2016-17 News

  • Castleton Football Announces 2017 Schedule
    April 26, 2017
    For the first time since 2012, the Castleton University football team will play under the lights at Spartan Stadium, as three home night games are included in the 2017 football schedule.
  • Castleton Football Class of 2021
    March 21, 2017
    This page will continually be updated (last updated May 17, 2017) as more student-athletes make the commitment to join the Castleton football program.
  • Spartan Spotlight: Jeremy Cohen '12
    March 09, 2017
    In the months between handing in his Spartan jersey and tossing his graduation cap, Jeremy Cohen landed an opportunity in the world of professional athletics and took off running.
  • Castleton Football Wraps Up 2016, Announces 2017 Captains at End-of-Year Banquet
    March 05, 2017
    The Castleton football team closed the book on the 2016 season, while ushering in the 2017 campaign with its annual year-end banquet on Sunday morning in Castleton’s Glenbrook Gymnasium.
  • Football Sets Program Record with 16 ECFC All-Academic Honorees
    January 12, 2017
    For the third consecutive year, the Castleton University football team reached double figures in representatives to the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) All-Academic Team, as 16 Spartans from the 2016 roster were named to the squad, announced Thursday by the league office.
  • Spartan Spotlight: Mick Wong '14
    December 22, 2016
    As a transfer from the University of New Hampshire, Mick Wong accomplished more in just three seasons with the Spartans than most do in their four years at Castleton.
  • Fall Athletics Awards Show Recognizes Top Performances
    December 06, 2016
    The Castleton University athletics department gathered together Tuesday night, Dec. 6, at the Casella Theater for the Fall Athletic Awards Show, where the accomplishments of the school’s 10 fall programs were recognized.
  • Soren Pelz-Walsh Voted First Team Academic All-America
    November 29, 2016
    Castleton University senior wide receiver Soren Pelz-Walsh will add another major honor to his growing list of accomplishments, as the native of Dummerston, Vt., has been voted First Team Academic All-America for Division III Football by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), announced Tuesday by the national organization.
  • Nine Spartans Receive All-ECFC Recognition
    November 17, 2016
    For the second consecutive year, senior wide receiver Soren Pelz-Walsh was voted First Team All-Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), leading a group of nine Castleton University football players who received All-ECFC recognition in a vote of the conference coaches, announced Thursday by the league office.
  • Spartan Football Ends Season with Close Loss at Norwich
    November 12, 2016
    Castleton University held a 10-point lead into the second half, but Norwich University was able to come from behind to defeat the Spartans, 35-27, Saturday afternoon in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) contest at Sabine Field.
  • Spartan Spotlight: Dan Senif '13
    November 11, 2016
    He began his Castleton career by making history and ended it just the same.
  • Football Faces Norwich Saturday in Battle for Maple Sap Bucket Trophy
    November 11, 2016
    The Castleton University football team closes the 2016 season with the annual Battle for the Maple Sap Bucket Trophy, as the Spartans head to Northfield, Vt., to face the Norwich University Cadets Saturday, Nov. 12, starting at 1 p.m. at Sabine Field.
  • Castleton Football Rallies for 23-22 Victory at Becker
    November 05, 2016
    Mitchell Caron connected with Anthony Porcelli for a 51-yard touchdown pass with less than four minutes remaining in regulation, and the Castleton defense stopped Becker’s final offensive drive to give the Spartans a 23-22 victory over the Hawks Saturday afternoon.
  • Spartans Return to Action Saturday at Becker College
    November 04, 2016
    The Castleton University football team looks to get back on the winning track when it heads to Leicester, Mass., to face the Becker College Hawks in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) contest Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 2 p.m. at Alumni Field.
  • Three Spartans Voted Onto CoSIDA Academic All-District Football Team
    November 03, 2016
    Soren Pelz-Walsh and Jordan Stone have been voted onto the CoSIDA Academic All-District I Division III Football Team for the second consecutive year, while linebacker Darren Callan earned Academic All-District recognition for the first time.
