2011: Indoor: Posted a career-best time of 10:15.03 in the 3,000m run at the Conference USA Championships ... took seventh-place in the 5,000m run with a time of 17:41.09 at the conference championships ... crossed the finish line at 10:21.24 in the 300m run at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor: Took bronze in the 10,000m run recording a time of 36:56.00 at the Conference USA Championships ... finished third at Drake Relays clocking in a time of 35:13.94 ... posted a season-best time of 17:25.22 in the 5,00m run at the conference championships.

2010: Indoor:Recorded the seventh best all-time performance in UTEP history in the 5,000-meter run posting a time of 17:49.85 finishing 13th at the Conference USA Championships ... took silver in the 5,000m run at the Texas Tech Invitational, 18:01.05 ... finished seventh at the Texas A&M Challenge in the 3,000m run with a time of 10:10.98.

Outdoor: Took bronze at the Drake Relays in the 10,000-meter run clocking in at 36:11.64, the time ranks fifth all-time in UTEP history ... finished sixth at the C-USA Championships in the 5,000m, 36:17.07 ... claimed the 3,000m crown at the Springtime Invitational, 10:31.76.

: Majoring in psychology...daughter of Maria del Rosario Barrios and Jose M. Garcia...has three sisters (Karla, Cinthya and Kathya) and one brother (Jose Manuel)...sister Kathya is a member of the Miner squad...born Dec. 3, 1987.

Karina Garcia

Karina  Garcia


Mexico City, Mexico

Last College:
Universidad Tecnologico Milenio



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