|Hometown:||El Paso, Texas|
|High School:||J.M. Hanks HS|
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Started 41 of 52 games during the season for the Islanders … hit .327 for the season with one home run and 17 RBI … average was fourth-best on the team … had six doubles and four triples … laid down a team-high six sacrifice bunts … fourth on the team in total base hits (56) and total bases (73) … all-Southland Conference second team academic selection … had a 3-for-3 day against Prairie View (2/21) … went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI against Elon (2/27) … drove in four runs against UT Brownsville (3/9) … went 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBI against Texas Southern (4/28) … scored three times and had a 3-for-5 outing against Central Arkansas (5/9).
2009 (FRESHMAN): Made 26 appearances with 11 starts during the season … hit .321 for the season with one home run and six RBI … had 17 hits in 53 at-bats with seven runs scored.
2008 (REDSHIRT): Did not see any action and was redshirted.
High School: Played for coach Ryan Medrano at Hanks High School … hit nearly .400 as a senior with a pair of home runs and 35 doubles for the Knights … second-team all-district catcher as a senior as well as all-El Paso honorable mention … batted .380 his junior season with 25 doubles … lettered in football for two seasons … named District 1-5A Offensive MVP, all-state honorable mention, and all-city first team as a senior … named all-El Paso Offensive MVP and honorable mention all-state as a junior on the gridiron.
Personal: Omar Javier Garcia was May 30, 1989, in El Paso, Texas … son of Miguel and Yolanda Garcia … has an older brother, Marcos … majoring in kinesiology.