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Rafael Garcia
Rafael Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

High School:
Colegio Ateneu

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Experience:
2VL


06/07/2012

Raony Carvalho, Gonzalo Escobar Set Another Texas Tech Standard

Doubles Tandem Earns A No. 3 National Ranking After Finishing As National Finalists

05/22/2012

Escobar Begins Play Tomorrow; Doubles Starts Thursday

Gonzalo Escobar and Raony Carvalho look to advance at the NCAA Championships

05/02/2012

Escobar And Carvalho Return To NCAA Individual Championships

Pair Of Seniors Have Combined To Make 10 Appearances At The National Tournament

05/01/2012

No. 19 Red Raiders To Make 12th NCAA Appearance In Berkeley

Texas Tech Lands No. 2 Seed At the California Regional

04/28/2012

No. 19 Red Raiders Fall To No. 28 Baylor In Big 12 Semifinals

Texas Tech Will Find Out Its NCAA Fate On Tuesday

05/18/2012

Men's Tennis

Raider Power goes inside Texas Tech men's tennis to take a look at the powerful 2012 senior class.

05/13/2012

2012 NCAA Championships -- Texas Tech vs. California

Texas Tech and California battled in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Tennis Championships.

05/12/2012

2012 NCAA Championships -- Texas Tech vs. Cal Poly

No. 22 Texas Tech topped Cal Poly, 4-1, to advance to the Second Round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Tennis Championships

04/28/2012

2012 Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech competed at the 2012 Big 12 Men's Tennis Championships in College Station on Saturday, April 28, 2012.

04/27/2012

Red Raiders Get Ready For Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech practiced at the Mitchell Tennis Center in preparation for the 2012 Big 12 Championships in College Station

03/11/2012

Texas Tech vs, Louisville

No. 23 Texas Tech defeated No. 41 Louisville at The Falls Athletic Complex.

2010-11: Finished the year ranked 25th in the country in doubles with Raony Carvalho ... named Academic All-Big 12 first team ... had an 18-13 overall record in singles ... 13-8 in the spring at No. 3 singles and 0-1 at No. 2 singles ... was the deciding match in wins against No. 19 California and No. 26 Oklahoma ... was 15-19 overall in doubles ... had a 12-11 record in spring duals at No. 1 doubles with Carvalho ... finished the fall 5-4 in singles and 3-4 in doubles with Gonzalo Escobar and 1-1 with Carvalho.

2009-10: Finished the year ranked 23rd in the country in doubles with Raony Carvalho ... named All-Big 12 singles and doubles ... finished the year with a record of 14-10 in singles and 16-12 in doubles (fall and spring combined) ... had a 12-7 record in singles, 12-6 at No. 3 and 0-1 at No. 2, and is 12-9 at No. 1 doubles with Carvalho in the spring ... finished the fall with a 2-3 singles record and 4-2 in doubles ... competed in the Baylor Intercollegiate and the ITA Regionals ... lost in the round of 16 at the ITA Regionals, but advanced to finals of the doubles draw with Carvalho.

Before Tech: Ranked as No. 1 in Brazil for 12 and under, 14 and under and 16 and under ... ranked No. 6 in South America in 2005 ... competed in the Junior Davis Cup in 2005 ... listed as high as No. 578 in the Associations of Tennis Professionals rankings.

Personal: Born January 2, 1989, in Brazil ... son of Eriualdo and Monica Garcia ... has an older brother, Felipe ... aspires to be a professional tennis player ... hobbies include playing soccer and riding his motorcycle ... majoring in personal financial planning.

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