3 Dennis Castillo
3 Dennis Castillo
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
High School: Universidad Hispanoamericana
Position: D
g 3
a 0
pts 6
gw 1

2015: SENIOR

  • Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year
  • Named to the Atlantic 10 Championship team
  • Named to the Atlantic 10 First Team
  • VCU's all-time leader in starts with 78
  • Scored the equalizer at Dayton, which sent the match into extra time...VCU made a thrilling come-back to take down Dayton 3-2 (11/7)
  • Preseason All-Atlantic 10
  • Named to the STIHL All-Tournament Team (VCU finished the round-robin tournament 2-0 with wins over Hartford and Jacksonville)
  • Scored his first goal of the season vs. #25 Akron (8/28)
  • Named one of the team's three captains, making him a four-year captain (the first-ever four-year captain during Coach Giffard's tenure)
  • Named PDL Defensive Player of the Year (Portland U23) 

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 in the nation in goals against average (0.65)
  • Preseason All-American and All-Atlantic 10
  • Named one of the team's three captains

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 the game-winning goal against #7 Akron (9/13).
  • 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:

  • 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
Recent Games
Oct 24 George Washington L, 1-0
Oct 28 William & Mary L, 2-0
Nov 7 at Dayton W, 3-2
Nov 12 vs. George Washington W, 4-0
Nov 13 vs. Fordham W, 1-0
Nov 15 vs. Dayton L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 8
Games started 21 8
Goals 3 2
Assists 0 0
Points 6 4
Shots 20 10
Shot Pct .150 .200
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 22 N.C. State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 28 No. 25 Akron L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Aug 30 No. 21 Coastal Carolina L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 at California (RV) L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 at No. 16 Stanford L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 11 Hartford W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 Jacksonville W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 Georgetown (RV) T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 No. 6 Virginia L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 at UCLA L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 at No. 12 Old Dominion   - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at George Mason T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 St. Bonaventure W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Davidson W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Oct 14 at La Salle T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 17 Duquesne T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 21 at Saint Louis L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 24 George Washington L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 William & Mary L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 7 at Dayton W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Nov 12 vs. George Washington W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 13 vs. Fordham W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 15 vs. Dayton L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2012-13 18 18 .33 .00 .67 1.22 .273 .72 .591
2013-14 21 21 .29 .05 .62 1.14 .250 .48 .417
2014-15 20 20 .10 .05 .25 .95 .105 .40 .421
2015-16 21 21 .14 .00 .29 .95 .150 .52 .550
Total 80 80 .21 .03 .45 1.06 .200 .53 .494
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2012-13 18 18 6 0 12 22 .273 13 .591 3 0 3-3 1
2013-14 21 21 6 1 13 24 .250 10 .417 2 0 2-3 3
2014-15 20 20 2 1 5 19 .105 8 .421 3 0 1-1 1
2015-16 21 21 3 0 6 20 .150 11 .550 4 0 0-0 1
Total 80 80 17 2 36 85 .200 42 .494 12 0 6-7 6
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 21 21 .14 .00 .29 .95 .150 .52 .550
Conference 8 8 .25 .00 .50 1.25 .200 1.00 .800
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 .18 .00 .36 1.00 .182 .64 .636
Away 7 7 .14 .00 .29 .86 .167 .43 .500
Neutral 3 3 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .33 .333
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Wins 7 7 .29 .00 .57 1.57 .182 1.14 .727
Losses 10 10 .10 .00 .20 .50 .200 .10 .200
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August 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 .50 1.000 .50 1.000
September 7 7 .00 .00 .00 .71 .000 .14 .200
October 8 8 .13 .00 .25 .88 .143 .75 .857
November 4 4 .25 .00 .50 1.75 .143 .75 .429
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 21 21 3 0 6 20 .150 11 .550 4 0 0-0 1
Conference 8 8 2 0 4 10 .200 8 .800 4 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 11 11 2 0 4 11 .182 7 .636 2 0 0-0 1
Away 7 7 1 0 2 6 .167 3 .500 2 0 0-0 0
Neutral 3 3 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 7 7 2 0 4 11 .182 8 .727 3 0 0-0 1
Losses 10 10 1 0 2 5 .200 1 .200 1 0 0-0 0
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August 2 2 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 7 0 0 0 5 .000 1 .200 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 1 0 2 7 .143 6 .857 3 0 0-0 1
November 4 4 1 0 2 7 .143 3 .429 1 0 0-0 0