Ritchie Ortiz

Class: Sophomore
Weight: 157 pounds
Major: Business
Hometown: Pacoima, CA
Previous School: Crespi High School

College: Ortiz is entering his second year wrestling for the Red Hawks.

High School: Ortiz competed in three years of varsity wrestling at Crespi High School. He also played football. His athletic honors include being a state qualifier, section placer, and a champion of character recipient. He was also on the Principal's Honor Roll and was a scholar-athlete.

Personal: Ritchie is the son of Richard Ortiz. His hobbies include strumming his six string, surfing, mountainbiking, and hiking. His career goal is to become an international business owner.

Reason for coming to Simpson: "I wanted to be one of the first athletes to wrestle for Simpson, and I wanted to explore new ideas and gain a greater understanding about my walk with Jesus."