Kristy Garcia
Kristy Garcia
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Immaculata LaSalle

2016-17 Put together a career year and took another step towards staking her claim as one of the top players in program history … Named to the Little East Conference First Team in singles and Second Team in doubles … Enters her senior season third in total wins (50), second in singles matches won (27), fourth in matches played (100), fourth in singles matches played (53), tied for fourth in doubles wins (23) and sixth in doubles matches played (47) … Set the program record for career singles matches played in a season (21) … Ranks tied for third in a single-season with her 20 total wins in a season … Posted her best record to date with a 20-19 record … Finished 12-9 in singles with all of her matches coming at number one singles … Ended the year 8-10 at first doubles … Posted a 5-9 record against Little East Conference competition during the regular season … Opened the year with a 2-0 day against the College of Staten Island … Earned her first LEC win of the year on September 20 with an 8-4 first doubles win against Salem State … Teamed up with Katie Gauthier for an 8-0 blanking of Southern Maine at first doubles on September 27 … Earned a huge 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 three-set win at first singles against Bridgewater State University on October 15 … Teamed up with Gauthier for an 8-3 win at first doubles in the LEC Tournament against UMass Dartmouth … Finished 2-0 against Penn State Berks on March 9 … Defeated regionally-ranked Alli McLain 6-4, 6-2 at first singles on March 15 in a team loss to Texas Lutheran University … Ended her season on an 8-match winning streak, including six-straight singles wins … Went 4-0 in the Beacons’ final two dual matches, including winning all four sets in singles play against Salve Regina and Emerson College … Earned her second-straight Beacons Invitational Singles Title by dropping just six games across six sets.   

2015-16 Used a red-hot finish to her sophomore season to stake her claim as one of the top players in the Little East … Named to the Little East Conference Second Team for both singles and doubles … Played at number one singles and number one doubles … Led the Beacons in singles victories with an 8-8 mark … Finished tied for third with her 7-6 mark in doubles … Ended the year second on the team with her 15 overall victories … Ranked tied for fifth in program-history for her 16 singles matches played in a single-season … Enters her junior season tied for 10th in overall victories (30), tied for ninth in singles wins (15) and tied for 11th in doubles wins (15) … Earned an 8-8 mark in conference play, including a 5-3 record at number one doubles … Became the first Beacon to take a home the Singles Championship at the Beacons Invitational in the spring … Won 11 of her final 12 matches, including her final four doubles matches and final six singles matches …  Teamed up with Logan Smith for an 8-0 number one doubles win over Bridgewater State … Earned a marathon 5-7, 6-1, 10-8 super tiebreaker victory at number one singles against Curry College on October 16 … Went a perfect 2-0 in the Little East Conference Quarterfinals with a 9-7 win at number one doubles and a 6-4, 6-1 win at number one singles against UMass Dartmouth … Won two three-set matches and three matches overall to take home the Singles Title at the Beacons Invitational on April 15.

2014-15 Enjoyed a tremendous freshman season as the Beacons' number one singles player and a member of the first doubles pairing ... Carved out a spot in the UMass Boston record books by playing in 32 matches in a single-season (T-6th), 16 singles matches (T-5th) and 16 doubles matches (T-9th) ... Led the Beacons with her 15 overall victories ... Finished the season tied for the team lead with her seven singles wins and eight doubles wins ... Tied for the team-lead with her four conference singles wins, five doubles LEC victories and nine total wins against conference foes ... Registered five-straight doubles victories from October 8-March 16 ... Went 4-0 at number one singles between October 8-October 17 ... Earned her first collegiate victory September 10 with a 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 win at number one singles against Johnson & Wales ... Recorded her first doubles victory September 13 against Worcester State with an 8-5 decision at first doubles ... Grabbed a three-set victory at number one singles against Western Connecticut State (4-6, 6-2, 5-0 retired) on October 8 ... Posted a team-best nine-match winning streak from October 8-March 16.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Immaculata LaSalle in 2014 ... Played four
seasons of tennis and earned the Most Improved Player Award and Most Valuable Player award ... Helped lead her team to a district championship ... Named to the honor roll all four years ... Born on November 11, 1995 ... Daughter of Rosa Reimon and Raul N. Garcia ... Has one sibling, RD ... Member of the Physical Therapy Society ... Majoring in Exercise Health Science with a minor in Psychology.