CU (M) Soccer BIO
7 Bruno Castro
CREIGHTON CAREER - 2012 (Junior): Played in 22 matches, logging 19 starts … Named to 2012 MVC Preseason All-Conference team … Netted game-winning goal against Bradley (10/20), converting a penalty kick in the third minute in 1-0 win over the Braves … Scored first goal of the season after collecting a deflection and firing a crossing shot into the open net vs. Rutgers (9/2) ... Recorded assist via corner entry on game-winning goal vs. William & Mary (9/16) … Added another assist at Central Arkansas (10/13) … Assisted on goal against Washington (11/18) in NCAA Second Round match ... Posted at least one shot attempt in all but six matches ... Listed as No. 45 in’s 2012 Preseason 100 to Watch list ... Named to 2012 Capital One Academic All-District VII First Team by CoSIDA (11/1) ... Also named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team.

2011 (Sophomore): Named to the NSCAA Midwest Region Second Team and Missouri Valley Conference Second Team ... Finished second on the team with 20 points, thanks to six goals and a team-leading eight assists ... Got off to a hot start in his first season as a Bluejay, scoring two goals in the first three matches of the season ... In the 5-0 win over UMKC (8/31), Castro had a goal and an assist and followed that with another goal against Drexel (9/4) ... Scored the lone goal in the win over Fordham (9/9) ... Dished off a pair of assists in the 3-0 win over Providence (9/17), one of three times he had two assists in a single match ... Had a single assist in Creighton’s 2-0 win over No. 22 Kentucky (9/21) ... Assisted on two of teammate Ethan Finlay’s three goals in the 3-1 win over No. 7 UC Irvine (10/15) ... Scored match-winning goals in back-to-back MVC wins over Central Arkansas (10/29) and Evansville (11/5) ... Assisted on two of the three goals in the 3-0 win over Northern Illinois in the NCAA Tournament (11/20) ... Scored the first goal of the match against UC Santa Barbara, a penalty kick in the 2-1 NCAA Tournament third round win (11/27).

COLLEGIATE CAREER - 2010 (North Carolina): Earned ACC All-Freshman Team honors ... Played in nine matches, earning one start as a rookie ... Made his only start of the season against Wofford (9/21) ... Scored his first collegiate goal, the only tally in a 1-0 win over rival and 11th-ranked Duke (9/17) ... Made his collegiate debut against No. 1 Akron (9/3).

PREP CAREER: Played club soccer for Club Sport Herediano, where he was a three-year captain ... Member of the Costa Rica U-17 National Team in 2006 and 2007 ... Played in the U-17 World Cup in South Korea, helping team advance to the knockout stage ... Played in all four matches at the World Cup, starting the final three.

PERSONAL: Son of Jorge Castro and Olga Zumbado ... Bruno was born August 6, 1990 ... One of four children; Sebastian, Ignacio and Alonzo ... Majoring in marketing.
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
High School: Saint Paul College
Other College: North Carolina
Club: Club Sport Herediano