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CSUB Track & Field BIO
 Luis Mendez

2016 (FRESHMAN): Competed in shot put and hammer throw for the ‘Runners…Posted second-best shot put mark of 44-07.25 to finish fifth at Cal Poly…CSUB and personal season-best shot put of 44-08.25 came in eighth-place finish at WAC Outdoors…Second-best hammer throw (124-03) of season came at WAC Outdoors to finish 10th…Season-best hammer (125-10) came at Fresno State in eighth-place finish…Earned Academic All-WAC.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Santa Fe High School...Coaches were Samuel and Devon Sherman and Daniel Williford...Helped Ravens win High Desert League Championship in 2014 and 2015…Personal best in the shot put was 49-11.50…Graduated with a 3.7 GPA and was inducted into the National Honors Society…Also competed in football for the Ravens and was named First Team All-League in 2014 and 2015.

PERSONAL: Born Mar. 29, 1997...Son of Jorge Mendez and Barbara Wallace...Plans to art and hopes to teach art and coach or go into animations.

Position: Throws
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: California City, Calif.
High School: California City HS
Experience: High School
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