Tuesday, June 26, 2012
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    JUNE 26, 2012
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Citrus College Names 2012 Male and Female Athletes of the Year
Photos by Ricky Lin 

James Walker III

  

Star Athlete:  James Walker III was recently named the 2012 Citrus College Male Athlete of the Year at the Citrus College Academic Achievement Awards. Walker helped guide the Citrus College Men’s Basketball team to the CCCAA Final Four and the 2012 Western State Conference South Division Championship. He became the first Citrus College athlete to be named CCCAA Player of the Year, along with earning WSC South Most Valuable Player honors. Additionally, he was named the CCCAA State Athlete of the Month in January, becoming the first male in Citrus College history to win the award. Walker’s academic goals are to earn a degree in communications, and he will transfer to Division I St. Mary’s College in the fall. He hopes to become a professional basketball player and later a sports broadcaster.  From Left to Right:  Citrus College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Victor and 2012  Citrus College Male Athlete of the Year James Walker III.

 

Angela Castellanos

Soccer Success: Angela Castellanos was recently named the 2012 Citrus College Female Athlete of the Year at the Citrus College Academic Achievement Awards.   Castellanos helped guide the Citrus College Women’s Soccer team to a 9-8-3 overall record in 2011. Starting in all 18 games in which she appeared, Castellanos was second on the team with eight goals this past season. She also added three assists, while picking up second team All-WSC South honors for the second straight year. At the end of her two-year career with Citrus College, Castellanos finished fourth All Time in the college’s record book, with 13 career goals and fourth in total points with 31. Castellanos aspires to obtain her Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Citrus College’s Head Women’s Soccer Coach Tim Tracey (left) and 2012 Citrus College Female Athlete of the Year Angela Castellanos.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    JUNE 26, 2012
FURTHER INFORMATION:       STACY ARMSTRONG (626) 857-4082, PAULA
GREEN (626) 914-8873