8 Edwin Rivas
8 Edwin Rivas
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Position: Forward
Major: Kinesiology
Previous School: Santee Educational Complex


Edwin Rivas completed his first season for the Matadors as a redshirt freshman in 2011. Rivas scored five goals and had 10 points, good for third on the team in scoring and tied for the team lead in goals. His goal in the final minutes at then-No. 7 UCLA was the game winner for Northridge as the Matadors completed a 3-2 come-from-behind victory for their first win on the road against the Bruins in school history. Rivas also took 41 shots and had 15 on goal and was named an All-Big West Honorable Mention for his performance on the field.


Rivas redshirted the 2010 season.

Santee Educational Complex

Rivas was a three-sport athlete at Santee, earning a starting role for the football team as a cornerback and the basketball team as a point guard in addition to playing forward on the soccer team. He graduated in 2010.