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Santos Vargas
Position: XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yakima, Wash.
High School: Eisenhower H.S.
Experience: 2 Letters
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2015 Outdoor: DNC

2015 Indoor: DNC

2014 Outdoor: Vargas was a member of the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championship team… finished eighth in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:34.16…ran a career-best time of 4:05.65 at the Cougar Invitational and also a career-best time of 9:40.22 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Bryanc Clay Invitational.

2014 Indoor: Vargas was a member of the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championship team… placed 10 in the mile with a time of 4:30.55… and placed fourth in the 800m at the WSU Open II with a career-best time of 1:57.06.

2013 Cross Country: Vargas was the third finisher across the line at the WAC Championships with a time of 25:37.9 over the 8K course...placed 18th at the Clash of the Inland Northwest with a time of 19:16 over the 6K course...finished 42nd at the Sundodger Invitational with a time of 25:11.42 over the 8K course...took 62nd at the Dellinger Invite with a time of 25:01.3 over the 8K course... placed 152nd at the NCAA West Region Championships with a time of 33:06 over the 10K course.

2013 Outdoor: Opened up the season with two victories in the 3000m steeplechase ... ran a 9:42.64 at the Buc Scoring Invite and a 9:41.74 at the Sam Adams Classic ... his best steeplechase time came at the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 9:36.42 (5th) ... finished eigth at the WAC Championships in Arlington, Texas in the steeplechase (10:36.69) and 22nd in the 5000m (16.12.82).

2013 Indoor: Ran all three distance events during the indoor season ... ran a 4:22.94 mile at the UW Indoor Open ... finished 15th in the 5000m at the WAC Championship meet ... it was his only time running the event all season ... at the UW Husky Classic he ran a season-best time of 8:50.73 in the 3000m.

2012 Cross Country: As a freshman ran in six races for the Vandals ... his top finish came on the 8K course at the UW Sundodger Cross Country Invitational ... he ran the course in 24:53.4 (17th) ... finished 22nd (25:16.00) at the WAC Championship meet ... ran in the NCAA West Regional Qualifier.  

High School: Vargas was one of the nation’s top distance runners as a senior at Eisenhower High School in 2012 … finished fifth in the 3200m (9:16.67) and sixth in the 1600m (4:13.92) at the 2012 Washington 4A State Championships … finished his career as the EHS record holder in the 1600m (4:12.20), 3200m (9:01.82) and 2000m steeplechase (6:01.06) … finished third at the 2011 Washington 4A State Cross Country Championships as a senior with a school-record time of 15:13.5 over the 5000m course … as a junior in 2010, he helped Eisenhower win the 4A state cross country title and break a 22-year streak of Spokane-area schools winning the title at that classification … as a senior, ranked third nationally among high schoolers in the 2000m steeplechase, 34th nationally in the 3200m and 46th in the 1600m … set the meet record at the 2012 Washington-Oregon BorderDuel in the 2000m steeplechase.

Personal: He is the son of Carolina Torres … has two brothers, Miguel and Roberto, and two sisters, Coraima and Camila … also competed in tennis at Eisenhower High School … intends to major in Business at Idaho.

Indoor Career Bests:
800m: 1:57.06*
Mile: 4:21.53
3000m: 8:47.43
5000m: 16:13.20*

Outdoor Career Bests:
1500m: 4:05.65
3000m Steeplechase: 9:36.42
5000m: 16:12.82

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