Height: 5’5″ Bats: R Throws: R
Years Pro: 5th year
College: University of New Mexico
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
PROFESSIONAL: Garcia is entering her fifth season in the NPF. Garcia started her NPF career with the Akron Racers in 2012. In 2016, Garcia became a free agent and agreed to a two-year contract with the USSSA Pride. This summer marks her first season with the Pride.
2015 Season: Finished her fourth season in the NPF and posted a .158 batting average with 9 hits, 4 runs scored and 13 total bases.
2014 Season: Hit .274 on the season with 23 RBI and was tied for 3rd on the team with 5 home runs … Provided the spark for the Racers offense at the NPF Championship Series, where she led the team with 5 RBI and hit .267, with 2 HR.
2013 Season: Hit .231 with 1 home run, 2 doubles, and 8 RBI in 104 at-bats.
2012 Season: Joined the Racers at the end of July for her NPF debut. Debuted on July 24 in an exhibition game against the Connecticut Brakettes.
COLLEGE: Set the New Mexico single season home run record during her senior season with 24, which is 2nd all-time in Mountain West history. Senior (2012): NFCA Third Team All-American. Easton Fastpitch Second Team All-America. NFCA First Team All-West Region. 2012 Mountain West Softball All-Conference Team. Lobos’ Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player. Junior (2011): Louisville Slugger and NFCA Second Team All-West Region. Led the team in eight offensive categories: batting percentage (.418), runs scored (33), hits (61 on 146 at-bats), doubles (15), home runs (13), slugging percentage (.801) and on-base percentage (.446). Led the Mountain West in slugging percentage (.801), doubles (15) and total bases (117). Sophomore (2010): Started in 42 games as a catcher for the Lobos in her sophomore year. Hit .244 with 30 hits in 123 at-bats. Totaled 14 RBIs, 12 runs scored, and five stolen bases. Led the Mountain West in runners caught stealing (15). Freshman (2009): Recipient of the Mountain West Academic All-Conference Award for Spring 2009.
PERSONAL: Born February 14, 1990 in Pomona, CA. Jessica has one brother and a sister. Her brother, Jared, played football at Whittier College. Hobbies include playing soccer. Her favorite athlete is Troy Glaus. Loves Mexican food and her favorite movie is Meet Me in St. Louis. Majored in Secondary Education at the University of New Mexico.