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Julien Castaṅeda, Modesto, Calif., has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Bethany College for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Castaṅeda is transferring to Bethany from Modesto Junior College. His sophomore season he had a .500 batting average. Prior to college Castaṅeda attended Johansen Peter High School, where he played baseball all four years. He earned first-team all-league honors, all-county third base honors and was named the Most Valuable Player in the All-Star Game.
In addition to baseball, Castaṅeda also ran cross country for three years.
Head Baseball Coach Jeremy Cantrell says, "Julien has a chance to be a very good player in the conference. I am excited about him joining the team."
Castaṅeda is the son of Richard and Lydia Castaṅeda and is undecided on his major at this time.