ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Will Mendez
Will Mendez
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Arlington, Va.
High School: Sidwell Friends School

2013-14 (Freshman):
Opened his collegiate career with a win Boston College’s Andrew Labadini, 11-8, 11-1, 12-10, out of the eighth spot on Dec. 6 … Bested  Arush Sabherwal of Boston University, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-7 out of the seventh position on Feb. 9.

 

Before Harvard:
Played varsity football for four years … Served as captain in his senior year … Member of the varsity track and field for two years … Recipient of the coach’s award for football in 2011 … Awarded US Squash scholar athlete award in 2010 and 2011 … Named a National Merit Commended Student and AP Scholar in 2011 … Recipient of the Dr. Jose Rizal Award from 2009-11 … Volunteered with Alexandria Seaport Foundation in 2011 … Enjoys fly-fishing, rock climbing and backpacking … Father, Kenneth Mendez ’82, captained the club gymnastics team … Uncle, Raymond Mendez ’76, played rugby … Brother, Nicholas Mendez ’15, plays rugby … Cousin Cordelia Mendez ’16, attends Harvard … Mother, Elizabeth Mendez, graduated from Penn.