Eloy Vargas

Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Height: 6-11
Weight: 230
Date of Birth:  
December 30, 1998
Plantation, FL

Eloy Vargas

2011 Summer
Traveled to China with Sports Reach USA … Was also a finalist with the Dominican Republic national team.


Played in all 38 games, averaging 1.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg. … Pulled down five rebounds in the Final Four vs. UConn … Made impact in win over Florida in the SEC Tournament championship with two points and four rebounds in 10 mins. of action … Grabbed two rebounds in six mins. vs. in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals … Blocked two shots against Florida at home … Had two points and two rebounds against at home … Finished with two points, four rebounds, and one assist in 14 mins., against Florida … Played 14 mins. against LSU, pulling down four rebounds … Played nine mins. against Auburn, pulling down three rebounds and blocking one shot … Posted his second-straight game with three blocks vs. Coppin State … Totaled a career-high eight points and three blocks in win over Winthrop … Tied a career-high with six rebounds in 10 mins. of action vs. Miss. Valley State … Played 10 minutes, logging two  points, three rebounds, one block and one steal against Indiana … Played nine minutes on the road against North Carolina, pulling down two rebounds … Scored four points and pulled down four rebounds in 17 minutes of play against Boston … Totaled career highs with six points and six rebounds vs. in the Maui Invitational championship game … Also was a perfect 4-for-4 from the charity stripe and blocked two shots … Made two crucial free throws down the stretch vs. Washington, scoring four points … Logged a season-high 16 minutes, grabbing four rebounds vs. Oklahoma … Scored four points on perfect 2-for-2 shooting from the field against Portland … Totaled four rebounds and one blocked shot while playing a season-high 14 minutes against Portland … Grabbed four rebounds, blocked one shot and dished out one assist in 13 minutes of action vs. ETSU.


High School
Ranked as the No. 10 prospect in the nation according to Rivals.com and No. 30 according to Scout.com … Averaged 21 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks while leading American Heritage High School to an 18-9 record as a senior during the 2007-08 season … Achieved two program milestones during his stay, scoring a single-game record 40 points during the 2007 season and registering a triple-double with 20 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocks in a contest during the 2008 campaign … Claimed First-Team All-County and Second-Team All-State as a junior … Averaged 21.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and four blocks during his junior season at American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla. … Won 2007 AAU National Championship as a member of Team Breakdown … Participated in multiple elite showcase games, including the Elite 24 All-Star game in New York and the 4 All-Star game in Philadelphia … Named to the Reebok Summer Championships First Team … Played prep career at Chaminade Madonna Prep for two seasons before attending American Heritage.


Miami-Dade College (2009-10): Averaged 21.1 points and 14.1 rebounds while shooting 47 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free-throw line during the 2009-10 season … Received All-America honors and conference player of the year accolades.

Florida (2008-09): Averaged 0.6 points and 0.7 rebounds with five blocks in nine appearances as a Gator … Missed first 11 games of the season while recovering from off-season ankle surgery … Played a career-high 11 minutes against Jacksonville in first round of the NIT, recording one rebound and a block … Made two free-throws and grabbed two rebounds in two minutes against Auburn.


Son of Ana Julia Vargas and Eloy Camacho Lantigua … Chose Kentucky over Arizona, North Carolina and Seattle.




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