D3 Week Meet a Student-Athlete: Danny Castillo, Men's Soccer

Danny Castillo (Photo by Troy Queen)
Danny Castillo (Photo by Troy Queen)

As part of NCAA Division III Week, Hood College is asking student-athletes to tell us about their experiences as a D3 student-athlete.

Danny Castillo, Men's Soccer, Sophomore

  • Major (minors): Business administration with a marketing concentration and Spanish major.
  • Why Hood? I like the small class sizes and the friendly environment on campus. I also loved the soccer team when I visited.
  • Why do you enjoy being a D3 student-athlete? I like the fact that I can play soccer while having my education as a priority.
  • What is your favorite memory as a Hood student-athlete? Winning the Drew University tournament my freshman year.
  • Tell us a fun fact most people don't know about you. I love Fortnite.
  • What is one piece of advice you would give to a future Blazer? Be friendly to everyone on campus.

Speed Round

  • Favorite food: Quickway
  • Favorite movie/book: Lone Survivor
  • Dogs or cats: Dogs
  • Go-to song before a big game/event: Dreams and Nightmares
  • Favorite TV show (all-time): Prison Break
  • Favorite music genre: Hip-hop
  • Favorite sports team: Barcelona
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