2011: Saw action in 45 games with 44 starts in his first season at UALR, ranking third on the team with a .315 batting average ... Voted to the All-Tournament Team at the Sun Belt Conference Championships after leading the Trojans with a .467 batting average (7-for-15), seven runs scored and a .556 on-base percentage ... Was also named the Primetime Player of the Week by CollegeBaseball360.com for his efforts at the Sun Belt Tournament ... Hit out of the leadoff spot in 25 of his 44 starts ... Tied for third on the team with 32 runs scored and added 25 RBI ... Hit four home runs on the year, including a two-run, walk-off homer to center field in the bottom of the 11th inning in a 4-3 victory over ULM on May 6 ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI in UALR's 4-2, 10-inning win over No. 21 Troy in the Sun Belt Tournament ... Hit a solo homer in the top of the third against Troy, and drove in the winning run in the top of the 10th with a two-out, RBI single ... Had 16 multi-hit games on the year, including a season-high three hits on five occasions, the last of which was a 3-for-5 effort against WKU in the Sun Belt Tournament (May 26) ... Drove in a season-high three runs off a 3-for-5 day at the plate against UAPB on March 16 ... Closed out the year with a season-long eight-game hit streak, going 13-for-28 at the plate (.464) with 12 runs scored over that stretch ... Started 26 games in conference play, posting a .301 batting average with 17 runs scored and 15 RBI against Sun Belt opponents ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll for achieving a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49
Prior to UALR: Received First Team All-Conference accolades as a sophomore at Angelina College in 2010 ... Competed in the Texas/New Mexico Junior College All-Star Game ... Played for head coach Jeff Livin.
High School: A two-time First Team All-District selection at Pflugerville High School ... Helped lead the Panthers to back-to-back district titles ... Played under head coach Don Fry.
Personal: Full name is Gregory Steven Garcia ... Born Nov. 12, 1989 in San Antonio, Texas ... Son of Steve and Mary Garcia ... Has one brother, Jacob, and one sister, Raquel ... A mass communications major.