17 - Javier Castro
Javier Castro
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pomona, Calif.
High School: International Polytechnic HS
Previous College: Mt. San Antonio College
Position: Forward
g 3
a 1
sh % .107
gw 2

MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE
Won consecutive Community College Championships with Mt. SAC…Was the 2010 South Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year…Was a two-time South Coast Conference First Team selection and twice garnered NSCAA All-Region Team accolades…Was a Sueño MLS Finalist in 2009 and 2010…Tallied 23 goals and 21 assists during his two seasons with the Mounties…Helped his team to a final 2011 NSCAA ranking of No. 1 and a 38-game undefeated streak.

NATIONAL/CLUB
Has played for Aresenal FC Academy and LA Galaxy U20…Has played multiple friendlies against the Mexico U17 National Team. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended International Polytechnic High School and graduated in 2009…Did not play soccer for his high school.

PERSONAL
Javier Castro was born on Aug. 15, 1991 in Guadalajara, Mexico…Parents are Rosario and Dionicio Castro…Has four older siblings: Gilberto, Erika, Beatriz, and Miriam…Intends to major in business economics at UCSB with an accounting emphasis…Career aspirations include becoming a CEO of a business and playing professional soccer…When he is not playing soccer, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, snowboarding, mountain biking, reading the Bible, and going to school…Before a game, he likes, “to pray and thank Jehovah for allowing me to what I love”…Can best be described as, “an amazing, fun, caring, young man, who has drive and motivation to succeed in the future and that is incredibly in love with soccer”…Most memorable athletics experience was scoring a goal and tallying two assists to lead his team to the California Community College State Championship…Would like people to know, “that with God anything is possible and that life is about enjoying every moment that is given to us”…Would love to play in Real Madrid or with any well-known team in Europe…Cheers for Real Madrid, Mexico, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Club Chivas, the Lakers, Steelers and Angels…Favorite athletes are Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robbin, Messi, Ronaldihno, Javier Hernandez, Kobe Bryant and Michael Phelps…Favorite movies include “Goal,” “The Blind Side,” and “That’s My Boy”…Enjoys watching ESPN, “Jersey Shore,” “Family Guy” and “Prison Break”…Favorite reads are What Does the Bible Really Teach?,” “The Town,” and “New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures.”

Recent Games
Oct 16 Sacramento State W, 2-0
Oct 19 Cal Poly L, 2-1
Oct 26 Stanford L, 1-0
Oct 28 UC Davis L, 2-1
Oct 31 at Sacramento State W, 2-1
Nov 3 at Cal Poly L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Games started 5 2
Goals 3 0
Assists 1 0
Points 7 0
Shots 28 12
Shot Pct .107 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 18 Westmont W, 3-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Aug 26 at Loyola Marymount W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 31 vs. Oregon State T, 2-2 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Gonzaga W, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 Valparaiso W, 2-1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 at San Diego W, 3-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Seattle W, 6-2 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 21 UCLA T, 1-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 23 Harvard W, 1-0 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 28 at UC Riverside W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Cal State Fullerton T, 0-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 UC Irvine W, 2-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 Cal State Northridge L, 1-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 at UC Davis L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 16 Sacramento State W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 19 Cal Poly L, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Stanford L, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 UC Davis L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 31 at Sacramento State W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Cal Poly L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2012-13 16 5 .19 .06 .44 1.75 .107 .69 .393
Total 16 5 .19 .06 .44 1.75 .107 .69 .393
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2012-13 16 5 3 1 7 28 .107 11 .393 0 0 0-0 2
Total 16 5 3 1 7 28 .107 11 .393 0 0 0-0 2
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 16 5 .19 .06 .44 1.75 .107 .69 .393
Conference 8 2 .00 .00 .00 1.50 .000 .25 .167
Exhibition 1 - .00 .00 .00 4.00 .000 2.00 .500

Home 7 3 .14 .14 .43 2.43 .059 .86 .353
Away 8 2 .12 .00 .25 1.25 .100 .50 .400
Neutral 1 - 1.00 .00 2.00 1.00 1.000 1.00 1.000

Wins 9 2 .22 .11 .56 1.89 .118 .89 .471
Losses 4 2 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 .25 .125

August 2 - .50 .00 1.00 1.00 .500 1.00 1.000
September 8 3 .25 .12 .62 1.88 .133 .88 .467
October 5 1 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 .40 .200
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 16 5 3 1 7 28 .107 11 .393 0 0 0-0 2
Conference 8 2 0 0 0 12 .000 2 .167 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 - 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0

Home 7 3 1 1 3 17 .059 6 .353 0 0 0-0 1
Away 8 2 1 0 2 10 .100 4 .400 0 0 0-0 1
Neutral 1 - 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 9 2 2 1 5 17 .118 8 .471 0 0 0-0 2
Losses 4 2 0 0 0 8 .000 1 .125 0 0 0-0 0

August 2 - 1 0 2 2 .500 2 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 3 2 1 5 15 .133 7 .467 0 0 0-0 2
October 5 1 0 0 0 10 .000 2 .200 0 0 0-0 0
November 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0

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