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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


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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