2006 INDOOR: Ran personal best times in two events, a 9:09.25 in the 3000M at the Wes Kittley 6 Way and a 16:04.79 at the Wes Kittley Open ... participated in the DMR at the Wes Kittley Invite with a time of 11:15.86.
2005 OUTDOOR: Ran a personal-best 9:50.13 in the 3000M at the Wes Kittley Open ... ran a season-best 4:23.14 in the 1500M at the ASU Relays ... at the TCU Invitational, posted a season-best time of 16:24.91 in the 5000M.
2005 INDOOR: In the mile, ran a 4:42.15 at the Wes Kittley Invite ... in the 3000M, clocked a 9:32.05 and a 9:40.79 at the Wes Kittley Classic and the Wes Kittley All-Comers, respectively.
2004 OUTDOOR: In the 3000M, finished eighth at the TTU Invitational with a time of 10:01.91 ... in the steeplechase, finished fifth at the ASU Relays with a season best time of 10:24.95 ... was runner-up at the TTU Invitational with a time of 10:34.46.
2004 INDOOR: In the 3000M, finished 10th at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 9:29.69 ... at the Red Raider Invitational, finished ninth with a personal-best time of 9:28.79 ... finished fourth at the Red Raider All-Comers with a time of 9:39.49 ... member of the DMR team who turned in a second place finish at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 11:09.88.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2003 graduate of Del Rio High School in Del Rio, Texas ... as a junior, team was district runner-up and regional qualifiers ... member of 2002 Cross Country District Championship team with the best regional finish in school history with a fifth-place finish ... track team was also District Champions ... two-time cross country runner of the year and regional qualifier ... personal bests include 15:56 in the 3 mile, 4:44 in the mile and 9:59 in the 2 mile ... also a member of the National Honor Society and Physics Club.
PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1985 in Del Rio, Texas ... son of Gerardo and Maria Vargas ... has two older siblings, Gerardo Jr. and Marilu ... enjoys playing guitar and golf ... undecided on a major.