Matt Garcia

Matt  Garcia

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Sunnyslope HS

Last College:
Mesa CC

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws


02/18/2018

Men's DMR Wins Title at C-USA Indoors

Filip leads heptathlon after opening day

05/13/2017

Filip Wins Decathlon at C-USA Championships

Junior establishes new C-USA record with 7,837 points

04/08/2017

Owls Win Two Events at UH Alumni Invitational

Olguin victorious in 800m

04/06/2017

C-USA Leading 255 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner’s Honor Roll

03/17/2017

Riddle Breaks Own School Record in Hammer Throw

Owls win four events at UH Cougar Spring Break Invitational

Garcia TFRRS Results

Rice All Time Ranking (as of January 1, 2018)

(Indoors)
Weight Throw-6th
(Outdoors)
Hammer Throw-5th

AT MAJOR MEETS
2017 C-USA Indoor Championships - 13th, Weight Throw, 15.73
2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships - 5th, Hammer Throw, 57.87

PERSONAL BESTS
(Indoor)
Weight Throw – 16.23, Howie Ryan Invite, UH (2/10/17)
(Outdoor)
Hammer Throw-57.87, 2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships – (5/12/17)

2016-17
Indoor: Set a career best in the weight throw event after posting a distance of 16.23m at the Howie Ryan Invitational, where he placed fifth in the competition. Outdoor: Finished fifth at the J Fred Duckett Twilight Meet in the hammer throw...at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, finished fifth in the hammer throw as well. 

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
Was a two-time NJCAA Region I champion in the hammer throw and a two-time NJCAA All-American in the hammer throw...named to the top male GPA athlete for Mesa in 2014...NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement Award. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Sunnyslope HS in Phoenix, AZ...threw for head coach Erin Knight and helped the Vikings win a district championship along with a three-peat of the district relays...was named the Most Outstanding Thrower in 2012 and 2013 and was the 2013 Arizona DII Shot Put State champion...also played football for Coach Mike Mayfield.

PERSONAL
Full name: Matthew Steven Garcia...Parents: Steven Garcia (one sister)...College: Wiess...Major: Mechanical Engineering.
 Member of Wiess College
Wiess College

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