Denise Reann Garcia (born April 14, 1996) is an American former college soccer player who played for the Seattle Redhawks and UC Riverside Highlanders.
Early Life Edit
Garcia is the daughter of Gary and Patricia Garcia. She has a younger sister, Dayna, and younger brother, Gary.
High School CareerEdit
Garcia was a four-year varsity soccer letter winner at Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, California. She was team captain from 2012-14. Garcia helped her team advanced to CIF Semifinals in 2012 and Quarterfinals in 2013, her team won the 2013 Sierra League Champions. She was a two-time second team All-League, named first team All-League in 2013 and Second Team in 2011 and 2012, and named Defensive MVP in 2012.
For club soccer, she competed with Glendora FC (2005-08), League Champions (2006-07, 2009), Legends FC (2009-11, 2013-14), and Fram FC (2011-12). She won the National Cup Champion in 2012, Thanksgiving Surf Cup Champion in 2013. She was named captain for Legends (2009-11) and. Cal South ODP (2009-11). She was a two-time Region IV Player of the year.
Personal Life Edit
Garcia was in a relationship with Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Lonzo Ball, her high school sweetheart. On July 22, 2018 she gave birth to a baby girl, Zoey Christina Ball. They ended their relationship after four years in August 2018.