Daniel Mountcastle
Daniel Mountcastle
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ventura, CA
High School: Ventura HS
Position: Distance
Major: Biology

2016-2017 Track

Redshirt season. 

2016 Cross Country

Competed in 4 meets for the Gauchos. Recorded an 8k PR of 24:51.4 at the Stanford Invite.

2015-2016 Track

Redshirt season. 

2015 Cross Country

Redshirt season.


Starred in the distance events for the Ventura HS Cougars...As a senior, Mountcastle placed 10th at the Distance Meet of Champions, finishing the 1,600m in a lifetime best 4:20.67. He advanced to the CIF-SS D2 Prelims where he ran 4:22.78. He lowered that time to 4:21.46 at the CIF-SS Finals, placing fifth in the event. Was the league champion in cross country in the three mile. 


Parents are Sara Juarez and Eric Mountcastle...Has two siblings, Nick and Tom...Majoring in Biology...Aspires to pursue a career in the Microbiology field...Enjoys drawing, hiking and card games...Favorite band is Boston.