17 - Robert Mendez
Robert Mendez
Height: 5-8
Weight: 190
Year: Fr.
Hometown: South Setauket, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville HS
Position: D
Major: Accounting

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Saw action in four games for the Lions at his defenseman position... Collected two ground balls on the season and forced one turnover... Collected his first two collegiate ground balls in the shutout victory over Lynn University.

CAREER
Competed at Ward Melville HS under coach Mike Hoppey... Letter-winner in football and lacrosse... Named All-League Defenseman. 

PERSONAL
Born February 10.... Hobbies include playing sports, lifting weights, and hanging out with friends... Career goal is to live happily and successfully... Believes his aggressiveness, agility, and communication are his best assets to the team... Chose Saint Leo because of the campus and the winning tradition... Son of Louis and Graciela... Has one brother, Michael.