|High School:||Fountain Valley|
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Started in 28 games, primarily in rightfield … appeared in 41 of the team’s 54 games … ended the year on a six-game hitting streak, doubling and knocking in two runs against St. Mary’s (Apr. 22) and registering two hits against CSU Bakersfield (Apr. 28) … stole three bases and scored nine runs … had hits in back-to-back games against Brown (Mar. 23) and UC Riverside (Mar. 25) … scored runs in back-to-back games against Sacramento State (Apr. 7) and Pacific (April 11).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Lefty slapper whose season was cut short due to injury in late March and did not play during the league schedule … started in nine early-season games and scored three runs … made eight starts in the outfield and one as the designated player … batted first or second in the order three times and six others in the nine spot … walked and scored as a pinch-hitter in the season-opener against San Jose State (Feb. 20) … registered her first collegiate hit in the second part of that doubleheader at San Jose State (Feb. 20) … had hits in back-to-back games at the Colorado State Classic in Fort Collins against Colorado State (Mar. 4) and vs. Sacred Heart (Mar. 5).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Fountain Valley High School in Southern Calif. ... was named Fountain Valley's Offensive Player of the Year and drew praise as a second team all-league honoree ... was a four-year softball letterwinner and also played one season of soccer.
PERSONAL: Born in Fountain Valley, Calif. ... daughter of Tim and Dawn Rivera ... has one younger sister, Cerissa ... Mathematics major.