Eddie Garcia
Eddie Garcia
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Burbank, CA
High School: Burroughs HS
Position: Distance

Eddie Garcia ran season-bests of 4:33.13 in the 1,500 meters and a career-best 9:45.86 in the 3,000 meters ... did not compete during the indoor season ... competed in three cross country meets during the fall, finishing a season-best 68th at the Northridge Invitational in a time of 29:02.4.

Garcia competed in the 1,500 and 3,000 meters for the Matadors as a redshirt freshman ... ran a season-best 4:31.82 in the 1,500 meters at Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational at UCLA (Apr. 10) and ran a season-best 10:11.25 in the 3,000 at the Tommie Lister Classic (Apr. 24) ... earned Big West All-Academic honors following the outdoor season ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Earned letters in both track and field and cross country at John Burroughs High School in Burbank, Calif. ... competed in both sports for coach John Peebles ... graduated in 2008 with a 3.3 grade point average.

Born May 27, 1990 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... parents are Ana and Eduardo Garcia ... has two sisters, Christy and Susy who both attended Cal State Northridge ... favorites include the TV show "Heroes", the movies "The Dark Knight" and "Office Space" and the band Sublime ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "the cool people you meet" ... once met the cast of "Pineapple Express" ... major is Cinema-TV Arts.