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Francisco Caffaro

Center
Position
7'0''
Height
250 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Sophomore
Class
Santa Fe, Argentina
Hometown
NBA Global Academy
High School

2019-20
• Started two of 20 games
• Averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds
• Shot 52.9 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the free throw line
• Missed first two games due to injury
• Scored a season-high 10 points with a season-best seven rebounds and one block in 21 minutes vs. then-No. 7 North Carolina (12/8/19)
• Scored six points in 10 minutes against NC State (1/20/20)
• Scored three points in collegiate debut vs. Columbia (11/16/19)
• Recorded first career start vs. Stony Brook (12/18/19)
• Tallied two rebounds at Purdue (12/4/19)
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2018-19
• Redshirted the 2018-19 season

BEFORE VIRGINIA
• Participated in the National Basketball Association’s Global Academy the last two seasons (2016-18) in Canberra, Australia
• Was one of the first graduates of the NBA’s Global Academy to sign with an NCAA school
• Represented Argentina on five separate occasions in FIBA tournaments at the national team level, starting at age 15
• Registered 22 points and six rebounds for Argentina vs. Team USA at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship
• Averaged 16.7 points and 8.8 rebounds in six games as Argentina captured the bronze medal at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship
• Represented Argentina at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, averaging 7.4 points and 9.0 rebounds in seven games

PERSONAL
• 2020-21 Rivas Family Men’s Basketball Scholarship Endowment recipient
• Born in San Jorge, Sante Fe, Argentina
• Son of Sandra Marchetti and Claudio Caffaro
• Has two brothers, Agustin and Esteban
• Brother, Agustin, plays professional basketball and was a member of the Argentina national team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup
• Enjoys hanging out with friends and watching television
• Chose Virginia because of the staff, Charlottesville, the University, and the plan of work that was presented to him
• Career objective is to play in the NBA
• Undeclared major