Fresno State:(2001) Ran a season-best time of 28:50 at the UC Irvine Invitational, the first meet of the season ... saw limited competition.(2000) Ran a season-best time of 27:22 at the Stanislaus Invitational ? placed 57th at the Fresno State Invitational with a time of 28:36.(1999) Ran a season-best 28:51 at the Stanford Invitational ? placed 46th with a time of 29:39 at the Fresno State Invitational ? took 18th with a time of 22:10 in a four-mile race at the Stanislaus Invitational.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner in cross country and a two-year letter winner in track ? received Most Improved and Most Valuable Runner award in 1996 ? earned Coaches Award and all-league honors in 1997.
Personal: Born March 5, 1980 ? parents are Jose and Diana Garcia ? has two older brothers, Juan and Robert, and two younger brothers, Jose and Miguel ? enjoys playing all sports ? favorite athlete is Barry Sanders ? chose to attend Fresno State because of its excellent physical therapy program.