MINERS

Kathya Garcia
 Kathya Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

High School:
Preparatoria 7

Last College:
Tecnologico de Monterrey

Birthdate:
12/03/1987

Experience:
JR

2010 (Junior): One of two Miners to participate at the 2010 NCAA Cross Country Championships where she posted a time of 21:32 ... finished 13th at the NCAA Mountain Regional clocking in a time of 20:59 ... earned second team all-conference honors running to a ninth-place finish at the C-USA Championships with a time of 17:07 ... took two silver finishes during the season opening the schedule with a time of 17:18 at the Lobo Invitational and at the Lori Fitzgerald, 16:55 ... third at the Kachina classic crossing the finish line at 17:21 ... competed at Prenationals with a time of 20:50 for 27th place ... clocked in a time of 17:32 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2009 (Sophomore):
Finished third at the Lobo Invitational with a time of 17:41.88 ... crossed the finish line with a time of 16:07.7 for silver at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational ... clocked in with a second place time of 18:13.9 at the Kachina classic ... finished 25th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 17:29.13 ... placed 25th at the Pre-National Invitational with a time of 21:14.3 ... finished seventh with a time of 18:26.7 at C-USA Championships ... earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors following a 15th-place finish at the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 21:24.8 ... placed 110th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:35

2008 (Freshman): Champion at the 5K Kachina Classic with a time of 18:43 competing unattached ... 32nd at the C-USA Championships clocking in at 18:37.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... daughter of Jose Manuel Garcia and Maria del Rosario Barrios ... has three sisters (Karla, Cinthya, Karina) and one brother (Jose Manuel Jr.) ... sister Karina is also part of the 2009 Miner squad ... born on Dec. 3, 1987.

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