Position
Pitcher
Height
5'7
Class
Freshman
Hometown
LaPorte, Texas
B/T
R
High School
LaPorte HS

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Made 19 appearances, going 3-3 … Posted two complete-game shutouts and combined for four more shutouts … Was called upon to step into more of a starting role after an injury to Dani Hofer … Threw a complete-game one-hitter in a shutout at Southeastern La. … Had probably her best career outing in holding the powerful hitting No. 2 Northwestern to only four runs on four hits in five and two-thirds innings before earning a no decision … Posted a season-high five strikeouts on three occasions (vs. Northwestern, vs. Nicholls State, vs. Southeastern La.).

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Made 12 appearances, going 6-1 … Threw her third career no-hitter against Centenary … Posted three complete-game shutouts and combined for two more shutouts … Recorded a career-high nine strikeouts against Texas State … Allowed only eight earned runs in 42 innings pitched … Averaged over 6.8 strikeouts per seven innings … Threw a complete-game one-hitter against Southern Miss … Did not allow a double or a triple on the season … Did not record a wild pitch.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Made eight appearances, going a perfect 5-0 … Threw just the third perfect game in school history, with the feat coming against Grambling State in the second game of a doubleheader … Threw back-to-back no-hitters; after recording the perfect game against Grambling, she threw a no-no against Mississippi Valley State … Became the first player in LSU history to throw back-to-back complete-game no-hitters … Led the SEC in earned run average, opponent’s batting average, hits allowed, runs allowed and earned runs allowed, doubles allowed, triples allowed and home runs allowed for the season … Ranked second in the league in walks allowed … Missed the latter part of the season with a broken bone in her foot that required surgery.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Made 17 appearances, going 7-2 … Threw three complete-game shutouts on the season … Threw a one-hit shutout against Grambling State in the Tiger Classic … Also threw two-hitters against Grambling State, Ohio and Columbia … Struck out a season-best six batters twice (vs. Grambling State and Ohio) … Did not allow a home run in 64.2 innings pitched.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters in softball … Team was ranked as high as fifth nationally her senior season, finishing the year ranked eighth … Team was ranked 13th in 2003 … Led her team to district championships as a junior and senior … Team advanced to the regional finals in 2003 and 2004 … Was a first-team all-district selection as well as the district Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior … Was a first-team all-Greater Houston and all-state selection as a senior … Was a second-team all-Greater Houston and all-state selection as a junior … Selected the team Most Valuable Player as a junior and a senior … Earned the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award … Went 30-2 as a senior with a 0.48 earned run average and 248 strikeouts.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tiffany Michelle Garcia … Parents are Mitchell and Julene Garcia … Has one brother, Jason … High school teammate of Rachel Mitchell at LaPorte High School … Born on Oct. 28, 1985, in Pasadena, Texas.

 

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