Courtney Castaneda
    Courtney Castaneda

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dearborn Heights, Mich.

    High School:
    Annapolis HS

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Jumps

    Fresno State: (2010 Track) Competed in the middle distances in her second season on the track ... posted a career-best time in the 1,500, clocking in at 4:57.32 at the Fresno State Last Chance Meet ... 2010 Academic All-WAC for the indoor season. (2009 Cross Country) A consistent scorer for the Bulldogs with multiple finishes among the team's top 5 ... posted a season-best performance at the Bronco Invitational where she was the Bulldogs second finisher, posting a career-best 5K time of 18:32 ... 2009 Academic All-WAC for cross country. (2009 Track) Ran the middle distances in her first season as a Bulldog ... timed personal-bests at the CSU Bakersfield Dual, clocking a 5:04 in the 1,600-meter and a 2:32 in the 800.

    Prior to Fresno State: Earned four letters for track and field... earned MVP honors two years ... named to all-league and all-conference teams as a junior and senior in track and field ... took seventh place at state in long jump as a senior... also lettered in cross country and basketball.

    Personal: Born Feb. 4, 1989 in Visalia, Calif. ... parents are Elisa Foster and Steve Loflin ... has four siblings: Cryssina, Rhesa, Caleb and twin sister, Kaitlynn... stepfather, Robert Foster, competed in track & field at Fresno State and went on to the Olympics twice... enjoys shopping, going to movies in her free time, and being involved in church ministries... chose Fresno State because her mother and stepfather attended here and it feels like home.

    Castaneda's Records Best Marks Meet, Date
    Long Jump 18-7.25 (5.67m) Brutus Hamilton Invitational, 4/25/09

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