Mendez, 20, registered two goals in 13 competitive appearances with the Boys in Blue during the 2017 season. He garnered Man of the Match accolades after tallying a goal in a 5-0 preseason victory against Hope College on April 22.
The 6-foot forward recently completed his sophomore year at Aquinas College and ranked among the team leaders with 13 goals (1st), six game-winning goals (1st) and eight assists (T1st) in 18 starts. A native of Guatemala, Mendez was named the WHAC Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 16 and was honored as a First-Team All-WHAC selection in November.
Prior to transferring to the Saints, Mendez began his collegiate career at Davenport University in 2015. During his lone season with the Panthers, Mendez recorded six goals and two assists in 22 appearances. Alex is the younger brother of GRFC and Aquinas alumnus Aldony Mendez, who scored once for the Boys in Blue during their inaugural 2015 GLPL campaign.
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