Brandie Garcia
Brandie Garcia
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Laredo, Texas
High School: J. B. Alexander High School
Position: Distance

2013 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Competed in five events during the year … Finished 5th in the 5k at the Islanders Splash with a time of 18:41.8 … Placed 15th in the 6k during the Southland Conference Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for Luis Mendoza at J.B. Alexander High School in Laredo, Texas … helped lead the Bulldogs to a district championship in her junior and senior seasons … named the team MVP in 2013 … holds the school record for the 800-meter (2:19) and the 1600-meter (5:12) … member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born Brandie Garcia on Feb. 27, 1995 in Laredo … her mother is Patricia Garcia … she is the second youngest of six children.