Outlook:Cesar Vargas joins the Huskers? lineup after redshirting during the 2002 season. He is an athletic player who possesses a deceiving game, as his finesse style can frustrate opponents. After a solid redshirt season, Vargas may be the most improved Husker in 2003 and looks to become a consistent weapon for Nebraska, especially with his solid forehand.
As a Junior (2001-02):Vargas redshirted his junior year after transferring from Texas-Pan American.
As a Sophomore (2000-01):During the spring season at Texas-Pan American, Vargas collected a 5-3 record at the No. 3 position and a 3-1 mark at the No. 4 spot in singles play. In doubles action, he recorded a team-best 7-3 mark, including a win over the 35th ranked duo from Arkansas-Little Rock. Vargas reached the finals of the Brentwood Collegiate Invitational in the fall for the Broncos.
As a Freshman (1999-2000):In his first year at Texas-Pan American, Vargas posted a 9-5 singles record at the No. 3 spot. He also earned a 7-5 doubles record while playing at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.
High School:Vargas was a Minnesota high school state champion in singles play, while his squad at Edina High School also won the state team championship. He was ranked as high as ninth in the county while competing in juniors. Vargas was also a four-time state champion in Sinaloa, Mexico.
Personal:Cesar is the son of Jaime Vargas and Rose Maria Rodriguez and was born Feb. 28, 1980. He has one sister, Rosa, and one brother, Jaime. Cesar is majoring in international business at Nebraska.