Javier Castillo, Defiance, Men's Track & Field (Field)

Javier Castillo, Defiance, Men's Track & Field (Field)

Defiance senior Javier Castillo (Nogales, Ariz. / Nogales) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week.

Castillo posted a strong performance at the Spartan Invitational hosted by Case Western Reserve last weekend. The senior won the discus throw with a season-best toss of 43.65 meters. Castillo also found success in the hammer throw at the invite as he claimed fourth place with a heave of 46.62 meters.

The Defiance Yellow Jackets men’s track and field team will be back in action at the HCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships this weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio.

HCAC Men's Field
Athlete-of-the-Week
Indoor  
Week 1 Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 2 Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 3 Nick Palmer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 4 Nathan Schrader, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 5 Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Outdoor  
Week 1 Trey Sykes, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 2 Graham Smith, Transylvania University
Week 3 Nick Palmer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 4 Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 5 Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 6 Javier Castillo, Defiance College