Mia Ochoa graduated in 2013 from Whitharral High school in Whitharral, Texas where she was a four year starter for the Lady Panthers helping them advance to the girl’s state basketball tournament in Austin, Texas in 2011, 2012 and before capturing the state championship in 2013 with Ochoa being named to the All-State team for those three years. After graduating High school, Mia attended South Plains College in Levelland, Texas where she was a part of the Lady Texans basketball team.
After her freshman year, Ochoa transferred to Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas and played for the Lady Plainsman and graduated with her Associates degree in applied Science. Ochoa moved on to attend and play at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. After a solid junior year at Sul Ross, She injured her ankle her senior year and could not start the year with the team. Not long after the injury, Ochoa joined the coaching staff as a student assistant for the Lady Lobos basketball team. She is currently finishing up her Bachelor’s degree online and is scheduled to graduate in December. After graduation, she plans to continue her education and work towards receiving her Master’s degree in Kinesiology.