3 Dennis Castillo
3 Dennis Castillo
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
High School: Universidad Hispanoamericana
Position: D
DENNIS CASTILLO - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Goals
Assists
Points
Shots
Shots %
SOG
SOG %
GW
PK-Att.
2012
18-18 6 0 12 22 .273 13 .591 3 3-3
2013 21-21 6 1 13 24 .250 10 .417 3 2-3
201420-2021519.1058.42111-1
Totals
59-59
14
2
30
65
.215
31
.467
7
6-7

WHILE WITH THE RAMS

2014/JUNIOR

  • Played in all 20 games, scoring two goals and recording an assist while serving as an anchor along VCU's strong back line.
  • Part of a defensive unit that ranked 11th nationally in goals against average (0.65).
  • Preseason All-American and All-Atlantic 10.


2013/SOPHOMORE

  • Played and started in 21 matches during his rookie campaign
  • Named to the All-Atlantic 10 First Team
  • Named to NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team
  • Named to VaSID All-State First Team
  • Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week and to College Soccer News National Team of the Week after scoring game-winning goal against #7 Akron last September. Also led the Rams to two shutouts in two 1-0 wins at Akron Invitational. 
  • Scored lone goal in VCU's 1-0 defeat of then defending national champion Indiana. 
  • Helped lead a defense that posted seven shutouts
  • Named one of the team's three captains

2012/ FRESHMAN

  • Played and started in 18 matches during his rookie campaign
  • Named to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team and All-Rookie squad
  • Tabbed by CollegeSoccerNews.com as a Freshman All-American
  • Selected by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to the Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Scored six goals and went a perfect 3-for-3 on penalty kicks
  • Tallied his first career goal against UMBC (8/30)
  • Helped lead a defense that posted six shutouts
  • Named one of the team's three captains

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Played and worked his way into the lineup this spring with the Rams
  • Was a member the Costa Rica U18 and U20  National Team
  • Strong defender who impressed the coaches in the spring with his great defensive prowess
  • Was the captain of his club team Deportivo Saprissa

Coach Giffard on Castillo: “Dennis is one of the more professional and hardworking college players that I’ve worked with.  He can play as a center back, a right back or even as a defensive mid.  He has scored 12 goals in his first two years with us as a defender and is one of the most impactful players in the country.”