Oct. 15, 2012
DAVIS, Calif. - - Freshman Jamie Garcia, who had a goal and an assist against Towson University on Friday, was named the NorPac Field Hockey Conference West Division Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season, it was announced on Monday.
Garcia, a midfielder from Fallbrook, assisted on Cloey LemMon's goal in the fourth minute and then picked up one of her own off a penalty corner in the fifth minute as UC Davis took an early 2-0 lead over Towson. The Tigers battled back, however, with three goals to post a 3-2 overtime victory.
Garcia tallied 61 minutes in Sunday's loss to No. 6 and defending NCAA champion Maryland. She's currently second on the team with 15 points and has a team-high seven assists.
UC Davis, 6-9 overall and 2-1 in the NorPac, returns to the field on Saturday when it hosts No. Stanford at 6 p.m. at Aggie Stadium.