OCHOA'S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
JUNIOR (2012): Made 16 appearances out of the bullpen...recorded three-straight shutout outings, April 17-23.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in 20 games in relief...was 5-2 with a pair of saves and 3.11 ERA...first-collegiate save came in season-opener at Cal State Bakersfield, Feb. 18 with one inning, including two strikeouts...struck out four in three innings to pick up save against UC Santa Barbara, Feb. 26...did not allow an earned run in 2 1/3 innings to earn victory against Dallas Baptist, March 8...notched victory with 2 2/3 innings without allowing an earned run against Utah Valley, March 12...pitched 2 2/3 innings of shutout ball for win against Gonzaga, March 29...outing capped 9 2/3 innings over four appearances without allowing an earned run while garnering three victories...three-shutout innings against BYU, April 26 for win...victory over Portland, May 17 with 2 2/3 innings of shutout work...five wins in relief tied for seventh on Cougar single-season list and seven in career tied for ninth...All-Pac-10 Academic Second Team.
FRESHMAN (2010): Appeared in 15 games, including one start...posted 2-2 record...struck out 20 batters in 29 innings.
OCHOA'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-year letterwinner in baseball for head coach Rich Warin... played center in basketball...all-state selection...league MVP...team captain.
Richard Rio Ochoa...age 22...born in San Clemente, Calif...father Mario and mother Julie...one brother.