last vs. Connecticut, 9/15/12) TOTAL BLOCKS: 2 (2x, last vs. Connecticut, 9/15/12) POINTS: 7.0 (vs. George Washington, 9/8/12)