Garcia drives in a pair of two-out runs, but Louisville's offense tallies 20 hits in the loss.
Arizona scores seven in the fourth to put the game out of reach.
Tigers score five runs in the bottom of the eight to back strong pitching performance.
Fourth-seeded Tigers will open with top-seeded Wildcats on ESPNU at 10 p.m.
Tigers will play Oklahoma for the Big 12 Championship tomorrow at 1:05 p.m.
Missouri Baseball vs. Kansas State - April 21, 2012
* 2010 Academic All-Big 12 Conference
Hit .200 in 11 games (seven starts) while scoring four runs in limited action with the Tigers in 2011.
Had six hits, including a double during the season.
Went 305 with a run scored against UIC (3/5) and went 2-4 with a run scored in the previous game at Charlotte (2/27).
Had a hit in his first collegiate game against Washington on Feb. 20.
Recorded a hit in back-to-back games played on March 6 vs. TCU and March 10 vs. Western Illinois.
Had a hit and walked twice, scoring three times, against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 24.
Went 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI against Texas A&M on March 28.
Homered and drove in five runs against SIU-Edwardsville on April 6.
Had two hits and drove in a pair of runs against Oklahoma on April 11.
Recorded two hits in each game of the doubleheader vs. Kansas State on April 25.
Was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored against Kansas on May 8.
Had two hits in the series finale vs. Kansas.
Redshirted the 2009 season.
Had an average of .409 as a senior for St. Charles West High School ... Hit two home runs, 11 doubles and 22 RBI ... Was a first team all-conference selection in 2008 ... Named second team all-conference in 2007 ... Team won conference championship in 2007 ... Was also a wrestling first team all-conference selection in 2008 and qualified for the state wrestling tournament in 2007.
Born in Bedford, Texas ... Son of Damon Plackis and Mark and Cindy Wiederholt ... Majoring in biology with plans to attend medical school.
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