- 2011 All-College Station Regional team
2014 (SENIOR): One of three Aggies hitting in the double digits in home runs … Also has a team second-best 11 doubles … .286 average on 46 hits, while scoring 95 runs and drawing 20 walks … Amassed 90 total bases and ranks third on the team with a .559 slugging percentage … Had the 7th grand slam of her career at Auburn (April 25) … Turned three double plays on the year from third base.
2013 (JUNIOR): Everyday player in the Aggies lineup, starting all 60 games at third base for the Maroon and White ... Hit .312 (45-of-144) with 43 RBI and 12 homers ... Slugged five doubles and three triples good for a .660 slugging pct ... Drew 26 walks and was hit by seven pitches placing her near the top of the team in on-base percentage (.438) ... Stole four bases in six attempts ... Season featured two five-game hit streaks as well as three games with at-least five RBI ... Nine multi-hit, seven multi-run and two multi-home run games ... Made the most of her two plate appearances against Texas State, hammering two home runs and six RBI in the 9-1 victory (Mar. 26) ... Went 1-for-3 against Alabama in the SEC Tournament with a grand slam and a sacrifice fly in the heart-breaking 10-9 loss (May 8) ... Hit two home runs against Baylor to propel the Aggies to the Super Regional, going 2-for-2 with five RBI.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Started in 47 games, all at third base...Recorded 23 RBI and eight home runs...Recorded six RBI against Texas (April 6)...Had 26 runs, the fifth highest on the team, and six doubles, third highest on the team...Recorded a triple against Marist (March 14), one of only three for the team during the season...Lead the team with 90 fielding assists...Recorded three double plays
2011 (FRESHMAN): Started in 56 games for the Aggies, all of them at third base ... Named to the All-College Station Regional team after hitting two grand slams and plating 10 runs on the weekend ... Had a career-high three hits against Florida A&M (March 19) and again vs. Syracuse (May 21) ... Collected a career-high five RBI against Sacred Heart (May 20) during the College Station Regional ... Was 7-for-8 on the base paths ... Hit a team-best three grand slams on the season, at Kansas (May 1) and against Sacred Heart (May 20) and Syracuse (May 21) in the NCAA College Station Regional ... Hit the game-winning single in the ninth inning vs. LSU in the NCAA College Station Regional final to advance to the Super Regional Round (May 22).
PREVIOUS ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: NFCA All-American ... Two-time all-state student-athlete ... Three-year varsity letterwinner ... Three-time selection to all-district first team ... Named 2007 UIL 23-5A Newcomer of the Year ... Member of the all-region first team in 2008 ... Helped her team win the district championship and advance to the regional quarterfinals in 2007 ... Team was named district co-champion in 2008 ... Played travel ball for the Missouri City Magic.
PERSONAL: Amber Elaine Garza was born August 29, 1991 ... Daughter of Pete and Sally Garza of Missouri City, Texas ... Has two siblings, Pete Jr. (26) and Alyssa (24) ... Chose Texas A&M because "it has always been my dream to play softball at Texas A&M. After my first visit, I knew without a doubt it was where I wanted to be. I love the school's traditions and the Aggie way of life. A&M is an amazing school with an incredible softball program. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else!"