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Sam Casto
Sam  Casto


Dallas, Pa.

High School:

Last College:
Georgia Tech



UVA Wins 11 Races at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite

Cavaliers open 2016 season by winning 11 of 12 races on first day in Tennessee


Cavaliers Shine at World Under-23 Championships

Women's eight, four and pair featuring Cavalier rowers all earn gold


Six Cavaliers Named to World Under-23 Rowing Championship Rosters

Five Cavaliers to compete for U.S., one for Canada


Four Cavalier Rowers Earn CRCA All-America Honors

Casto and Youngling named to first team


Cavaliers Earn CRCA All-Region, National Scholar-Athlete Honors

Four UVa student-athletes named first-team all-region

• Named to the CRCA All-America first team 
• Named to the CRCA All-Region 3 first team 
• All-ACC first-team honoree
• Bow seat of the Varsity Eight that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships 
• Bow seat of the ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Year 
• Bow seat of the Varsity Eight that won the Princeton Chase
Bow seat of the Varsity Eight that finished with the third-best collegiate time at the Head of the Charles
Member of the Varsity Eight that won the Rivanna Romp
• Served as team co-captain with Tessa Dikkers
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll


• CRCA First-Team All-American
• CRCA All-Region 3 First Team
• Part of Varsity Eight that placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Member of the ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Rowed with the V8 all season
• Part of the V8 that was the top collegiate crew at the Head of the Charles
• Named to the U.S. squad for the World Under-23 Championships

• Member of the Second Varsity Eight that placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the ACC Champion 2V8
• Rowed with the Varsity Four that defeated Michigan and Ohio State at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
• Transferred to UVa in the spring of 2014 after rowing for Georgia Tech's club program
• Represented the United States in the women's single at the 2014 World Under-23 Championships, placing 10th

• Was Georgia Tech's 2012 Most Valuable Rower
• 2013 Head of the Charles Collegiate 4+ bronze medalist
• 2013 Head of the Hooch 1x Championship gold medalist

• Gold medalist in the senior 8+, senior 2x and intermediate 2x at the 2013 USRowing Club Nationals
• 2013 Atlanta Erg Sprints gold medalist and "Hammer Award" recipient
• Member of the National Honor Society

• Daughter of Colleen Slocum and Sam Casto
• Has a younger brother, Colin


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