5 Aztecs named to all-MW 1st team; Palmer Def. PoY
2002: First team all-MWC for the third straight year...Scored six goals total in her first six games and four goals in her final four games...Led the team in every offensive category: goals (10), assists (6), points (26) and shots (54)...Third on the all-time SDSU list for career goals with 30 and third in career total points with 69...Ranked third in shots per game, second in points, third in goals and second in assists in the Mountain West Conference...Played in 18 of the 20 games and started 13 of them...Scored two goals on two shots with an assist in the Aztecs' 5-1 win against UC Riverside in the first game of the season...Featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" on Aug. 15, 2002...Earned MVP and the Golden Boot at the U-19 national championships during the summer of 2002.
2001: Led the team in goals (10), points (22) and shots (66)...Ranked third in the Mountain West Conference for goals, sixth for points and fifth for shots...Named first-team all-Mountain West Conference...Scored a goal in seven of the first eight matches of the season...Named to the 2001 all-MWC Tournament team.
2000: Got her career off to a smashing start with a goal the first time she touched the ball against Indiana on Sept. 8...Named the Mountain West Conference co-freshman of the year...Member of the Soccer Buzz freshman all-American honorable mention team...Was also a freshman all-far West region selection...Selected first-team all-MWC...Led the team with 10 goals...That total is the second-highest output ever by a freshman at SDSU...Her 10 goals are a MWC record for freshmen...Led the Mountain West with eight goals in conference action...Became the first Aztec ever to record two hat tricks in a career, scoring three goals in back-to-back games (over a three-day span) against New Mexico and UNLV on Oct. 20 and 22...Named Mountain West Conference Player of the Week after her performance against the Lobos and Rebels...She is only the second freshman in MWC history to record a hat trick and the first to accomplish the feat twice...Her three-goal showing against New Mexico marked the first time a freshman recorded a hat trick in a conference match...Established a MWC freshman record by taking 10 shots in the game against Wyoming on Oct. 8.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Rancho Bernardo High School...Named the 1999 San Diego County Player of the Year by the San Diego Union-Tribune, the North County Times and the San Diego Hall of Champions...Established a school record by scoring 105 goals in her high school career...That mark is the fifth highest total in the history of the California Interscholastic Federation...Also holds the Rancho Bernardo High record for goals in a season with 31...Earned all-CIF honors each year in high school, including first-team recognition in 1997, 1998 and 1999...Earned Palomar League Player of the Year honors during her freshman and senior seasons...San Diego Union-Tribune's Athlete of the Week honors in 1997, 1998 and 1999...Played for the Olympic Development Program regional team...Led the San Diego Surf club team to the U-16 final four at the national club championships in 1999 and the U-17 national championship in 2000.
Personal: Kimberlie Ann Castellanos...Born Dec. 2, 1982, in Panorama City, Calif....Daughter of Carlos and Josie Castellanos...Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in sociology.