Camila Mendes took on the head coaching duties for the Lady Bulldog soccer program in December of 2010 on an interim basis. Prior to assuming the role, she spent three seasons as an assistant coach.

Mendes is no stranger to Union College nor to the Lady Bulldogs as she played on the women's soccer team from 2001-04, helping the Lady Bulldogs to back-to-back NAIA National Tournament appearances in 2002 and 2003.

The Campinas, Brazil native ranks eighth in program history in goals scored (33), ninth in assists (23) and eighth in points (89). A four-time All-Conference selection, Mendes was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2004. She was also recognized as a NAIA All-American honorable mention in 2002, 2003 and 2004. In addition, Mendes was named the Union College Female Athlete of the Year in 2004-05.

After leaving Union, Mendes continued her playing career as a member of the Blackburn Rovers in England in 2005, on Requios FC in Japan in 2006 and on Real Dimension in Trinidad in 2007, helping Real Dimension capture the national championship.

In 2008, Mendes coached Naparima U16 Boys team in Trinidad.

Women's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2010 Women's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Kelsey Gregory*SOMF5-5Russellville, Ky.
Neidra Lundy*FRG5-7London, KY
2Casey CamargoSOD5-5Lexington, Ky.
3Ashley HallSRF5-5Hazard, Ky.
4Jessica BrandnerSRD5-3Independence, Ky.
5Heather PriceFRD5-6Bowling Green, KY
6Jenn SckirlSOMF5-4Edmonton, Canada
7Stephanie CagleJRMF5-5Independence, Ky.
8Chelsi WallsJRF5-6Stanford, Ky.
11Renata PeixotoSRMF5-6Brasilia, Brazil
13Danielle GilbertFRD5-4Ft. Thomas, Ky.
14Olivia BrockJRMF5-7Hebron, Ky.
15Stephanie BurtonSOG5-6Queensland, Australia
17Nikki JeckSOMF5-1Richmond, Ky.
18Morgan StuckFRMF4-11Shepardsville, KY
19Kristina KirkJRD5-6Versailles, Ky.
20Hannah GoinsSRMF5-4Corbin, Ky.
21Patricia NardySRG5-7Sao Paulo, Brazil
22Nichole GrindlerSOG5-9Manteno, IL
* Redshirt
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