Stephen Garcia
Stephen Garcia
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fresno, CA
High School: Central HS
Position: Sprints
Major: Biology
2017-2018 Track
 
Competed in eight meets for his first year as a Gaucho. Won the 400m at the Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet in 49.64. Also won the UC Riverside/Cal Poly Tri Meet in 50.33. Lowered his season's best time in the 400m four meets in a row leading up to the Cal Poly Dual Meet where he set a personal best in 49.03 to take second. Finished off the season at the Big West Conference Championships where he helped the 4x400m relay take second place in 3:12.20, the first time a Gaucho 4x400m squad has finished on the podium since 2013. He also set a personal best in the 400m prelims with a 48.73 clocking. 
 
 Prep
 
Attended Central High School where he was a qualifier for the CIF State Meet in the 400m, 200m, 4x100m, and 4x400m his senior year. Owns prep bests of 22.08 and 49.19 in the 200m and 400m respectively. 
 
Personal
 
Parents are Bob and Connie Garcia...Majoring in biology...Career goal is to become a doctor...Athletic goal is to place/score at the Conference Championships...Hobbies include surfing, watching movies, and playing board games...Fun Fact: Can sing every word to Blank Space by Taylor Swift.
 
Collegiate Bests 
 
200m - 22.40 (2018 40th Annual Aztec Invitational) 
 
400m - 48.73 (2018 Big West Conference Championships) 
 
Big West Conference Championships
 
400m - 2018, 10th, 48.73
 
4x400m Relay - 2018, 2nd, 3:12.20
 
Prep Bests
 
200m - 22.08
 
400m - 49.19