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Ariana

Garcia

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

Bio

2018 Outdoor Track
Started the season with a career-best 5:26.81 in the mile at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational… Finished 11th in the 10,000-meter at the SoCon Championship with a personal-best 41:23.19 and also was a part of the 4x400-meter relay that placed 10th… Set another career-best of 18:16.42 in the 5,000-meter at the Duke Invitational.

2018 Indoor Track
Opened the year with a personal-best 10:48.56 in the 3,000-meter at the UNCG Early Bird Duals… Had a season-bests 5:28.89 in the mile at the Wake Forest Invitational and 18:36.21 in the 5,000-meter at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational.

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.

Personal
Daughter of Joel and Mia... has two siblings, Angel and Alaina.


Top Times
Cross Country
4,000m: 15:28.20 (Elon University Opener, 9/2/17)
5,000m: 18:26.90 (SoCon Championship, 10/28/17)
6,000m: 23:05.14 (Pirate XC Invitational, 10/13/17)

Indoor Track
Mile: 5:28.29 (Wake Forest Invitational, 1/21/18)
3,000m: 10:48.56 (UNCG Early Bird Duals, 12/3/17)
5,000m: 18:36.21 (Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational, 2/3/18)

Outdoor Track
Mile: 5:26.81 (UNCW Seahawk Invitational, 3/9/18)
5,000m: 18:16.42 (Duke Invitational, 4/20/18)
10,000m: 41:23.19 (SoCon Championships, 10/13/17)

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