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UNCG Track & Field BIO
 Ariana Garcia

2017 Cross Country
Opened the season with a team-high 15:28.00 in the 4,000 meters for 25th place… Ran the 5,000 meters twice with a season-best time of 18:15.10 for 23rd place at the SoCon Championships and 19:34.00 at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational… Had a season-best and team-high 23:05.14 in the 6,000 meters for 23rd place at the Pirate XC Invitational… Ended the season with a 24:19.10 in the 6,000 meters for 201st place at the NCAA Southeast Regionals.

High School
Attended East Duplin High School in Beaulaville, North Carolina... a four-time ltterwinner... holds the school records for the 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters, 5K, 800 meters and 1,000 meters... a state qualifier all four years... a three-time all-conference and all-region honoree... placed fourth in the state in the 3,200 meters as a sophomore... took 12th in the state cross country meet as a senior.

Daughter of Joel DeLaRosa and Mia Garcia... has two siblings, Angel Acosta-Garcia and Alaina Garcia-DeLaRosa.

Top Times
Cross Country
4,000m: 15:28.00 (Elon University Opener, 9/2/17)
5,000m: 19:34.00 (Joe Piane Invitational, 9/29/17)
6,000m: 23:05.14 (Pirate XC Invitational, 10/13/17)

Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beulaville, N.C.
High School: East Duplin
Experience: High School