25 Rochelle Rivera
25 Rochelle Rivera
Height: 5-2
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Westminster, Calif.
High School: Fountain Valley
Position: OF

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). 

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.