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Nick Garcia
Height: 5-11.
Weight: 165.
Born: April 9, 1979.
Hometown: Plano, Texas.
College/Club: Indiana University.

Profile: Organizes the team from his central midfield position, but has the ability to play several positions ... Scored 6 goals in 11 international appearances in 1998, including 4 during the CONCACAF U-20 qualifying tournament in Trinidad ... Not normally a dangerous scoring threat, he was successful going forward in the qualifiers, scoring two goals against Canada and another two against Trinidad & Tobago ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut on May 17, 1998 against Mexico ... Appeared in two international matches with the U.S. U-18 National Team in 1997 ... Member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team that competed in the 1995 U-17 World Championship in Ecuador ... Scored a goal in final as Indiana defeated Stanford to win the 1998 NCAA Division I National Championship ... Named Big Ten and National Freshman of the Year (1997) after starting 24 games for Indiana University ... Scored three goals for the Hoosiers in 1997, including the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship ... Named Gatorade National High School Player of the Year (1996) following his senior year at Bishop Lynch H.S. ... Favorite player is Real Madrid's Dutchman Clarence Seedorf ... Enjoys fishing, reading books and going on vacation.