Matt Garcia

Matt  Garcia

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Sunnyslope HS

Last College:
Mesa CC

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws


05/11/2018

Seven Up: Filip Wins C-USA Decathlon

Senior's 7th career C-USA title; five Owls earn all-conference honors

04/12/2018

Men's Track & Field Midseason Review

Where the Owls stand at the halfway point

04/12/2018

School Record and C-USA High 256 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll

04/06/2018

Card-Childers Wins Decathlon at Carl Knight Invitational

Junior records PR of 7294 points

03/16/2018

Owls Shine in Throws at Outdoor Opener

Ugwunze wins hammer throw and shot put

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.
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Wiess College

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