Castro Notes: Started all 55 games at first base during freshman campaign ... a really dangerous hitter ... versatile enough to use as a utility player ... will get a lot of at bats this year because she can help win games with one swing.
2014: Pac-12 Honorable Mention ... Pac-12 All-Freshman Team ... tied for team-high honors with seven home runs this season and leading the Pac-12 with 36 double plays this season at first base went 2-for3 with a season-high six RBI, thanks to a pair of homers, against Portland State (2/8) ... hit two doubles and scored twice against UTEP (2/14) ... at No. 5 Washington, went 2-for-4 in the second game of the series against the Huskies (3/15) ... in the series opener against No. 3 Oregon, had three hits, including a double, and scored a run (3/22) ... hit a two-run homer against Idaho State (3/26) ... tagged a solo home run in the series finale at No. 1 UCLA (3/30) ... in the series against Oregon State, recorded three straight two-RBI outings (4/4-4/6) ... in the first game versus Oregon State went 2-for-3 for one RBI, including a triple (4/4) ... connected on a two-run homer in the middle game against the Beavers (4/5) ... went 2-for-3 for an RBI and a triple in the series finale (4/6) ... hit a single, drove in a run and drew two walks in the first game of a doubleheader at Weber State (4/8) ... was 2-for-3 with three RBI against Stanford (4/17) ... came up with two hits and two RBI against the Cardinal (4/19) ... was 2-for-3 with three RBI versus Cal (5/1).
High School/Travel Ball: Team won CIF title in 2011 and league title in 2010 ... 2011 CIF Player of the Year ... 2011 league MVP and Grizzly Athlete of the Year ... Press Telegram Dream Team (First Team) in 2011 and 2012 ... L.A. Wave East Regional Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 ... four-time All-CIF and all-league first team honoree ... ESPN All-American team ... MaxPreps All-State Team ... four-year starter at shortstop ... hit 40 career homers for 181 RBI ... had 183 career hits and scored 174 runs ... two-time team captain ... turned in a .568 average, had 46 hits (including 13 doubles, 12 homers, .591 on-base and 1.222 slugging percentage) for 51 RBI and scored 40 runs during senior year at Calvary Chapel ... hit .649 with a 1.270 slugging percentage with 11 home runs and 55 RBI during junior season... won Southern California travel team titles in 2006 with American Athletics and in 2009 with Lakewood Firecrackers ... both teams went on to take third at ASA Nationals ... was also captain of the volleyball team for three years and three-time first-team all-league selection in addition to being named team MVP in 2011 ... earned the Principal's Award ... graduated in the top 15 percent of her class with honors and a 4.0 GPA.
Personal: Daughter of Fausto and Maribel Castro ... born July 26, 1995 ... major is undeclared.