Sahara Castillo Athlete Profile

#15 Sahara Castillo

Sahara Castillo
Position: Outside Hitter Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 2002-2003 Hometown: Lima, Peru Last School: Ricks College

Personal

She is one of two daughters of Oscar and Rosa Castillo ... both parents participated in track and field ... father played soccer ... fitness and wellness major with a business management minor.

Before BYU

RICKS COLLEGE - (2001): REDSHIRT
SOPHOMORE - (2000): Starting outside hitter ... named the most inspirational Ricks athlete ... played with current BYU teammate and fellow transfer Laura Nielsen.
FRESHMAN - (1999): played through an injury as a freshman ... starting outside hitter.
CLUB/NATIONAL: Played three years as a member of the Peruvian National Women's Volleyball team ... helped the national team to a ninth-place finish at 1998 World Championships in Tokyo ... played five years of club volleyball, winning the club championship each season ... was named best athlete at 1997 International Club Tournament in Chile.
HIGH SCHOOL : Played at Canonesas de la Cruz High School ... coached by Jose Medrano ... helped 1996 team win the IPD National Championship and take second place in South America ... also lettered in track and field as a distance runner.

Stats

2003 SEASON & CAREER MATCH HIGHS
Kills 
 Season: 1 vs Utah, 11/20/03
 Career: 6 at Utah State, 10/8/02
Attempts
 Season: 2 at Florida, 8/30/03
 Career: 13 at Utah State, 10/8/02
Hitting Percentage
 Season: (1.000) vs Utah, 11/20/03
 Career: .308 at Utah State, 10/8/02
Assists
 Season: N/A
 Career: N/A
Digs
 Season: 2 vs UVSC, 9/19/03
 Career: 11 (twice)
Block Solo
 Season: N/A 
 Career: N/A
Block Assist
 Season: N/A 
 Career: 1 (twice)
Total Blocks
 Season: N/A 
 Career: 1 (twice)
Aces
 Season: 3 vs New Mexico St., 12/4/03
 Career: 3 (thrice)
YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year   MP-GP   K   E   A   Pct.  Ast.  SA  SE  RE  Dig  BS  BA  TB  BE  BHE	
2002   25-80   9   10  39 -.026  9     19  53  16  101  0   2   2   0   1
2003   21-51   1   0   4   .250  0     12  22  0   12   0   0   0   0   0	
Total  46-131  10  10  43  .000  9     31  75  16  113  0   2   2   0   1

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS



                    Final 2003 BYU Women's Volleyball Stats
            BYU Cougars Individual Game-by-Game (as of Jan 23, 2004)
                                  All matches


                                                        #15 CASTILLO, Sahara
                                         |-------ATTACK------|  SET |-SERVE-| PASS  DEF |-------BLOCK------|  GEN          Team
 Date         Opponent                GP    K    E   TA    Pct    A   SA   SE   RE  DIG   BS   BA   BE Total  BHE Points   Hit%
 
 Aug 30, 2003 at FLORIDA.............  1    0    0    2   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .052
 Sep 13, 2003 RICE...................  4    0    0    0   .000    0    0    2    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .280
 Sep 13, 2003 PENN STATE.............  5    0    0    0   .000    0    1    2    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    1.0   .250
 Sep 19, 2003 UTAH VALLEY............  3    0    0    0   .000    0    2    1    0    2    0    0    0   0.0    0    2.0   .422
 Sep 20, 2003 NEVADA.................  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    3    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .333
 Sep 26, 2003 COLORADO STATE.........  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .123
 Sep 27, 2003 WYOMING................  2    0    0    0   .000    0    2    1    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    2.0   .342
 Oct 02, 2003 at New Mexico..........  3    0    0    0   .000    0    1    1    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    1.0   .363
 Oct 03, 2003 at Air Force...........  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    2    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .323
 Oct 07, 2003 at Weber State.........  3    0    0    1   .000    0    0    2    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .194
 Oct 10, 2003 UTAH...................  2    0    0    0   .000    0    0    2    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .208
 Oct 17, 2003 SAN DIEGO STATE........  3    0    0    0   .000    0    2    2    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    2.0   .211
 Oct 18, 2003 UNLV...................  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    3    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .439
 Oct 31, 2003 NEW MEXICO.............  1    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .365
 Nov 01, 2003 AIR FORCE..............  1    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .352
 Nov 14, 2003 at UNLV................  2    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .227
 Nov 20, 2003 vs Air Force...........  2    0    0    0   .000    0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    1.0   .366
 Nov 21, 2003 vs Utah................  1    1    0    1  1.000    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    1.0   .122
 Nov 28, 2003 EASTERN MICHIGAN.......  1    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .312
 Dec 04, 2003 vs New Mexico State....  3    0    0    0   .000    0    3    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0    3.0   .243
 Dec 05, 2003 at Hawai`i.............  2    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0    0.0   .256
 Totals.............................. 51    1    0    4   .250    0   12   22    0   12    0    0    0   0.0    0   13.0   .255
 Games played: 51
 Kills per game: 0.02
 Service aces per game: 0.24
 Digs per game: 0.24
 Blocks per game: 0.00
 Points per game: 0.25


