Track & Field

Ryan Vargas
Ryan Vargas

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Arcadia, CA

High School:
Arcadia HS



04/07/2014

Pair of School Records Fall

Two LMU records were broken and 11 career-best marks were achieved at the Stanford Invitational and Cal/Nevada Championships.

02/16/2013

Joerger Wins 3000m, Lions Set PRs at Pomona-Pitzer Race

Junior Kevin Joerger wins the 3000-meter at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Race.

At LMU...
2013-14...

In cross country... ran an 8k season best 26:37.73 at the 24th Annual Vanguard Invitational... competed in three total meets...

2012-13...
In cross country... personal best in the 8k with a time of 25:56.2 at Cal State Fullerton Titan Invitational... in track... personal best in the 1500m with a time of 4:05.27 at LBSU Beach Classic... personal best in the 3000m with a time of 8:56.00 at West Coast Quadrangular... personal best in the 5000m with a time of 15:47.50 at Ben Brown Invitational...

High School...
Graduate of Arcadia High School... ran cross-country and track for four years under coach Jim O'Brien...in cross-country, varsity starter for three years... team captain during his senior season... All-Arcadia during senior year... All-San Gabriel Valley for two years... All-San Gabriel conference during junior and senior season... All-Pacific League for two years... All-State Division I 3rd team during final two years... All-CIF Division I, first team for junior and senior year... recorded best times of 15:21 in 5k, 14:24 in 3 mile, 4:19 in mile, 1:58 in 800m, 53 seconds in 400m, 9:21 in 3200m... lead team to 2010 CIF championship, 2010 state championships, and 2010 national championship... in 2011, team won CIF champs, runner up in state championship, 4th place at national championship... on the track, three year varsity starter... named All-Pacific League during junior and senior season... recorded times of 4:18 in 1600m, 9:21 in 3200m, 1:57 in 800m.... competed against fellow freshmen Lance Capel and Michael Duncan in high school... covered in the Los Angeles Times, Pasadena Star News, and local Arcadia newspaper...

Personal...
Ryan Christopher Vargas was born March 28, 1994 to parents Laura and Galo Vargas in Pasadena, CA... has two sisters and one brother... volunteered with Fruit for All and Club 21... considered Baylor, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Fresno State and Arizona State before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because "it was a great fit for me academically and athletically"... a political science major.

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