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Maria

Castellanos

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
High School: Thousand Islands Secondary School

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2017 Outdoor: Competed at two events…finished 16th in the 800m (2:23.14) during the Hopkins Invitational (4/14)…had two top 15 finishes in the 800m (2:23.69) and the 1500m (4:57.87) during the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/5).

2017 Indoor: Did not compete this season. 

2016 Cross Country: Ran at the Salty Dog Invite, finishing with a time of 25:24.29 (9/10). 

Before Maryland: Ran club for CAT Alcorcon from 2015-16...Qualified for 2016 European Cross Country Championships after gold medal performance at Junior National Championships...Ninth place at 2016 Spanish Senior National Track and Field CH (800m)...silver medal at Cross Country Spanish States vs States Junior Nationals...won gold medal at Spanish Junior National Indoor Track and Field Championships (800m)...silver medal Spanish Junior National Outdoor Track and Field Championships (800m)...coached by Juan Carlos Barrero...ran club for Cronos Villaviciosa from 2013-14...silver medalist in both the Spanish National Indoor and OUtdoor Youth Championships (800m)...preselected with the Spanish National Team to participate at the European Youth Olympic Championships 2014 at Baku...coached by David Galindo...High Performance Athlete by the Spanish Sports Council (2015)...also ran track for Thousand Island Secondary School. 

Personal: Daughter of Ramon Castellanos and Ana Vaquero...has a younger sister Patricia...lists most interesting accomplishment as qualifying for the European Cross Country Championships...lists sports hero as Rafael Nadal...chose Maryland because of the high level of athletics and business school...majoring in in letters and sciences. 

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