Saw action against Providence in the season opener and at home against Lafayette ... gained experience in the system as a scout team player.
Played in three games during the season, all against Patriot League foes ... competed against Colgate (regular season), Lehigh and Holy Cross.
A member of the Mids' junior varsity team.
A letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer at East Aurora High School ... named East Aurora's MVP following the 2000 and `01 lacrosse campaigns ... guided his high school soccer team to the 2001 Western New York Section Championship with a 21-1-1 record ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Roberto Mendizabal and Ellen Trautman.
Up Close With Mendizabal
Full Name -- Federico William Mendizabal
Hometown -- East Aurora, N.Y. (East Aurora)
Born -- Nov. 12, 1982, in Lima, Peru
Major -- Systems Engineering
Service Assignment -- Marine Pilot