12 Briana Rios
12 Briana Rios
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Modesto, Calif.
High School: Central Catholic
Position: LHP
Major: Public Health Science

2013-14 Action Photos

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014: Appeared in 19 games, starting seven … had a record of 1-5 … pitched 41.1 innings … posted a 4.57 ERA … struck out 23 batters ... pitched 3.0 innings and struck out one against Kentucky on Feb. 6 … recorded three strikeouts vs. Oklahoma on Feb. 8 … pitched 6.0 innings and struck out five against Sacramento State on Feb. 21 … recorded one strikeout against Iowa State on Feb. 23 … struck out two vs. Seattle on Mar. 1 … vs. UC Davis on Mar. 1 pitched 3.0 innings and struck out one … struck out one against Seattle on Mar. 2 … recorded three strikeouts again Fairleigh Dickinson on Mar. 8 … allowed zero earned runs in 3.0 innings pitched vs. Grand Canyon on Mar. 22 … struck out four at Pacific on Apr. 5 … recorded two strikeouts at Pacific on Apr. 6.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Appeared in 21 games and started 10 games … had 18 strikeouts … struck out one while pitching 1.0 inning vs. Pacific on Feb. 9 … struck out six and gave away no runs while pitching 6.2 innings vs. Idaho State on Feb. 24 … threw three strike outs while pitching 2.1 hit or run less innings vs. Oklahoma State on Mar. 8 … threw two strike outs vs. Northern Iowa on Mar. 9 … struck out three while pitching 7.0 innings vs. BYU on Apr. 19 … pitched 2.0 innings vs. USD on May 5. 

2011-12 Action Photos

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Was a key part of Santa Clara’s pitching staff as a true freshman … started 13 games and was called upon in relief on 16 occasions … posted a team-leading 5.59 ERA through 29 total appearances and 85-plus innings … struck out 35 batters and won three games, including a complete-game victory over LMU (Mar. 31) in the team’s Pacific Coast Softball Conference (PCSC) opener … fanned a season-high five batters and allowed just two runs in that 6-2 victory over LMU (Mar. 31) … pitched four innings of three-hit softball in an early-season game at Fresno State (Feb. 18) … picked up her first win by pitching three solid innings of relief during an extra-inning game against Northern Colorado (Feb. 25) … also defeated Brown (Mar. 24) with three quality innings of relief … finished the year by throwing a scoreless inning at Stanford (May 1).

One of the best pitchers in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) as a four-year varsity starter at Central Catholic High School in Modesto, Calif. … named an All-WAC performer for three-straight seasons … helped Central Catholic advance into the CIF playoffs as a junior and senior – the first time the Raiders had qualified since the early 90’s … named Central Catholic’s Female Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2010-11 and was a nominee for the Dale Lacky Award, given to the San Joaquin Section’s top student-athlete … competed with the Concord Bears club team, helping the team qualify for the 18 Gold Nationals in Marietta, Ga. … also earned varsity letters in basketball and tennis.

PERSONAL: Born in Modesto, Calif. … daughter of Jose and Barbara Rios … has one older brother, Matthew … outstanding student, meeting the qualifications for academic all-league honors as a prep … majoring in Public Health Science.