PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
Was the No. 1-ranked distance runner in Venezuela.
Ranked among the top girls in all of South America in 2011 Junior rankings in the 800m (2:14.90) and 1500m (4:40.79).
Placed 1st at 2011 National Junior Championships of Venezuela in 1500m (4:52) and the 3000m flat (10:31).
Competed in London, England, in the 2010 World Juniors, placing second.
Was named the Under-16 Athlete of the Year in 2011.
Is the daughter of Beatriz Castillo and Jose O. Alfonzo.
Is an engineering major.
Was just 16 years old when she became a freshman at UT Arlington.