Johnathan Garcia
Johnathan Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Verne, CA

High School:
Damien HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 139

Experience:
1V

11/02/2013

Torero cross country puts in strong effort at WCC Championships

The USD women finished 8th, while the men came in 9th.

10/21/2013

Distance Teams Posts Record Breaking Day at Silicon Valley

Gillian Gorelik set a new 6k school record and Adam Bodine set a freshman 8k record.

10/21/2013

Distance Teams Posts Record-Breaking Day at Silicon Valley

Gillian Gorelik set a new 6k school record and Adam Bodine set a freshman 8k record.

05/14/2013

Torero Athletes Honored at Celebration of Excellence

Kris Bryant and Keenan Lineback were named Male and Female Torero of the Year

03/19/2013

Torero Spring Fever Hits San Diego's Aztec Invitational

Malike Hayes set a new USD record in the 800m.

Senior (2014): Raced in four meets during the fall... Posted a season best time of 27:44.9 at the UC Riverside Invite... Also raced in the Mark Covert Invite (28:20.6), the Bronco Invite (30:02.4), and the Fullerton Invite (28:57).

Junior (2013): Raced in two meets during the fall; the Bronco Invite (26:58) and WCC Championships (29:45, 75th place overall).

Sophomore (2012): Did not compete.

Freshman (2011): Set a USD freshman 8k record with his season-best time of 25:36.2 at the Bronco Invite... Finished in 56th place at the WCC Championships with a time of 28:11... Competed in the NCAA Western Regional, finishing with a 10k time of 33:11 (153rd place)... Also competed in the Stanford Invite (26:15).

High School: Attended Damien High School... Earned a total of eight varsity letters in cross country, soccer, and track and field... Named first-team all-league in cross country as a junior and senior... Named team MVP during his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons... Earned All-CIF and Scholar-Athlete honors as a senior... Posted a 15:56 at Mt. Sac as a senior along with a 15:12 three mile time... Named team Rookie of the Year as a freshman... In track and field, was named Freshman of the Year while also earning the Coaches Award as s junior and first-team all-league honors as a senior... Clocked times of 9:41 in the 3200M as a senior and 4:25 in the 1600M... Also competed with the Southern California Roadrunners... Took fourth place at Regionals in 2009 and third place as a team at the Junior Oylmpics, also in 2009.

Personal: Born January 12, 1993 in Bellflower, Calif.... Chose USD because it had everything he was looking for in a college; a great location, a chance to grow in his faith, and strong academics... Was also recruited by United States Naval Academy, Saint Mary's College, University of San Francisco, Bowdoin College,and Claremont Mckenna... His sister, Errin, plays soccer at Cal State San Bernadino... Was the student-president of the Tijuana Mission Outreach Program at Damien High School, which has built 53 houses, eight sets of classrooms, six community centers, and four churches over the course of 20 years... Was voted "Most Likely to be a Priest" his senior year.

Major: Undecided