Big opportunity for Nittany Lions at the Indoor Tennis Center
Nittany Lions host No. 8 Ohio State, No. 23 Princeton this weekend
Nittany Lions sweep doubles, win four singles matches; Host No. 9 Ohio State, No. 50 Princeton next weekend.
No. 22 Nittany Lions in Top 25 for fourth straight poll this season
Nittany Lions fall against Penn, bounce back against Temple; Travel to Virginia Tech next Sunday
Fall 2014: Went 4-5 in singles and 2-3 in doubles, while playing in three tournaments. He competed at the Penn Invitational, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational... Combined with Christian Lutschaunig for a doubles win at the Penn Invitational, defeating Penn's Vim De Alwis and Marshall Sharp... Paired with Tomas Hanzlik at the ITA Atlantic Regional, but dropped an 8-5 result against William & Mary's Damon Niquet and Will Juggins... Teamed with Roman Trkulja and Christian Lutschaunig to go 1-2 at the William & Mary Invitational, defeating William & Mary's Lars de Boer and Alec Miller... Went 2-2 in singles at the Penn Invitational, defeating St. Joseph's Pierre Brondeau, 7-5, 6-1, and Cornell's Dylan Brown, 7-5, 6-1... Knocked off VCU's Jacob Svensson, 7-5, 6-4, at the ITA Atlantic Regional, but fell 7-6(0), 6-3 against Virginia Tech's Aaron Gomez... Defeated William & Mary's Scott Huang at the William & Mary Invitational.
2013-14 (Freshman): Collado Castells went 8-7 in singles this spring, but did not see any action in doubles... Went 8-6 in singles and 6-3 in doubles this fall, while competing at the ITA All-American Championships, Wake Forest Invite, ITA Atlantic Regional, Big Ten Singles Championships and William & Mary Invitational... Reached the draw final at the Wake Forest Invite... Collado Castells and Tomas Hanzlik placed third in their draw at the Wake Forest Invite... He played in the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles spots for Penn State... He won his first seven matches of the spring, including wins against St. John's, #33 Virginia Tech, Cleveland State, UMBC, Bucknell, Binghamton and Lehigh. He clinched the match point for Penn State against Cleveland State... Collado Castells also had a win against Southern Miss. He dropped close matches against Penn and No. 10 Illinois.
Junior Career: A Barcelona native, Castells was one of the top players in the Catalonia region of Spain. He attended Pare Manyanet school in Barcelona. Has been ranked as high as Top 75 in the Spanish Men's Rankings. He has competed extensively on the ITF Men's Futures Circuit with wins over multiple players with ATP Points.
Nittany Lion Career Record