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Daniel  Castano

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Lake Travis

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
LHP

Experience:
2L

03/29/2016

Baylor Baseball vs. University of Texas at San Antonio

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02/26/2016

Baylor Baseball vs Stony Brook - 02/26/2016

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02/19/2016

Baseball vs Washington - 02/19/2016

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05/12/2015

Baylor Baseball vs UTSA - 05/12/2015

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03/09/2014

Baylor baseball, 03/09/2014

Baylor baseball, 03/09/2014

CAREER HONORS
• 2015 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
• 2014 Big 12 All-Freshman Team
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on April 21, 2014
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

2015 (SOPHOMORE)
Made 13 starts in 16 total appearances on mound … Honorable mention All-Big 12 … Holds 25th-lowest earned run average all-time at Baylor (3.48) … Set career highs in innings pitched (77.1), complete games (1) and strikeouts (45) … Tied for first on team in strikeouts (45) and wins (4) … Ranked second on team in innings pitched and games started (13) … Ranked third on team in earned run average (3.61) … Had at least four strikeouts in seven games … Recorded at least one strikeout in 15 out of 16 games, including 14 straight … Allowed one run over eight innings with two strikeouts vs. No. 2 LSU (3/7) … Allowed no runs with four strikeouts in complete game shutout to earn win vs. Oklahoma (3/27) … Allowed one run over seven innings with four strikeouts to earn win vs. Kansas State (4/26).

2014 (FRESHMAN)
Made 10 starts in 20 total appearances ... 2014 Big 12 All-Freshman Team ... 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ... Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (fall 2013, spring 2014) ... Ranked third on the team in ERA, opposing batting average, appearances, strikeouts and games started ... Tied for first on the team in wins with five ... Ranked second on the team in innings pitched with 70 ... Picked up first career win and recorded first career strikeout in relief against No. 19 Arizona State (2/14) ... Allowed no runs over four innings to win first game as starter against Houston Baptist (3/18) ... Three consecutive wins from April 8-18, including two starts and one relief appearance ... Allowed one run over eight innings with six strikeouts against Kansas State (4/19) to earn Big 12 Newcomer of the Week.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for coach Roy Kinnan at Lake Travis (Austin, Texas) High School ... Top 500 recruit by Perfect Game and 48th-best LHP nationally ... Ranked No. 66 overall in Texas and No. 11 LHP in state by Perfect Game ... Second-team 25-4A All-District as both in final three seasons ... Went 6-3 with a 1.03 ERA in 67.2 innings over 11 appearances in 2013, allowing 16 runs on 65 hits and 17 walks with 82 strikeouts ... Hit .375 with one homer and 15 RBI in 2013 ... Named District MVP and Team MVP in 2013 ... Earned 2013 All-Central Texas first team honor ... Named to Central Texas All-Star Team in 2013 ... Went 6-4 with a 2.52 ERA in 66.2 innings over 13 appearances in 2012, allowing 29 runs on 62 hits and 24 walks with 65 strikeouts and one save ... Threw a no-hitter in District 4A playoff series vs. Crockett, striking out eight and walking just two in 2012 ... Helped team to a district championship in 2012 and state semifinals appearances in 2012 and 2013 ... Went 6-0 with a 1.66 ERA in 46.1 innings over 15 appearances in 2011, allowing 25 runs on 47 hits and 11 walks with 57 strikeouts and one save ... Posted an 18-7 career record with a 1.74 ERA in 180.2 innings over 39 appearances with two saves, allowing 70 runs on 174 hits and 52 walks with 204 strikeouts ... Played summer ball for the Austin Wings, winning national championship sophomore and junior seasons.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel Alexander Castano ... Born Sept. 17, 1994, in Orlando, Fla. ... Son of Alex and Angela Castano ... Father played linebacker at Rice ... Majoring in pre-business.

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