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Matthew Garza
Matthew  Garza

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Midlothian, TX

High School:
Mansfield Timberview

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 150

02/04/2018

Blue Jays Post Six More NCAA B Cuts on Final Day of Nike Cup

Blue Jays Post Six Personal Bests

02/03/2018

Johns Hopkins Posts NCAA B Cuts on Day Two of Nike Cup

Blue Jays Post Eight Personal Bests and Four NCAA B Cuts on Day Two

02/02/2018

Johns Hopkins Post Personal Bests on Day One of Nike Cup

Blue Jays Post Seven Personal Bests and Three NCAA B Cuts

12/03/2017

Johns Hopkins Takes Fourth at Princeton's Big Al Open

Fabian Posts Second Fastest Time in School History in 100 Free

11/04/2017

Johns Hopkins Takes Second at Thomas Murphy Invitational

Blue Jays Win Seven Events on Saturday

2017-18:
- Took second in 200 Fly at Carnegie Mellon
- Won 400 Medley Relay (3:26.88) and placed second in 400 Free Relay at Nike Invitational

2016-17:
- Made collegiate debut at Georgetown
- Placed third in 200 Medley Relay versus Loyola
- Took third in 200 Medley Relay versus Drexel
- Finished third in 500 Free in win over Franklin & Marshall
- Placed third in 400 Medley Relay; second in C Final of 200 IM, third in C Final of 100 Fly, second in B Final of 200 Fly at Carolina Nike Invite

Personal:
- Matthew Garza
- Son of David and Teresa Garza
- Father ran cross country at Northwood University
- Holds school records in 100 Fly, 200 IM, 100 Breast and 200 Medley Relay
- Four-time Outstanding Swimmer of the Year
- Named Outstanding Newcomer of the Year as a freshman
- Four-time district champion in 200 IM and three-time district champion in 100 Fly
- District runner-up in 100 Fly and regional champion in 200 IM as a junior
- Regional runner-up in 100 Fly as a junior and senior
- Team captain as a junior and senior
- Placed 5th at state championship in 100 Fly as a senior
- Scholastic All-American and first team all-state as a senior
- Also ran cross country and captained the team
- Four-time regional qualifier and was the district runner-up
- Named Outstanding Cross Country Athlete of the Year
- Swam eight years with the Mansfield Aquatic Club
- Member of Senior Elite team
- Futures Swimmer
- Has done research with the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health
- Dean's List student majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in women, gender & sexuality


Career Top Times Time Date Meet
50 Free 24.15  10-28-16  Thomas Murphy Invitational 
100 Free 48.55 01-27-18 Blue Jay Invitational
200 Free 1:44.07 02-02-18 Nike Invitational
500 Free 5:01.35  11-11-16 F&M/Mary Washington
1000 Free 10:16.58 11-18-17 NYU/TCNJ
100 Fly 50.99  02-04-17 Nike Invitational
200 Fly 1:52.07 02-04-18 Nike Invitational
200 IM 1:55.84  02-05-17 Nike Invitational
400 IM 4:14.95    12-02-16 TPSC Invitational
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