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Ahmed Garcia
Ahmed Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
South Miami HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
04/24/1990

B/T:
L/L


08/16/2012

More than 150 FAU Student-Athletes Recognized by the SBC

153 achieved a 3.0 or higher in 2011-12

05/31/2012

FAU Has 189 Student-Athletes Achieve 3.0 GPA or Greater in Spring Semester

Ten student-athletes were named to the President's List, 19 student-athletes received Dean's List recognition

05/26/2012

Baseball Ends SBC Tournament With Extra-Inning Loss to South Alabama

Jimenez tallies three hits in loss

05/24/2012

Baseball Drops Extra-Inning Game with ULM

Pittman drives in three runs in tournament loss

05/24/2012

Wild Finish Gives Baseball Victory in Sun Belt Conference Tournament Opener

Pittman scores game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning

Junior (2011): Dependable middle reliever whose 24 appearances ranked second on team (Hugh Adams, 28)...tossed the second-most innings out of the bullpen with 41.1 innings...struck out 16 batters compared to six walks...picked up only win of the season with 6.1 shutout innings in relief against Northeastern (3/1)...tossed four innings against Stony Brook (2/25) and Troy (4/30)...struck out a season-best five batters against Northeastern...had eight consecutive appearances without allowing a run (4/24-5/15)...struck out two hitters at Miami (3/15)...had two strikeouts in home Sun Belt Conference win over Arkansas-Little Rock (5/13).

Sophomore (2010): Missed the entire season with an injury.

Freshman (2009):
Impressed as a true freshman... crafty left-handed pitcher who was promoted to FAU's No. 2 Saturday position in starting rotation by season's end... his first 15 collegiate appearances came out of the bullpen -- 10 of those first 15 relief appearances were scoreless... had a 2.84 ERA as a reliever after throwing a spotless 2/3 innings at No. 7 Miami (4/7)...tossed a pair of scoreless innings in FAU's season-opening series versus Fordham (2/21)...fanned three in extended relief appearance against Lehigh (3/3)... helped FAU knock off Louisiana-Lafayette (3/13) in league road series...won his first game after 1 1/3 innings of relief in FAU's 11-5 win over Bethune-Cookman (4/15)...made his first start three days later in the second game of a double-header against Bryant (4/18)...was fantastic in his next two appearances, limiting Western Kentucky (4/26) to one run in four-plus innings of long-relief and then beating New Orleans (5/2) in a must-win game at FAU Stadium, striking out a career-high five hitters in eight complete innings, cementing him in the weekend rotation for the remainder of the season.

High School: Turned in a phenomenal senior season at South Miami Senior High School...tossed seven complete games during a 9-1 season with 0.98 ERA...earned first team 6A-5A all-state honors as pitcher by the Miami Herald...also a 6A first team all-state pick by the Florida Sports Writers Association, one of just four pitchers in the state to earn the honor.

Personal: Economics major...born in Havana, Cuba...son of Garcia Gustavo and Noda Ivonne...became a U.S. citizen during July 4th break last summer.

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