Fresno State: (2003) Personal record in the 5K was 21:19, over a minute off her record the previous year ... best 6K time was 25:40 which she ran at the Stanislaus Invitational. (2002) Ran the exact same 5K time of 22:29 at both the Santa Clara Invitational and the Fresno State Invitational ... ran a season-best 6K in 26:17 at the Stanislaus Open. (2001) Recorded a time of 14:07 in the 2-mile run during Fresno State's preseason Watermelon Run.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country at Woodlake HS ... three-time cross country team MVP ... named team captain and was awarded the coach's award.
Personal: Born Feb. 21, 1981, in Visalia, Calif. ... parents are Rosa and Nicanor Garcia ... has one brother and three sisters ... collects stuffed animals ... attends Fresno State for its excellent Liberal Studies program.