|High School:||North Carolina / Cedar Ridge|
At North Carolina: Played at North Carolina in
his freshman season... appeared in five matches as a reserve.
High School: High-scoring forward at Cedar Ridge High School... totaled 161 goals and 83 assists in prep action to... leading scorer in the Triangle area for 2006, 2007 and 2008... set school’s career, season and single-game records for goals and assists...two-time all-state and four-time all-conference pick...member of the North Carolina ODP State Team and selected for the Super Y National Camp in 2007...played with the ODP Region III Team in 2006-07...scored a hat trick in the 2008 Disney Showcase championship game.
Personal: Thomas Elijah Garner... born Feb, 14, 1991... son of Tom and Punky Garner... one of six kids (four boys, two girls), including younger brother, Duke, who is a freshman on the squad... older brother, Brandon, played soccer at Appalachian State and is a professional UFC fighter... both parents were college athletes.