Hometown: Naples, Fla.
DAMARYS AT A GLANCE: Look for big things if healthy ... Outstanding attacking player ... Great pace and skill.
REDSHIRT (2008): Did not participate.
JUNIOR (2007): Started 15 of 17 games ... Aided the team with two goals ... Second on the team with three assists ... scored two game-winning goals.
SOPHOMORE (2006): Started all 17 games ... Recorded three goals and one assist to tally seven points ... Contributed first goal in 3-1 win over St. Thomas ... Prevented a shutout by Florida Southern with a goal assisted by teammate Shannon Miller.
FRESHMAN (2005): Scored first career goal in 3-0 victory over Tusculum on Sept. 2 ... Recorded six assists, including two in a 3-1 win over Saint Leo on Oct. 5 ... Earned 12 starts out of 15 appearances.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: A four-year letter winner for coach Ray Morgan at Barron Collier High ... Served as team captain her junior and senior years ... Scored 13 goals, including a hat-trick against North Fort Myers, and had 20 assists as a senior ... Accounted for three game-winners ... Led the Cougars to three straight district titles ... A 2003 state ODP selection ... Her Naples Youth U-17 club won the 2002 Cocoa Expo Cup.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Hans and Francisca Mendez ... Has older sister Giselle and younger sister Jessie ... Majoring in excercise science.