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Isabelle Castillo
Player Profile:
Isabelle Castillo 1595447
Position: AA
Height: 5'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newark, Calif.
High School: Newark Memorial
Club: California Gymnastics Academy

Collegiate Bests

Event Score Date
Vault -- --
Uneven Bars -- --
Balance Beam 9.775 2-28-15 at Arizona
Floor Exercise -- --
All-Around -- --

As a Sophomore (2015):

Voted “Sportsperson of the Year” at the annual team banquet after fighting through numerous injuries and surgeries to come back in her collegiate career…Appeared in two meets, competing on beam…Set a career-high 9.775 on beam at Arizona (2/28)…Made her Golden Bear debut on Feb. 21 at a tri meet at Washington with Seattle Pacific, scoring a 9.725…Exhibitioned for the first time vs. Oregon State (2/13), earning a 9.80 on beam.

As a Freshman (2014):

Did not compete…sidelined due to injury for most of the season

High School/Club:

2011 Junior Olympic National Team  Member...Placed second all-around at the 2011 JO Nationals, including a third-place finish on beam plus seventh on bars and ninth on vault…Regional all-around, beam and floor champion in 2011 and third on vault…Was the Level 10 NorCal State vault, bars and all-around champion along with second place on floor…Fourth on beam and 10th all-around at 2010 JO Nationals…the 2010 regional all-around and floor champion and second on uneven bars…Level 10 NorCal State 2nd place finisher on floor and all-around, third on the beam…Competed at the Western Nationals in 2009, finish second on bars, beam and floor and claiming the all-around title…the 2009 regional beam champion and second on bars and all around…Level 9 NorCal State beam and all-around champion (2009) and second on vault, bars and floor…Trained with California Gymnastics Academy under Neal Gallant and Rod Radunzel…Team state champion with the 2012 and 2010 NorCal Level 10 club team…2011 Region 1 Super Team was the JO National team champion…Finished second in the state with the NorCal Level 10 club team in 2011, and second in the state with the NorCal Level 9 club team in 2009…Finished in the Top 10 of Newark Memorial High School’s graduating class…a California Scholastic Federation (CSF) lifetime member…Was on the Principal’s Honor Roll from 2009-13 and an AP Scholar…Received Outstanding Student Awards in Modern Languages, Science and Math…2012 finalist for Deloitte Positive Coaching Alliance’s Triple-Impact Competitor scholarship

Personal:

Lists her best sports moment as becoming a 2011 JO National Team member and overcoming injuries in 2011 and 2013…Ambidextrous when she does leaps and turns…Enjoys running, shopping, reading, watching movies and spending time with friends and family…Parents are Bernie and Cindy – both are Cal graduates (’87)…Has one sister - Amanda

Major:

Undeclared but considering biology, public health or cognitive science – would eventually like to practice sports medicine as a doctor or physical therapist

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