NITTANY LION CAREER
2012-13: Made two appearances for the Blue and White...Appeared in Penn State's 6-1 victory over Sacred Heart (10/20)...Fired three shots in a 4-0 win over Chatham (1/5).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Most recently played hockey for Penn State's club team in 2011-12...Played for three different teams in high school, two for Upper St. Clair HS, two for Pittsburgh Elite and the 2010-11 season for Steel City Selects...Played in 42 games while scoring 14 goals and 17 assists for Steel City in 2010-11.
Cara Lynn Mendelson was born April 14, 1993 in Upper St. Clair, Pa. to Jim and Elissa Mendelson, who attended Penn State...Grandfather, Brett Kranich, also attended PSU...Has two brothers, Sam and Matt...Majoring in marketing...Enrolled in the Sapphire Leadership Program in the Smeal School of Business.
QUOTING MENDELSON ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because it is an incredible university that offers outstanding academics, athletics and pride."