Samuel Garcia
Samuel Garcia
Year: Fr.
Hometown: El Monte, Calif.
High School: Arroyo HS
Position: Distance

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2013): Utilized redshirt season. 

Four-year varsity letter winner in both cross country and track for the Knights under head coach Ramon Lopez... was named the San Gabriel Valley Runner of the Year during her his senior year... finished ninth overall at the division two CIF's... named to the division two All-State team... set personal bests in the 800m (1:59), 1600m (4:21), 3200m (9:16).

Born in West Covina, Calif... has five brothers, Joseph, Aiden, Anthony, David, James, and one sister, Sophia... intends to major in business accounting... would like to be an accountant... favorites include: Garcia Trail (place to run), Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Lakers (athletic teams), Steve Prefontaine, Galen Rupp, Jim Ryn (athletes), Phone Booth, The Bucket List, Sinister (movies), Black Sabbath, Silverstein, The Strokes, Led Zeppelin (musical artists), and "Born to Run" (book).