Angel Castillo, a right-handed pitcher for Pima, signed with New Mexico Highlands University, an NCAA Division II school in Las Vegas, NM. The Cowboys are part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
“I chose NMHU because it is a great opportunity for me to get out of Tucson and go make a positive impact on a program not only on the field but off the field as well,” Castillo said in a release.
Castillo appeared in nine games this season going 4-2 with a 1.47 ERA in 18.1 innings pitched. He gave up three earned runs and had 15 strikeouts and six walks. He also had a save to his credit. As a freshman in 2019, Castillo went 1-0 with a 6.45 ERA in 12 appearances. He pitched 22.1 innings and had 19 strikeouts.
At Sunnyside, Castillo finished with 11 wins and 153 strikeouts. He also batted .342 with 42 RBI and 19 doubles.
Portions from Pima release.
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