Missouri Baseball vs. Illinois - Busch Stadium, St. Louis - April 11, 2012
Rebounded from a slow start to hit .303 over the final 48 games.
Finished the season with a .276 average and an OBP of .387 and drove in 26 runs while scoring 29 more.
Had a pair of walk-off hits against Oklahoma (3/25) and against Oklahoma State in the second round of the Big 12 Tournament (5/26). His two walk-off hits in 2011 were a team-best.
Homered in back-to-back games against Eastern Illinois and Missouri State (4/26-4/27).
Stole 14 bases in 16 attempts, making him the Tigers' most efficient base stealer in 2011.
Finished 2011 ranked second on the team in walks with 34, helping him to an OBP of .387.
Played every position along the infield in 2011 and swung his hottest bat while playing first base, starting with the Baylor series. That move helped spark the Tigers' turnaround in the second half.
Despite playing all four infield positions, Garcia - a shortstop by trade - committed just 11 errors.
Tallied back-to-back multiple RBI games on April 26 and 27 against Eastern Illinois and Texas A&M.
Had four RBI after going 3-5 with a run scored against Texas Tech (5/13), helping Mizzou to a series-opening win over the Red Raiders.
Went 1-3 with a pivotal two-out hit and a pair of RBI in the series finale against Texas Tech (5/15).
Played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League over the summer, and led the league in hitting and OBP during the month of July.
Was third on the team with 11 doubles on the year.
Doubled against Boston College on Feb. 28.
Had a four-game hitting streak between March 7-12.
Went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI on Xavier on March 12.
Put together a six-game hitting streak from March 18-26.
Was 3-for-4 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored in the opener of the North Dakota series.
Had two hits in the second game of the North Dakota series and drove in three in the third game against UND.
Homered in game three vs. North Dakota.
Hit two home runs and drove in six runs against Purdue on March 30.
Tripled and drove in two runs in the win over SIU-Edwardsville.
Opened the series at Texas Tech by going 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and three RBI.
Had one hit in each of the last two games of the TTU series.
Was 5-for-15 in the three-game series with Kansas, including a home run in the opener and a double in game two.
Went 2-for-4 with a double against Texas on May 21.
Closed the Texas series by going 2-for-5 with a home run, a double and two RBI.
Led the team in batting average, hits and RBI all for years at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, Texas ... Was an all-state selection in 2008 and 2009 by the Texas High School Coaches Association ... Was an all-district first team selection in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and was a second team honoree in 2006 ... Named to the all-Central Texas team by the Coaches and Austin American Statesman in his junior and seniors seasons ... Hit .480 with eight home runs, 17 doubles and 47 RBI as a senior ... Had 17 doubles and scored 36 runs in 2009 ... Had a career batting average of .425 with eight homers, 42 doubles and 120 RBI ... Named to the Rawlings All-Region team ... Team was the Bi-District Co-Champion in 2007 and claimed the Bi-District Champion in 2009 ... Was an Academic All-State selection and a Texas Scholar in 2009 ... Earned a spot on the Academic All-District team in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Recognized as a "Texas Scholar" in 2009.
Born Feb. 18, 1991, in Kingsville, Texas ... Son of Angel and Sindi Garcia ... Is a biological science major at Mizzou.