Jeremy Mendoza wrestled at ASU and had a JUDO background.
From his ASU profile:
2004-05: Returned to original weight class of 125 pounds and went 26-8 overall...went 2-2 at the NCAA tournament as the No. 12 seed...both victories came by fall...placed fourth at the Pac-10 Championships after medically forfeiting the third-place bout...opened the year with a 9-0 record that included the Fullerton Open title and an 11-5 upset of No. 13 Grant Nakamura of Iowa State (11-5)...went 7-1 in Pac-10 duals and 13-3 in all duals...also had a 10-bout winning streak that was snapped in the semifinals of the conference tournament...won six bouts by fall, two by technical fall and four by major decision... 2003-04: Jumped up two weight classes to earn the starting nod at 141...finished 12-18 on the season...opened the season 0-6 before winning five of his next six matches...was 2-3 at the Pac-10 Championships placing sixth...six of his losses came to nationally ranked opponents...competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions going 2-2... 2002-03: Stepped into the starting line up and went 14-13 in his true freshman campaign...was 2-2 in his first conference meet...losses came to second and third-place finishers.
High School: A 2002 graduate of Temecula Valley High School in Temecula, Calif....lettered three times in wrestling...compiled a 133-27 record with 28 wins by fall...two-time all-CIF and all-county selections...three-time all-Southwestern League...won the Canyon Springs Cougar Classic and also was named Most Outstanding Wrestler...made it to the semifinals of the state tournament...highest state finish was sixth...captain of his squad as a senior...also won a national championship in judo.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education...parents are John and Olivia Mendoza...has three siblings: JT, Joey and Beth...brother JT was a wrestler at Phoenix College...hobbies include fishing and body boarding...born March 24, 1984, in Mesa, Ariz....full name is Jeremy Ray Mendoza.