|High School:||Saint Mary's HS|
A three-year varsity letterman at Saint Mary's High School, Garcia helped lead the Rams to three winning seasons and an untarnished Tri City Athletic League conference record of 35-4. The Stockton, Calif. native was the team leader in steals during her sophomore, junior, and senior season tallying a career total of 146. Garcia would also lead the Rams in assists her final two years with 32 per season.
The two-meter/attacker aided Saint Mary's to three-straight postseason appearances along with a perfect 10-0 TCAL record and Sac-Joaquin Section Semifinal appearance her senior year. Garcia would also lead St. Mary's with a shooting percentage of .469 percent during her final season.
Garcia earned Tri City Athletic League honors three times (2016-2018) and CIF San Joaquin Section All-Section honors twice (2017-2018). She was also named to the USA Water Polo Academic All-American team her junior year.
Mia is the daughter of Linda and Antonio Garcia. She has one brother, Micheal, who currently plays for the men's water polo team at Chapman University. Mia hopes to earn a degree in Pharmacy at the University of Pacific.
Garcia was part of the California State Federation and National Honors Society her senior year of high school.