Rhode Island sophomore Marta Vargas has been selected to represent Portugal in the FIBA U20 Women's European Championship this weekend, July 7-15, in Sopran, Hungary. This is the third time in her career Vargas has participated in FIBA competition, playing in both the 2015 U16 and 2017 U18 Championships.
"It's a huge honor to represent my country in such a big stage as the European Championship," Vargas said. "It's an experience that I'll always remember."
In Portugal's first game against Spain, Vargas grabbed two defensive rebounds in seven minutes of play. Spain took the victory 57-43. For the complete box score, click here.
Portugal is set to face the Netherlands tomorrow, July 8 at 9:45 a.m. You can watch Vargas represent her country by clicking here.