Check out this week's UHV Athlete Luis Vargas. Luis is an outfielder with the UHV Jaguars who is playing ball in Texas from all the way in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela. Vargas is tearing it up at the plate recently batting .467 with 8 RBI's in a series win over Wiley College. Vargas was 7 for 15 at the dish in the series and earns this week's top spot as Athlete of the Week. Vargas hopes to finish school and begin a career in Sports management

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Player: Luis Vargas

Position: Outfielder

Hometown: Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

Classification: Senior

Highlights of the Week: Compiled a 0.467 batting average and drove in eight runs to help lead the Jaguars to a Red River Athletic Conference series win over Wiley
College. The Jaguars went 2-1 in the series as Vargas was 7-for-15 at the plate with two home runs, a double and three runs scored. He leads the team with a 0.440 batting average, three home runs, 16 RBI, 5 doubles and a 0.720 slugging percentage.

Major: Sports Management

High School: 2019 graduate of Mission High School

“The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as a teaching site in Katy, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.”

Thanks to the Ashley Walyuchow and Paul Ebner with the University of Houston-Victoria Athletics Department for sharing their content with Townsquare Media Victoria.