Joseph Rivera
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Willow Glen HS '11

Height:
5-9

Major:
Undeclared

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Ran in three races...Finished a season-best 34th at the season-opening Aggie Open (6K) in a time of 20:08.8...Placed 40th at the Hornet Jamboree (four miles) and 66th at the Doc Adams Open (8K).

AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Top Aggie finisher at Bronco Invite (10/15) with a time of 26:10.9 and Doc Adams Open (11/5) where he ran a 25:28.2... Helped lead Aggies to sixth-place finish at Stanford Invite (9/24) with an individual 8K time of 26:34.

WILLOW GLEN HS `11: Earned All-Central Coast Section accolades during his senior season... Finished fifth overall at CIF-CCS meet, helping lead Willow Glen HS to the Div. 3 title... Three-time All-Blossom Valley Athletic League first team selection, winning the conference championship in his freshman and sophomore season... Competed in track and field two years, winning the league title in the 800 and 1600 in his senior year.

PERSONAL: Son of Esther Rivera... Has one sister Kristina who attends UCLA... Has not declared a major but is interested in a career as a computer programmer.