Artzen Castellanos, Class of 2018
Sophomore at McPherson College
Major: Spanish and Education
Planning to become a High School Teacher.
Advise to aspiring college athletes: “Only you know your limits!”
Bryan Barrera, Class of 2016
Senior at UC Merced.
Major: Psychology Major with a Sociology Minor
Plans after college?
After college, I aspire to continue playing soccer and further my education by receiving my Masters in Counseling/Developmental Psychology.
Quick advice for aspiring college athletes.
Stay true to yourself and never give up. Life can knock you down and keep you there. What’s important is that you get up, move forward, and overcome the obstacles.
Juan Daniel Arreguin, Class of 2016
Senior at Bethel College in Indiana
Major: Sports Management
Plans after college: “I want to look for opportunities to keep playing at a higher level”
Advice to current aspiring college athletes: “don’t stop working hard, keep pushing, and enjoy everything you do”
Micheal De La Cruz, Class of 2019
Has signed his commitment to attend and play soccer for UC Merced next year! During his time at Smidt Mike maintained a 3.81 GPA while running XC, and serving as captain for both our Volleyball and Soccer team. Good luck on your new journey!
Sonja Lopez, Class of 2018
Sophomore at Kansas Wesleyan
Plans after college: “I plan to work at a hospital in Los Angeles”
Advice to current aspiring college athletes: “Be as fit as possible and get the best grades you can!”