Benjamin Garcia
Benjamin Garcia
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Gloucester, Maine
High School: Gray New Gloucester
Major: Communications

Career Bests:

8K: 26:30 (146th open overall) Paul Short Invitational (10/1/16)

2016-2017: Finished 25th overall at the Skyhawk Preview Meet on September 3rd with a time of 27:02.9.
Finished 31st overall at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on September 17th with a time of 26:07.01.
Finished 146th overall at the Paul Short Invitational on October 1st with a time of 26:30.

High School: 2016 graduate of Gray New Gloucester High School and ran cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. Received second conference WMC DI 1600 indoor track Patriot Award junior year. Named Captain of cross country senior year. Marked school record in outdoor 3200m (9:47), tabbed first conferencec WMC DII 1600m Coach Adora Zuckowski outdoor and Patriot Award senior year. 

Personal: Born May 8, 1998. Son of Richard and Tammy Garcia of New Gloucester, Maine. Father ran cross country for St. Joseph's College. Has one sister, Audrey (20). Favorite team is University of Oregon Ducks and his favorite athlete is Galen Rupp. Chose Stonehill because of the athletic program. Majoring in communications.