Garcia Notes: Will redshirt 2011 season while recovering from knee surgery ... talented player with a very lively arm ... has an extraordinary amount of raw talent ... a talented athlete and a great student who aspires to be an x-ray technician.
2010: Made seven starts in 19 appearances ... had two hits and scored two runs ... hit an RBI triple, her first career extra-base hit, against Southern Utah (3/30) ... registered a single at Utah Valley (5/13) ... drew five walks ... stole a base and scored a run against UC Davis ... had 11 putouts and one assist.
High School/Travel Ball: Member of the MacArthur High School varsity softball team for four years ... sustained ACL and meniscus injury during senior season ... named Newcomer of the Year during freshman season ... First-Team All District catcher during sophomore and junior years ... was a catcher/utility player for the Texas Impact Gold Traveling Team ... member of HOSA, National Technical Honors Society, and National Honors Society ... volunteers at community centers and schools to help students and community members ... graduated in the top five percent of her class.
Personal: Full name is Alyssa Nicole Garcia ... engaged to Utah football player, Damian Payne ... majoring in consumer health ... parents are Chris Rueda and Elaine Rueda ... born March 13, 1991.
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2010.... .105 19-7 19 2 2 0 1 0 1 4 .211 5 1 9 0 .320 0 0 1-1 11 1 0 1.000