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Sam Casto
Sam  Casto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Pa.

High School:
Dallas

Last College:
Georgia Tech

Height:
5-8

03/12/2016

UVA Wins 11 Races at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite

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

07/26/2015

Cavaliers Shine at World Under-23 Championships

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

07/13/2015

Six Cavaliers Named to World Under-23 Rowing Championship Rosters

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

06/16/2015

Four Cavalier Rowers Earn CRCA All-America Honors

Casto and Youngling named to first team

06/03/2015

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

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

2015-16
• 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 V8 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

2014-15

• 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

2013-14
• 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

Background
• 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

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

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