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Dawg’s Mendoza sign with OJC

Samantha signs her NLI as her dad and mom, Louie and Doreen, siblings and Bulldawg coach Abney watch.

Congratulations to Samantha Mendoza, who signed her national letter of intent to play for Otero Junior College.

Samantha was consistent contributor to the Lady ‘Dawgs program, where as a sophomore, she helped the program advance to the Final Four in the 2010 New Mexico State Tournament.

Her stats and awards speak for themselves:

  • 14.2 PPG
  • 3.4 APG
  • 75 steals
  • 55 deflections
  • All-Tournament Team 2012 Rio Rancho Tournament
  • All-Tournament Team 2011/2012 Holiday Hooplas
  • 2011 All-District
  • 2012 District 3-5A Player of the Year
  • South All-Star

Otero Junior College, located in La Junta, Colorado, has seen its share of recent success in the women’s basketball program. Led by seventh year head coach Taylor Wagner, the Lady Rattlers advanced to the Elite 8 in the 2012 NJCAA Tournament.

Good luck, Samantha!