Ohio State Career Honors- Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012-13 - Posted runner-up and sixth-place finishes at Harris Open (Nov. 17) and Michigan State Open (Nov. 11), respectively, en route to 7-3 overall record ... fall time of 36 seconds vs. Connor Brancheau of Michigan at Michigan State Open served as third-fastest fall time on team in 2013.
2011-12 - 13-13 overall; 8-9 in dual action; 4-4 in Big Ten ... finished fifth at Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 5) ... first-career Big Ten win came against Indiana's Anthony Fretwell (Dec. 18), an 11-0 major decision ... scored huge 6-5 victory over Iowa's and No. 6 Mike Evans (Jan. 20) en route to helping Buckeyes defeat No. 2 Hawkeyes, 21-9 ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State- No. 1 in the nation at 160 pounds ... four-time Washington state champion; just sixth wrestler in state history to win four individual titles ... named to 2010 ASICS First Team All-America roster ... trained with U.S. National Team in Colorado Springs, Colo., for five months ... competed at Petko Sirakov/Ivan Illiev Junior International tournament in Bulgaria and finished fifth ... 2009 Outstanding Wrestler at Junior Nationals ... quarterback at Sedro Woolley; led team to Class 3A state playoffs; Skagit Valley Herald Offensive Player of the Year.
Personal- Son of Jeret and Donna ... has one sister Jalysse.
Derek Garcia Career Statistics