2011-12 (junior): Recorded the top time on the team for the 200-yard and 400-yard individual medley with times of 2:12.05 and 4:40.20 at the NAIA National Championships... Had the second best time on the team in the 200-yard breaststroke at 2:26.84.
2009-10(freshman): At the PCSC Championship Meet, finished 11th in the 400 medley (4:42.25), 15th in the 200 breast (2:28.95) and 21st in the 200 medley (season-best 2:12.44) ... Also posted career-bests in the 100 free (57.96) and 100 breast (1:10.48) ... Recorded season-bests in 100 back (1:08.53) and 100 fly (1:01.90).
HIGH SCHOOL: Swam four years for head coach Tony Moreno at Schurr High School in Montebello, Calif. ... Was a three-time CIF finalist and was the CIF runner-up in the 200 IM as a 2008 junior ... Was a seven-time Almont League champion, setting the league records in the 200 IM (2:11.40) and 100 fly (59.57) ... Was the 2008 Schurr Swimmer of the Year after qualifying for the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet ... Also named team MVP as a 2006 freshman, sharing the honor with her sister, Malia ... Qualified for, but was unable to compete, in the CIF finals as a 2009 senior.
PERSONAL: Born April 18, 1991 in Whittier, Calif. to Ralph (occupational therapist) and Yo (executive assistant) Garcia ... Has an older sister (Malia, former member of the Cougar swimming & diving team) ... Majoring in business administration with an emphasis in international business ... Would like to go into merchandising ... Enjoys surfing, snowboarding and fashion ... Competed three years in Hawaii's Waikiki Roughwater Swim, a 2.4-mile event in which she took third place as a 15-year old (15-18 age group) and again in 2008 as a 17-year old.