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Sabrina Garcia
Sabrina  Garcia

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Etters, Pa.

High School:
Red Land

Height:
5-2

Event:
AA

Birthdate:
12/23/1996

Club Team:
Prestige Gymnastics

Major:
Human Development and Family Studies


ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM (2017)
BIG TEN ALL-CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM (2017)
2017 REGULAR SEASON ALL-AMERICAN (SECOND TEAM - UNEVEN BARS)

11 CAREER EVENT TITLES

CAREER BESTS

Event Score Date Meet
All Around 39.400 2/4/17 Michigan State
Vault 9.850 2/4/17 Michigan State
Uneven Bars 9.950 1/7/17 PSU Quad Meet
Balance Beam 9.875 2/11/17 Ohio State
Floor Exercise 9.900 3/12/16 Floor Exercise

2017 (Sophomore Year)
Regular Season All-American (second team - uneven bars)...All-Big Ten First Team...Big Ten All-Championships Team...Competed in the all-around in 11 of 12 team meets...Qualified for the all-around at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships...Won eight individual event titles and the all-around twice...Captured the all-around title against Michigan State with a career-best 39.400 (2/4)...Tied her career-best of 39.400 to win the all-around at the Texas Woman’s University Quad Meet (2/19)...Against Michigan State, Garcia finished second on the vault with a career-best 9.850 (2/4)...She tied a career-best 9.850 on the vault at the Penn Quad Meet to finish fourth (3/5)...Won four uneven bars titles during her sophomore season...Opened the 2017 season with a first-place finish on the uneven bars with a career-best 9.950, which is tied for the No. 3 score in school history (1/7)...Tied a career-best score of 9.950 to win the uneven bars title against Maryland (1/21)...Won back-to-back titles on the uneven bars with scores of 9.925 against Pittsburgh (2/25) and at the Penn Quad Meet (3/5)...Tallied a 9.900 on the uneven bars to finish second at the Big Ten Championships (3/18) and the NCAA Regional (4/1)...Set a career-best score of 9.875 to capture the balance beam title against Ohio State (2/11) and then a week later Garcia tied her career-best score of 9.875 to finish fifth at the Texas Woman’s University Quad Meet (2/19)...Won three floor exercise three times during the 2017 season...Captured the floor exercise title against Maryland with 9.825 (1/21)...Won her second floor exercise title of the season as she tied a career-best score of 9.900 against Michigan State (2/4)...Garcia brought home her third floor exercise title of the season with a 9.875 at the Texas Woman’s University Quad Meet (2/19)...Tied a career-best score of 9.900 on the floor exercise to finish third at the Penn Quad Meet (3/5)...Placed 11th in the all-around at the Big Ten Championships with a score of 39.100 (3/18)...Finished 25th on the balance beam at the NCAA Regional meet with a 9.725 (4/1)...At the NCAA Regional, Garcia advanced to the NCAA Championships with a seventh-place finish in the all-around with a score of 39.050 (4/1)...Finished 39th in the all-around at the NCAA Championships with a score of 38.6000 (4/14)...At the NCAA Championships, Garcia tied for 41st on the balance beam (9.8500), tied for 72nd on the floor exercise (9.8000), posted a 9.7625 on the vault to tie for 66th and she placed 84th on the uneven bars with a score of 9.1875 (4/14).

2016 (Freshman Year)
Was in the uneven bars lineup in 11 of 12 meets...Championship season: Competing in her first Big Ten Championships (3/19), Garcia recorded scores of 9.750 (vault), 9.700 (uneven bars) and 9.800 (floor exercise)...Garcia competed in the all-around at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2) scoring a 38.550 (11th), she tied for fifth on the balance beam with a score of 9.850 and tied for 10th on the floor exercise (9.850)...Regular season: Garcia came out strong in her first career meet (1/9 vs. North Carolina State), finishing in the top-five in the all-around (38.300)...Against Nebraska (1/16), Garcia placed fourth in the all-around (39.125), which included a second-place finish on the uneven bars (9.850)...Against Illinois (1/29), Garcia placed third on the uneven bars with a career-best 9.875 and she finished fifth in the all-around with a 39.975...Against Michigan State (2/6), Garcia placed third in the all-around (38.900)...Against Ohio State (2/13), Garcia tied for the vault title (9.775) and placed second on the uneven bars (9.825)...Garcia finished the meet in the top five in the all around (39.100)...In a quad meet featuring Alabama, Cornell and Denver, Garcia scored a 9.850 on the uneven bars placing eighth in a three-way tie...At Maryland (2/22), Garcia earned three career bests on beam, vault and in the all-around and tied a career-best on the uneven bars...She finished second on beam (9.850), tied for second place on the vault with a score of 9.800, finished second in the all-around (39.325) and tied for second on the uneven bars (9.875)...Against Southern Connecticut, Temple, West Chester and West Virginia, Garcia placed sixth on the uneven bars with a 9.800 (2/26)...At the Big Five Qualifier (3/12), Garcia tied her career-best (9.875) to tie for third on the uneven bars and she tallied a career-best 9.900 on the floor exercise to tie for fourth.

Gymnastics Background
Trained at Prestige Gymnastics in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, under coaches Tony and Jen Fatta...At the 2015 Junior Olympic Nationals, Garcia finished third on the uneven bars, second on the balance beam, fifth on the floor exercise and fifth in the all-around...Named the 2014 Pennsylvania Level 10 state champion on uneven bars and balance beam as well as finishing fourth on vault and third in the all-around… Four-time second-place in the all-around at states…Finished second in nation on the uneven bars and placed 19th in the all-around at the 2014 USA Junior Olympic National Championships.

Personal
Born Sabrina Garcia in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on December 23, 1996…Daughter of Jose and Joelle Garcia…Has one younger sister, Izabel…Lists hanging out with friends and eating as her hobbies, Bruno Mars as her favorite musical entertainer, the Seattle Seahawks as her favorite professional sports team and Tim Howard as her favorite athlete…Says seafood and steak is her favorite food, “The Travelers Gift” is her favorite book, “Friends” is her favorite television show, “Stick It” is her favorite movie, Channing Tatum is her favorite actor, Jennifer Lawrence is her favorite actress and anywhere tropical is her favorite place to visit...Majoring in human development and family studies.

Why Penn State?
“The coaches and team felt like family, the campus felt like home and it felt like it’s where I needed to be.”

@PennStateWGYM

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