                    2002 Final BYU Women's Volleyball Stats
            BYU Cougars Individual Game-by-Game (as of Jan 23, 2004)
                                  All matches


                                                        # 5 CASTILLO, Sahara
                                         |-------ATTACK------|  SET |-SERVE-| PASS  DEF |-------BLOCK------|  GEN   Team
 Date         Opponent                GP    K    E   TA    Pct    A   SA   SE   RE  DIG   BS   BA   BE Total  BHE   Hit%
 
 Sep 05, 2002 USC....................  1    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0   .053
 Sep 07, 2002 FLORIDA GATORS.........  2    0    0    1   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0   .079
 Sep 13, 2002 vs Louisiana-Lafayette.  1    0    0    0   .000    0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0   .377
 Sep 14, 2002 vs Sam Houston State...  1    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0.0    0   .360
 Sep 14, 2002 at Texas A&M...........  2    0    0    0   .000    0    0    1    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .267
 Sep 20, 2002 ILLINOIS...............  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    1    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .189
 Sep 27, 2002 at San Diego State.....  3    0    0    2   .000    0    1    3    0    7    0    0    0   0.0    0   .087
 Sep 28, 2002 at UNLV................  3    0    0    1   .000    0    0    0    0    2    0    0    0   0.0    0   .235
 Oct 04, 2002 AFA....................  2    0    0    0   .000    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .073
 Oct 08, 2002 at Utah State..........  5    6    2   13   .308    0    3    3    2    6    0    1    0   1.0    0   .177
 Oct 11, 2002 at Utah................  3    0    0    1   .000    1    1    3    2    8    0    0    0   0.0    0   .098
 Oct 18, 2002 at Colorado State......  5    0    0    0   .000    2    1    2    1   11    0    0    0   0.0    0   .182
 Oct 19, 2002 at Wyoming Cowgirls....  5    0    0    0   .000    1    3    5    0    9    0    0    0   0.0    0   .330
 Oct 25, 2002 UNLV...................  4    0    4   10  -.400    1    1    3    0    5    0    1    0   1.0    0   .173
 Oct 26, 2002 SAN DIEGO STATE........  3    0    0    0   .000    1    1    1    1    4    0    0    0   0.0    0   .157
 11/01/02     at NEW MEXICO..........  3    0    1    1 -1.000    0    1    3    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .350
 Nov 02, 2002 at Air Force...........  4    1    0    1  1.000    0    0    5    2    3    0    0    0   0.0    0   .372
 Nov 08, 2002 UTAH...................  4    0    0    1   .000    2    2    4    1   11    0    0    0   0.0    0   .174
 Nov 15, 2002 WYOMING COWGIRLS.......  5    0    0    1   .000    1    1    4    0    9    0    0    0   0.0    1   .249
 Nov 16, 2002 COLORADO STATE.........  3    0    0    0   .000    0    0    3    0    4    0    0    0   0.0    0   .118
 Nov 21, 2002 vs UNLV................  5    1    1    3   .000    0    1    3    1    7    0    0    0   0.0    0   .156
 Nov 22, 2002 at Colorado State......  5    1    1    2   .000    0    1    4    0    5    0    0    0   0.0    0   .231
 Nov 23, 2002 vs Utah................  3    0    1    1 -1.000    0    0    1    4    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .107
 Nov 26, 2002 HAWAII.................  2    0    0    1   .000    0    0    1    0    1    0    0    0   0.0    0   .158
 Nov 29, 2002 ARIZONA................  3    0    0    0   .000    0    1    3    2    4    0    0    0   0.0    0   .116
 Totals.............................. 80    9   10   39  -.026    9   19   53   16  101    0    2    0   2.0    1   .187
 Games played: 80
 Kills per game: 0.11
 Assists per game: 0.11
 Service aces per game: 0.24
 Digs per game: 1.26
 Blocks per game: 0.03


2002 | Junior Year

Career-high of 11 digs vs. Utah and at CSU ... was BYU's most intimidating jump server and had career-highs with three aces against Utah State and Wyoming ... played mainly in the backrow as a defensive and service substitute.

2003 | Senior Year

Played in 51 of 118 games and 21 of 33 matches ... she continued to primarily see action as a jump-serving specialist ... tied a career high with three aces in BYU's second round NCAA Tournament match against then-No. 2 Hawai`i ... was seventh on the team with 12 aces ... recipient of the Cougar Club's Leona Holbrook Spirit of Sport Award; a recognition in memory of Dr. Leona B. Holbrook given to a senior female whose participation exemplifies the true spirit of sport in athletics and in life.