Sam Houston State
Lettered for head coach Chris Rupp. Junior (2005): Joined the Bearkats after transferring and made an immediate impact, starting all but one game... Honored as the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year and was an All-Southland Conference Second-Team selection at second base... Won the team's Triple Crown with a .339 batting average. 15 home runs and 52 RBIs... Added 10 doubles and swiped a team-best-tying 10 stolen bases.
Blinn Junior College Earned two letters for head coach Brian Roper from 2003-04. Sophomore (2004): Helped lead the Buccaneers to a No. 3 ranking in the final National Junior College Athletics Association final poll... Won the team's Triple Crown with a .439 batting average, 14 home runs and 64 RBIs.. Also recorded 26 stolen bases... Blasted three home runs against Alvin Community College... Named to Texas-New Mexico Junior College All-Star Game. Freshman (2003): Batted .327 with eight home runs, 36 RBIs and 15 stolen bases.
Saint Thomas High School
Lettered for head coach Jim Connor... Was an three-time All-State and two-time All-District performer... Member of 2001 state championship squad... Broke 14 school records... Earned team Most Valuable Player honors... Was an Honor Roll student for four straight years. Senior (2002): Hit .498 with eight home runs, 40 RBIs and 30 stolen bases.
Full name is Isaias Antonio Garcia... Born on Aug. 20, 1984, in Houston... Son of Ibrahim and Rubiela Garcia... Older brothers Juan and Abe were All-Conference performers and team MVPs at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas... Also was recruited by Texas Tech, Rice, TCU and Baylor... Majoring in business management.