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Ariel Garcia

position

Infield

Height

6-2

Weight

202 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Homestead, Fla.

High School

Columbus

Instagram

@ariel.g16_

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 a .389 on-base percentage and a .548 slugging-percentage…Totaled five multi-hit performances and four multi-hit games…Made his collegiate debut with a pinch-hit single at No. 18 Clemson (Mar. 18)…Reached base safely three times and registered his first career RBI vs. No. 3 Virginia (Apr. 10)…Tallied his first career multi-hit effort, highlighted by a three-run homer, at Georgia Tech (May 1)…Smashed two home runs as part of a three-hit, four-RBI game against North Dakota State (May 6)…Recorded a pair of hits and scored a season-high three times vs. North Dakota State (May 7)…Launched a three-run shot at Florida State (May 14)…Notched two hits and plated a run vs. FGCU (May 17)…Singled and blasted a 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 his final year at Columbus, batted .327 with 10 home runs and 23 RBI.

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