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Mendoza Learns Lesson of Patriotism in Afghanistan

Given the nature of Jessica Mendoza’s travels this year, today’s return to ASA Hall of Fame Stadium seems pretty ordinary.

The 27-year-old outfielder from Camarillo, Calif. will join Team USA in Oklahoma City today through Wednesday for the seventh stop on its “Bound 4 Beijing” exhibition tour. Here, Team USA will take on Oklahoma State, DePaul, OU and Virginia Tech.

Mendoza herself will face some of the best competition the United States has to offer.

But nothing like what she faced half a world away in January.

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Posted on: March 24, 2008