Mark Castilletti
Mark Castilletti
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Blue Point, N.Y.
High School: Bayport-Blue Point
Position: Hurdles

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): INDOOR: At the Sorlien Invite, earned third in the 400m dash (49.95)... At Navy, earned third in both the 60m hurdles (8.28) and the 4x400m relay team (3:19.94)... At Lafayette/Rider Winter Games, placed for the first time in the 800m and earned a URI best 1:56:00, qualifying for New England's... At the Atlantic 10 Indoor's, earned fourth in the 400m dash... At the IC4A Indoor's part of Rhody's 4x400m relay team that took the title in a school record time of 3:09.84. OUTDOOR: At the Florida Relays, placed 19th in the 4x200m (1:26.37) and 34th in the 400m hurdles (53.93)... At Princeton earned third in the 4x400m relay in 3:13.27... At the UNH Wildcat Invitational, placed second in the 110m hurdles (14.55).

2010-11 (FRESHMAN): INDOOR: Helped the 4x400m relay to a first place (3:18.81) finish, while placing fourth (7.88) in the 55m hurdles and tenth (23.08) in the 200m dash at the Northeastern-Carisella Invitational... A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished third in a time of 3:16.87 at the Terrier Classic... Posted a time of 51.34 in the 400m run at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games. OUTDOOR: Placed fourth in the 400m hurdles in a time of 56.65 and helped Rhody finished third in the 4x400m relay at the Bryant Invitational... Finished fifth in the 110m hurdles and eighth in the 400m hurdles at the Husky Invitational... Placed third in the 110m hurdles in a time of 15.16 at the Brown Outdoor Invitational... Finished 12th in the 400m hurdles with a time of 54.01.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football and track & Field at Blue Point High School... Captained his football and track & field teams as a senior... Won a 2010 league and state championship in the 4x400... Owns school records in the 400 IH (53.69), 110 HH (14.41), 4x400 (3:19), 4x800 (7:49) and 100m (11.0.)... Named 2010 Athlete of the Year... A member of the Lions Club (community service organization).

PERSONAL: Born March 19, 1992... Son of Mark aand Cheryl Castilletti... Has one brother, Nick and two sisters, Brianna and Alexis... Lists favorite athlete as LaDanian Tomlinson and the N.Y. Giants as his favorite team... Majoring in kinesiology.