Tony Mendoza
Tony Mendoza
Weight: 149
Year: Fr.
Hometown: St. Selma, Calif.
Class: 149

2018-19 season: Placed 5th at Luther College Open (Silver division 149 pounds); Placed 4th at Coe College Invitational (149 pounds); Placed 1st at Central College Invitational (Gold division 149 pounds); Placed second at NJCAA Central District tournament at 149 pounds to qualify for national tournament (2-10-19); Placed 5th at NJCAA National Tournament at 149 pounds (March 1-2, 2019).

Luther College Open (Silver division 149 pounds)

Drew Scharenbrock (Wisconsin) tech. fall Mendoza, 20-5; Mendoza tech. fall Davon Gillespie (NIACC), 18-0; Mendoza pinned Kyle Mitchell (RCTC), 2:41; Mendoza dec. Robert Christman (Loras), 9-2; Mendoza major dec. Reilly Dolan (Cornell College), 14-6; Mendoza dec. Tyler Zeman (RCTC), 9-8.

Coe College Invitational (149 pounds)

Mendoza dec. Cole Denny (NEOSHO), 3-1; Mendoza dec. Anthony Rink (North Central), 4-3; Trevor Anderson pinned Mendoza, 6:08; Brenner Vogan (NEOSHO) dec. Mendoza, 3-2.

Iowa Central dual (149 pounds)

Yar Aldiva (IC) dec. Mendoza, 11-5.

Iowa Western dual (149 pounds)

Mendoza pinned Melvin Hernandez, 2:22.

Central College Invitational (Gold division 149 pounds)

Mendoza pinned Brendan Crews (Morningside), N/A; Mendoza dec. Zac Funderburk (Briar Cliff), 6-3;
Mendoza dec. Dakota Drenth (Morningside), 9-3; Mendoza dec. Robert Areyano (Central College), 4-2.

Cloud County CC dual (149 pounds)

Austin Eldredge (CC) pinned Mendoza, 1:12.

Northeastern JC (Kan.) dual (149 pounds)

Mendoza dec. Maverick Keigher, 7-3.

NE Oklahoma dual (149 pounds)

Mendoza dec. Kendon Lee, 5-4.

Iowa Central dual (149 pounds)

Mendoza dec. Yar Aldiva, 3-2.

Iowa Western dual (149 pounds)

Mendoza won by forfeit.

NJCAA Central District (At Mason City) (149 pounds)

Mendoza pinned Melvin Hernandez (Iowa Western), 7:59; Cardeionte Wilson (Ellsworth) dec. Mendoza, 7-6 (TB-2).

NJCAA National Tournament (At Council Bluffs) (149 pounds)

Enkhbold Sukhbaatar (Northwest Kansas) dec. Mendoza, 7-3; Mendoza dec. Kollin Wade (Colby), 11-5; Mendoza pinned Kattrell Jackson (Niagara), 3:09; Mendoza (N) major dec. Maverick Keigher (Northeastern), 16-5; Mendoza dec. Tyler Zeman (Rochester), 7-3; Mendoza dec. Kolby Drogmeier (Barton), 9-6; Austin Eldredge (Cloud County) dec. Mendoza, 3-2 (TB-2); Mendoza won by medical forfeit over Enkhbold Sukhbaatar (Northwest Kansas).

2018-19 record: 23-8 with 5 pins, 2 major decisions and 1 technical fall.

Career record: 23-8 with 5 pins, 2 major decisions and 1 technical fall.