Cal Track & Field BIO
Anthony Castro
Player Profile:
Anthony Castro 1251061
Other Position: 1500-5000
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Glendora, Calif.
High School: Glendora HS
Experience: High School
  • Ranked 21st among state preps in the 1600m with a best of 4:13.77 set at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • The Southern Section Division II cross country runner-up his senior year

Cross Country: Raced in two events during the fall, taking 169th at the Stanford Invitational and 104th at the Bronco Invitational. High School: Fourth in both the 800m and 1600m at the San Gabriel Valley championships ... best time in the 800m is 1:55.51 run as a junior ... ran 9:18.99 for 3200m at the Azusa Distance Meet of Champions and 9:21.09 at Arcadia Invitational ... voted team MVP as a junior and senior ... also a two-time cross country and track & field team MVP ... placed 14th at the state Division II meet in 2010. Personal: Born Sept. 1, 1993 ... parents are Eli Alvine and Athena Castro ... a first-generation Filipino ... an accomplished musician who sings and plays the guitar ... an AP Scholar with Distinction in high school ... received the Outstanding Soloist Award at the Mayfair and Fullerton Jazz Festival ... undeclared major, but has expressed an interest in electrical engineering.
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