|Bubba Garcia - 23
2001...Third-team all-conference selection...played in 19 games, starting 18...lone goal of season was a game-winner against nationally ranked St. Louis which came in the first minute of the game...recorded season-best four shots against Furman...also accounted for three assists during season...had an assist each against Coastal Carolina, Brown and Clemson...has now recorded three assists in each of the last three seasons.
2000...A key member of the Blazers defense that allowed just one goal per game...played in 18 games, starting two, against South Florida and Alabama A&M...had three assists for the season...had one assist each against Birmingham-Southern, Coastal Carolina and Mercer...had season high three shot attempts against Washington in NCAA Tournament match.
1999...Played in 20 games and started five...scored a goal against Alabama A&M...had two assists against Belmont
High School...Played soccer his senior season at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas...Cardinals were state UIL 5A region semifinalists...played from ninth through 11th grades at Strake Jesuit College Prep in Houston É was honorable mention all-State in his sophomore year with the Crusaders.
Other Soccer Info...Played with the Houston Hurricanes and the Southwest Cobras.
Personal...Full name is Michael Frederick Garcia...born August 3, 1981...parents are Michael and Charlotte Garcia...major is Economics...chose UAB over St. Gregory's...brother of teammate Mike Garcia.