Michelle Castro
Michelle Castro
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Whittier, Calif.
Position: Port/Starboard

2011-12: Rowed starboard for Second 8 line-up at Lexington Reservoir vs. Mills … team finished first with a time of 8:36 … rowed 5th seat vs. St. Mary’s at the San Diego Crew Classic … rowed 3rd seat for Second 8 line-up at Marina Del Ray vs. LMU … team finished second with a time of 8:39 … rowed 7th seat for the Novice 8 line-up at Lake Natoma vs. Occidental, University of California Irvine, Humboldt State, University of California San Diego, Oregon and Sonoma State … team finished seventh with a time of 7:47 … rowed 7th seat for the Novice 8/ heat 1 line-up vs. Georgetown, University of California Davis, University of California Santa Barbara, Occidental, University of California Irvine and Oregon …  team finished seventh with a time of 8:00 … rowed 4th seat for the Second 8 line-up at Sacramento vs. Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s, Portland, Creighton, LMU and University of San Diego … team finished seventh with a time of 7:45.

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: Enters her freshman year at Santa Clara as a first-time rower … has past athletic experience at the high school level in water polo and swimming.

PERSONAL: Born in Monterey Park, CA … daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Castro … attended La Serna High School … hobbies include spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, baking, photography, swimming, volunteering and living her faith through Catholicism … undecided major in Arts & Sciences.