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Cole Kastner

200 lbs.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Menlo School
High School / Club
Cole Kastner - Men's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

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2021 –
“Project 39 is off to an exciting start … air-traffic control coverage … picking up loose balls efficiently … not hesitant with the ball in his stick … learning and adapting to the 1v1 challenges of college lacrosse.”

• Appeared in all 18 of UVA’s games with four starts
• Made all four starts in the NCAA Tournament
• Picked up 14 ground balls and caused seven turnovers
• Scored first career point on an assist at UNC
• Helped hold Georgetown’s Jake Carraway without a goal in the NCAA quarterfinal round, snapping the nation’s longest active goal-scoring streak at 44 games

• Three-year starter
• Two-time team captain
• First-team All-West Catholic Athletic League
• Adrenaline Lacrosse four-star recruit
• US Lacrosse All-American
• Three-year starter in basketball
• MVP at the Martin Luther King Jr. Showcase at American Canyon
• Ten times named the Palo Alto Weekly Honorable Mention Athlete of the Week in basketball
• All-state second team (basketball)
•  Led Bay Area with 17 double-doubles as a junior
• Averaged 17 points per game, 10 rebounds per game and three assists per game as a senior
• Norcal Sports TV All-Star game selection
• Team captain as a senior
• MVP of the West Bay Athletic League as a senior
• Earned seven letters in high school

• Son of Anne and Eric Kastner
• Has two older half-brothers, Gage and Brett, and two older half-sisters, Krista and Abby
• Father, Eric, played football and rugby at Cal
• Volunteer work includes One Love Lacrosse clinic coach, volunteer at Life Moves Homeless Shelter, Community Cooks participant for Bay Area Homeless shelters, coach of local AAU program and Rebuilding Together participant in East Palo Alto
• Enjoys basketball and video editing
• Also recruited by schools to play basketball
• Major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences