ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
7 - Erika Garcia
Erika Garcia
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Carson City, Nev.
High School: Dayton
Position: Forward

Freshman (2011): 
Played in all 17 games ... Scored off a header against Hofstra (Sept. 16) ... Tallied a goal in win over New Hampshire (Sept. 25) ... Assisted on a goal in key victory against Dartmouth (Oct. 29).

Before Harvard:
Member of Mexico Women's National Team pool ... Member of Mexico U20 National Team pool ... 2008 Olympic Development Program Region IV team ... Wendy's High School Heisman state winner … Valedictorian … Earned two varsity letters as a member of the high school soccer team … Earned three varsity letters in both basketball and track … As a freshman on the soccer team she earned second-team all-state and first-team all-league honors … Selected to the Nevada Appeal's All-Sierra soccer team … Set school records and won three Nevada 3A track titles in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races, while finishing third in the triple jump as a freshman … Named the Reno Gazette Journal's Northern Nevada Track Athlete of the year in 2008 … Garnered first-team all-league honors as a sophomore on soccer and was named the Most Valuable Offensive Player … Again won the 400-meter race at  the state meet as a sophomore … Named the Dayton High School Track Athlete of the year three times … Was selected to the NIAA All-Academic team for her sport she participated … Four-year member of the Nevada Olympic Development program … Selected to the Region IV team in 2008 … Invited to play in two European tournaments with the USA National Soccer Academy – Finished second in Gothia Cup (Sweden) and third in Dana Cup (Denmark) … Member of student council executive board three years …Member of the St. Theresa of Avila Senior Core Team, while also volunteering as a tutor … Two-time Dayton HS Citizenship Award winner.