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Eugene Vazquez

Eugene  Vazquez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Timber Creek

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
OF

07/30/2015

Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team

03/14/2014

Baseball Blasts CCSU, 10-0, behind Skoglund's Three-Hit Shutout

The junior set a new-career high with 11 strikeouts.

03/08/2014

Baseball's Ninth-Inning Rally Not Enough as CMU Takes Game 2 in Extra Innings

Central Michigan 3, UCF 2 in 10 innings.

01/15/2014

"Know Your Knights" - Eugene Vazquez

UCFKnights.com spoke to freshman outfielder Eugene Vazquez

12/02/2013

Baseball Completes Fall Workouts with Knights Challenge

Coach Klosterman's squad took the team title.

Sophomore (2015)
-Made 22 appearances, including 12 starts in the OF
-Posted a .288 avg., .462 slugging pct., .339 on-base pct.
-Notched four multi-hit and two multi-RBI games
-Drove in eight runs on a double, triple and two homers
-Earned the start on Opening Knight with two hits against Siena (2/13)
-Recorded a pair of base knocks and an RBI against Siena (2/15)
-Blasted a solo homer as a reserve at Florida (3/4)
-Produced a two-run round tripper against Presbyterian (3/22)
-Notched a double at Tulane (4/18)
-Registered a two-hit contest at USF (5/15)
-Notched a pair of hits, including a two-run double at USF (5/16)
-Delivered a run-scoring single against UConn (5/21) in the American Championship
-Competed with the Alaskan Glacier Pilots during the summer of 2015

Freshman (2014)
-Appeared in five games with four starts (4 RF) in first season on campus
-Caught his first-career hit against Central Michigan (3/8) and added his first-career run
-Scored the second run of his career against Central Connecticut St. (3/14)

Prior to UCF
-Four-year letterwinner at Timber Creek HS as an outfielder, second baseman and pitcher under coaches Scott Grove and Glenn Finnerty
-Was a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) while in high school
-Showed off incredible versatility by winning Hitter of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year (twice) in separate seasons

Personal
-Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico
-Son of Eugenio Vazquez and Evelyn Colon
-Has a brother, Gino, and two sisters, Evana and Marian
-Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science

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