Maria Jose Vargas
NATIONALITY: Bosnia and Herzegovina
- RESIDENCE: Buenos Aries, Argentina
- BORN: 1993-03-18
- HEIGHT: 172cm
- WEBSITE: http://www.mariajosevargas.com/
Named the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour’s (LPRT) Rookie of the Year in 2013, Maria has stormed up the professional ranks into the Top 3. In December 2014, Vargas captured her first professional tournament title at the LPRT event in Arlington, Virginia. Maria started playing the game at the age of eight and her junior career includes a Gold Medal in the Girls’ 18 & Under division at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Los Angeles.
Born in Bolivia, now playing for Argentina, Maria has continued her international success as an adult. She won the Gold Medal at the 2014 Pan American Racquetball Championships in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
International Medals: 2014 World Championships Singles Bronze 2014 Pan American Championships Doubles Silver 2011 Pan Am Games Singles Bronze 2011 Pan Am Games Team Bronze
Professional Accomplishments: 2013-14 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End No. 3 Rankings 2013 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Rookie of the Year
- Christmas Classic Champion (1st Professional Career Title)
- Pan American Championships Singles Gold