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Coach Holowaty: "To see which Mel has done, just look at the recordbooks. But more than that, Melvin has been a great person in our program.  He is both respected and liked for his commitment to his academics and athletics.  I am very proud of what Mel has done.  He has been a tremendous example of hard work, commitment, and attitude.  He’s done a heck of a job."

High School: Participated in baseball and was a two-year starter…

PERSONAL: born Melvin Castillo June 26, 1987…Major: Accounting…Parents: Aleja and Silvio…Residence: Danbury, CT…

Career Statistics Thru 2010


Favorite activity other than sports: Listening to music (any kind)

Best place for pizza: Don’t eat it very often

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

Most difficult aspect of college: Time management

Something that you may never live to see: The Chicago Cubs winning a World Series

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Hitting

Best athlete (any level) of all time: Bo Jackson

Sport requiring the most strength: Soccer

Greatest song ever: Hard Knock Life by Jay Z

Favorite pro team: Chicago Cubs

Hardest thing you’ve ever done in your life: I have yet to do it!

One thing you would like to do before you die: Have a Family  

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Tony dungy

Your favorite moment of all time (not necessarily sports-related): Coming to the United States

Biggest crisis facing America: Unemployment

Biggest crisis facing the world: Love among each other

Most important invention or discovery in your lifetime: Cloud Computing

What would you like to get paid to do for a living?: Coach a NFL team

Most difficult interview question: Why should I hire you?

Most influential person in the world: Barack Obama

Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: BMW 750li

Your largest monthly cell phone bill: 150

Hardest class at Eastern you have taken: Art History

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Art History

Favorite city ever visited: Santo Domingo, DR

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Boxing

Greatest fear: Don’t have any

World’s most recognizable person: Barack Obama

Most dangerous animal: Snake

Funniest comedian: Dane Cook

Scariest insect: Centipede

Superstitions: None

Red Sox or Yankees: Red Sox

Biggest waste of money: A-Rod

Longest you’ve ever gone without sleep: About two days

Something no one would miss if it was blown up: New Yankee Stadium

Best vacation of all time: Dominican Republic

Chances of the U.S. winning the next World Cup: Whaaat?: Well… 1%

Amount of weekly allowance you would give to your children: 25

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