Jessica Mendoza is a baseball broadcaster for ESPN and former professional softball player. At Stanford University, Mendoza was a four-time First Team All-American outfielder for the Stanford Cardinal from 1999 to 2002, as well as a member of the United States women's national softball team from 2004 to 2010. She won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, and a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She played professionally in National Pro Fastpitch. Mendoza owns numerous Cardinal records. She is currently a member of the broadcast team for ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball and made history by being the first female analyst to broadcast an MLB playoff game. In early 2019, Mendoza joined the New York Mets in a baseball operations advisory role and will continue her broadcasting duties.