3 Mariah Cochiolo
3 - Mariah Cochiolo
Height: 5-5
Year: JR
Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
High School: St. Joseph HS
Position: UTL
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 2V

2012 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 46 of a possible 49 games with all 45 starts coming at catcher … finished second among Mustangs with eight doubles, three home runs, 17 RBI and eight multi-hit games … finished with a team-leading five multi-RBI games, topping out with a career-high three during Cal Poly’s 14-7 victory against No. 22 Nebraska (Feb. 25) … homered against Cal State Fullerton (April 1), at Pacific (April 29) and at Fresno State (April 9), where her seventh-inning shot extended the game before Cal Poly prevailed in10 innings, 4-3 … batted .421 (8-for-19) in leadoff situations.

2011 (Freshman)
Started during 33 of 39 appearances, splitting time between third (19 starts) and first (12) base … swatted first collegiate home run against UC Santa Barbara (April 10), one day after collecting a season-high two RBI versus the Gauchos … registered season-best two hits at Cal State Fullerton (April 17).

St. Joseph HS (Santa Maria, Calif.)
Four-time All-Los Padres League selection and three-time All-California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section honoree … named Most Valuable Player of the Los Padres League in 2010 after batting .354 with a .563 slugging percentage and 25 runs … as a junior in 2009, paced all LPL players with a .415 batting average, a .638 slugging percentage and five homers … hit .340 as a sophomore, scored 25 times and finished 11-for-11 in steal attempts … batted .409 as a freshman … member of the California Velocity club program … also a three-year letterwinner in soccer.

Personal
Daughter of Anthony and Stacy Cochiolo … has one brother, Jake, and one sister, Danika … majoring in graphic communications … five-time member of the Dean’s List at Cal Poly (Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2012) … biggest thrill as a student-athlete is “suiting up against ranked opponents in front of a large crowd.” … career ambition is to design labels for wine bottles … named as a scholar-athlete and to the Dean’s List at St. Joseph HS … Mariah Sheree Cochiolo was born on Aug. 23, 1992 in Santa Maria, Calif.