20 - Ross Rivera
Ross Rivera
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Year: So.
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.
High School: El Diamente HS
Previous College: College of the Sequoias
Position: F

Rivera is a 6-7 forward from College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif. He grey-shirted last season, improving his game and his body. He averaged 16.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in his lone season at COS. He tallied six double-doubles on the season, scoring in double figures in all but one game of the 2010-11 season. Ross scored a career-best 26 points three times as a freshman. Leading College of the Sequoias to the tournament title at the Cuesta College Tournament in November, he earned Most Valuable Player honors. Ross attended El Diamante High School in his hometown of Visalia, Calif. In his senior year, he averaged 21.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. He earned All-West Yosemite League honors in 2009 from MaxPreps.com. He will enter Pacific as a sophomore.

"Ross is a very skilled post player," said Thomason. "He is a very smart player with excellent court sense. We are very excited in what he will bring to our program."