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  Jose Luis Garcia

Jose Luis Garcia

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Michoacan, Mexico

High School:
Frances Polytechnic HS

Last College:
Moorpark College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
03/16/1990

Experience:
TR

Major:
Sociology

2011

2011 will be the first season for Jose Luis Garcia as a member of the Cal State Northridge Matadors.

Moorpark College

Garcia competed for the Moorpark Raiders from 2008-09 as a left back. He was named a team captain in 2009 and led the squad in scoring. Garcia was also named to the All-Western Conference First Team both seasons.

Frances Polytechnic HS

Garcia played soccer for the Parrots of Frances Polytechnic High School (Sun Valley, Calif.) in 2007-08 as a midfielder. He was a team captain both years and graduated in 2008.

Personal

Jose Luis Garcia was born in Michoacan, Mexico to Patricia and Pedro Garcia and has one brother, Pedro (13) ... lists his favorite professional team as Barcelona and his favorite athletes as Gerard Pique and Rafa Marquez ... his favorite food is mole and his favorite musician is J-Cole ... says the best thing about being an athlete is victory and the toughest is getting ready in the preseason ... his pregame ritual consists of hopping onto the field with his left foot first ... if he were the NCAA president for a day, he would pay athletes that give the sport positive media attention ... his greatest heroes are his parents.