Dennis Garcia
Dennis Garcia
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Mary Carroll
Major: Biological Engineering

2013-14: NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (4/21) … compiled a record of 5-4 in singles and 9-3 in doubles action throughout his sophomore season … played the majority of his doubles matches in the No. 3 position … won 8-1 against Coast Guard (4/5) at No. 2 and had an 8-2 victory over Emerson (4/16) in the top spot … played a role in MIT’s wins over Babson (4/27) in the NEWMAC finals with his 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 6 … in the first round of NCAAs against Nichols (5/9), he and Jeffrey Bu had an 8-2 win at No. 3 to help lead the Engineers to a 5-0 victory.

2012-13: Competed in six matches as a freshman … ended the season with a record of 3-0 in singles and 4-0 in doubles … had a 6-2, 6-1 win in his collegiate debut against Baruch (3/09) in the No. 3 position … won a tiebreaker 2-0 against Coast Guard (4/13) at No. 3 to take the match with a score of 6-4, 7-6 … paired up with Jeffrey Bu at No. 3 to win against four different opponents throughout the season.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science and engineering … held an internship in the Draetta Lab MC Anderson Cancer Research Center … worked in the Graybiel Lab Brain and Cognitive Science Building, researching the role of cortico-basal ganglia circuits in human evolution.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Mary Carroll High School … district doubles champion (2009, 2010) … district singles champion (2011, 2012) … Newcomer of the year (2008) … MVP … regional singles runner up (2012) … ranked top 50 for 18 and under … team captain (2010-12) … varsity letterwinner.