Talented goalkeeper who heads into third season as a top candidate after holding down lead role last year before being sidelined with an injury ... most experienced of the trio battling for starting role ... faces a tough challenge in bid to regain former spot after taking over duties early last season ... closed out the spring campaign in forefront ... very strong presence in the net ... sound technical player with excellent foot movement ... strong knowledge of game and plays with a great deal of confidence and composure ... communicates well on the field ... two-year letterwinner.
2004: Quickly moved up the depth chart after starting the season as the No. 2 keeper ... made impact after moving into lead cast by third game of season ... kept Manhattan off scoreboard in 2-0 blanking in home debut for season's first win along with notching second career shutout ... registered a 2-6 mark and a 2.27 goals-again average over eight-game span before going down with season-ending injury ... three of the losses were by one goal ... turned in strong performance recording 17 saves at the Toys for Tots/Military Academies Classic in leading Army to runner-up honors ... tied career high nine stops, which was later broken, in 1-0 heartbreaking loss to host St. Louis ... followed that performance with eight saves in 3-1 victory over Air Force, but was robbed of the shutout following scramble in front of Army's net in the final minute ... one of three Black Knights' named to the all-tournament team ... shattered career mark with 15 saves in non-league loss to Rider en route to making 32 stops over three-game span ... finished the season with a team-high 54 saves, which ranked eighth in the Patriot League.
2003: Drew starting duty in all three appearances late in the season ... turned in superb performance in first collegiate match in 2-0 Patriot League blanking of Lafayette in final home match ... win clinched berth to the tournament ... pulled up with late game heroics stopping back-to-back potential tying goal attempts over eight-second span as Army held a slim 1-0 lead ... drew duty with lead cast in next two matches against American, both one-goal losses, in the regular-season league finale and opening round of the tournament ... registered a game-high nine saves against top-seeded Eagles at the tournament ... finished season with 14 saves and 1-2 mark in compiling 1.18 goals-against average.
High School: Four-time first team all-state selection as goalkeeper at Nolan Catholic High School in Ft. Worth, Texas ... earned all-district and all-area accolades all four years ... named to state all-tournament team in 2003 ... helped D'Feeters '85 club team win the Orange Classic in 2001 and twice led them to the North Texas finals ... served as team captain her senior year ... captained club team for six seasons.
Personal: Given name is Rebecca Claire Garcia ... born Oct. 16, 1984 ... parents' names are Gregg and Leslie Garcia ... majoring in Engineering Psychology.