|High School:||Fountain Valley|
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.