|Hometown:||El Paso, Texas|
|High School:||Eastwood H.S.|
2013 (Track and Field): Competed in six meets for A&M-Commerce, running a variety of distances ... Competed in the 5,000 meter run in three meets on the season, highlighted by a career-best showing of 15:41.43 at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational, finishing 18th ... Placed eighth in his collegiate debut at the Lion Spring Invitational with a time of 16:10.45 ... Ran the 800 meter in a pair of meets, placing 10th at the North Texas Spring Classic (2:00.61) and ninth at the Tarleton State Invitational (2:00.98) ... Ran the 1,500 meter twice on the year, placing ninth at both the North Texas Spring Classic (4:09.22) and the Tarleton State Invitational (4:10.79) ... Competed twice in the 10,000 meter, placing second at the East Texas Invitational (33:26.10).
2012 (Cross Country): Ran in four events … Had a personal-best finish and time at the Lois Davis Invitational in Magnolia, Ark., where he had a time of 25:59 and finished fourth … Finished 43rd at the Lone Star Conference Championships … At the NCAA South-Central Regionals ran a 36:32 and crossed the line in 103rd.
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Lettered three seasons in cross country and track field at Eastwood High School … Received All-City Cross Country First Team honors in 2012 … Voted team captain from 2010-12 in cross country … Voted team MVP in Track and Field in 2012 … Has the second fastest time all-time at Eastwood in the 1600m and the fifth fastest time in the 3200m … Led Eastwood to a district title in 2012 and was regional runner-ups.
Personal: Son of Edwardo and Mary Garza … Born January 28, 1994 … Undecided on a major at A&M-Commerce.
Garza's A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
800 Meter Run: 2:00.61 - North Texas Spring Classic (Apr. 6, 2013)
1,500 Meter Run: 4:09.22 - North Texas Spring Classic (Apr. 6, 2013)
5,000 Meter Run: 15:41.43 - UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (Mar. 23, 2013)
10,000 Meter Run: 33:26.10 - East Texas Invitational (Apr. 13, 2013)