University of Miami Athletics

Ariel Garcia






Homestead, Fla.

High School




Ariel Garcia - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

Freshman (2022): Appeared in 32 games, making eight starts at designated hitter and seven at second base…Batted .306 (19-for-62) with five home runs and 14 RBI…Posted .389 on-base percentage and .548 slugging-percentage…Totaled four multi-RBI games and five multi-hit performances…Made collegiate debut with pinch-hit single at No. 18 Clemson (Mar. 18)…Reached base safely three times and registered first career RBI vs. No. 3 Virginia (Apr. 10)…Tallied first career multi-hit effort, highlighted by three-run homer, at Georgia Tech (May 1)…Smashed two home runs as part of three-hit, four-RBI game against North Dakota State (May 6)…Recorded pair of hits and scored season-high three times vs. North Dakota State (May 7)…Launched three-run shot at Florida State (May 14)…Notched two hits and plated run vs. FGCU (May 17)…Singled and blasted two-run jack in regular season finale against No. 14 Notre Dame (May 21).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Christopher Columbus High School…Elected team captain in 2020…Two-time All-District selection…Named 7A-15 Player of the Year as senior…In final year at Columbus, batted .327 with 10 home runs and 23 RBI.

Personal: Son of Andy and Lizette Garcia…Has older brother, Anderson, and younger sister, Aaliyah…Intends to major in business.