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 Faith Garcia

2016-17 (Junior): Opened the fall slate with 160 at the Navy Invitational (9/10-11) after rounds of 81 and 79… Carded rounds of 77 and 79 at the Tinganelli Towson Invitational (9/18-19) to finish with 156 and in the top-25… Took off five strokes with a fall-low score of 76 en route to a 10th place result at the Lehigh Invitational (10/23-24).

2015-16 (Sophomore): 
One of two Hawks to compete in all 22 rounds… Paced the team with an 80.4 stroke average… Posted two top-10 finishes, including one top-five result… Opened the season with 160 (78-82) at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational (9/13-14)… Finished in the top-20 at the Bucknell Women’s Invitational (9/19-20), carding two rounds in the 70s en route to 237 (79-77-81)… Notched back-to-back rounds of 74, a season low score, after an opening round 81 to finish fourth overall at the Quinnipiac Classic (10/12-13)… Earned a top-20 result at the Lehigh Invitational (10/18-19) after rounds of 81 and 80… Recorded 81 at the Hawks Invitational (4/13) to earn a share of 11th overall… Earned ninth at the MAAC Championships (4/22-24), firing rounds of 82-78-79 for a 54-hole score of 239.

2014-15 (Freshman):
Competed in all 19 rounds for the Hawks during freshman campaign… Finished the season with a team-best 81.8 stroke average… Earned a pair of top-10 finishes and had a top-five result to her credit… Finished as the Hawks’ leader in five of the nine events… Made collegiate debut at Navy’s Chesapeake Bay Invitational (9/20-21/14), firing a 54-hole score of 283 (77-81-80), including an opening round 77, good for a 17th place finish… Earned a sixth place result at the FDU Quad Match (9/30/14), inking 80 over 18 holes… Posted a top-20 finish at the Rutgers Invitational with 156 (75-81), including carding a season-low round of 75 on the first day… Concluded the fall slate with a 14th place finish with 161 (83-78) at the Lehigh Invitational (10/26-27/14)… Opened the spring campaign with back-to-back rounds of 82 at the Lonnie Barton Invitational (3/9-10/15)… Landed with a share of fourth at the Hawk Quad Match (4/15/15) after shooting 82… Posted a 54-hole score of 251 (85-84-82) at the 2015 MAAC Championships.

BEFORE MONMOUTH:
Competed for the Wreckers of Staples High School… Placed sixth in state championships during senior season… Also earned a 10th place result at the New England High School Championships… Tabbed to the 2013 and 2014 FCIAC First Team… Captured the 2012 LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Future Championship… Earned top-five results at the USGA Junior Open Qualifying and Jr. PGA Championships. Garnered the METPGA JR. Match Play medalist honors and was tabbed as the Westchester Co-Player of the Year… Was part of the Intercity Team Matches-Invitational Enus Cup Championship team on the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association Tour.


PERSONAL: Daughter of Ariel and Nelda Garcia… Majoring in accounting.

Garcia's Career Numbers at Monmouth:

Year

Events

Rounds

Strokes

Top-5's

Top-10's

Top-20's

Stroke Avg.

2014-15

9

19 1,554 1 2 5 81.8

2015-16

9

22 1,768 1 2 5 80.4

2016-17

5

11 907 0 0 1 82.5

Totals

23

52 4,229 2 4 11 81.3

*updated through Fall 2016
 
Scorecard Breakdown:

Year

Led MU's Card

Round(s) in 60s

Round(s) in 70s

Round(s) in 80s

Round(s) in 90s

14-15

5

0 3 16 0

15-16

5

0 12 9 1

16-17

2

0 5 6 3

Totals

12

0 20 31 4

*updated 2/16/17

Career Lows:
18-holes: 74,  Quinnipiac Classic (10/12-13/15) [second and third rounds]
36-holes: 156, Rutgers Invitational (10/10-11/14), Bucknell Invitational (9/19-20/15) [first-second round], Tinganelli Towson Invitational (9/18-19)
54-holes: 229, Quinnipiac Classic (10/12-13/15)

MAAC Championship Finishes:
2015: t-28th / 40 --- 251 (85-84-82)
2016: t-9th / 40 --- 239 (82-78-79)

Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stamford, CT
High School: Staples
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