  • Spartan Football Loses Close ECFC Contest at Gallaudet
    October 29, 2016
    The Castleton University football team could not convert on key scoring chances, as the Gallaudet Bison held on to defeat the Spartans, 21-17, Saturday afternoon in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference game at Hotchkiss Field.
  • Spartan Football Starts Road Stretch Saturday at Gallaudet
    October 28, 2016
    The Castleton University football team begins its final stretch of three straight road games Saturday, Oct. 29, against Gallaudet University starting at 1 p.m. at Hotchkiss Field.
  • Spartans Stop Privateers Late for 32-31 Victory
    October 22, 2016
    Castleton University scored late in the fourth quarter to pull ahead and then stopped SUNY Maritime on a key fourth-down play to defeat the Privateers, 32-31, Saturday afternoon in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference contest at Spartan Stadium.
  • Castleton Football Faces SUNY Maritime on Senior Day
    October 21, 2016
    The Castleton University football team will look to give its seniors a victory in the final regular season home game of their collegiate careers, as the Spartans face the SUNY Maritime Privateers Saturday, Oct. 22, starting at 1 p.m. at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Come Up Short Against Husson
    October 15, 2016
    Despite a close battle for much of the first half, the Castleton football team could not overcome the strong play Husson on both sides of the ball on Saturday afternoon, falling to its Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) rival by a final score of 43-21 at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Set to Battle Husson for Top Spot in ECFC
    October 14, 2016
    The Castleton football team will battle for sole possession of first place in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference on Saturday afternoon, as it hosts Husson at 1 p.m. at Spartan Stadium.
  • Darren Callan Selected Onto D3football.com Team of Week
    October 11, 2016
    Senior linebacker Darren Callan continues to receive recognition for his record-setting performance Saturday at Mount Ida College, as he was named to the Team of the Week by D3football.com, released Tuesday by the website.
  • Darren Callan Named ECFC Defensive Player of Week
    October 10, 2016
    For the second consecutive week, a member of the Castleton University football team has been honored by the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference, as senior linebacker Darren Callan has been named the ECFC Defensive Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
  • Spartan Football Wins Second Straight ECFC Contest
    October 08, 2016
    The Castleton University football team jumped out to a 20-0 lead, and then forced Mount Ida College into four turnovers as the Spartans defeated the Mustangs, 26-14, Saturday afternoon in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) contest at Alumni Field.
  • Spartans Travel to Mount Ida for Key ECFC Matchup
    October 07, 2016
    After picking up its first victory of 2016 to open the ECFC schedule, the Castleton University football team travels to Newton, Mass., to face Mount Ida College Saturday, Oct. 8, starting at 1 p.m. at Alumni Field.
  • Jakob Trautwein Named ECFC Defensive Player of Week
    October 03, 2016
    After leading the Castleton defense in the Spartans’ 23-13 victory over Anna Maria Saturday afternoon, junior Jakob Trautwein has been named the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Defensive Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
  • Spartans Defeat Anna Maria in ECFC Opener, 23-13
    October 01, 2016
    The Castleton University football team used a balanced attack to open an early lead, and the Spartan defense held its opponent at bay through the vast majority of the game, as Castleton defeated Anna Maria, 23-13, Saturday afternoon in a Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) contest at Spartan Stadium.
  • Football Enters Conference Play at Home Against Anna Maria
    September 30, 2016
    Both Castleton and Anna Maria will be looking for a fresh start to their 2016 campaigns, as the Spartans host the AMCATS in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) opener for both schools Saturday, Oct. 1, at Spartan Stadium starting at 1 p.m.
  • Castleton Football Falls in Homecoming Game to Salve Regina
    September 17, 2016
    Castleton University scored 13 unanswered points in the final seven minutes of the first half to pull to within two at halftime, but Salve Regina used its strong running game and opportunistic defense to pull away with a 49-19 victory Saturday afternoon in a non-conference collegiate football game at Spartan Stadium.
  • Football Hosts Salve Regina for Homecoming and Family Weekend
    September 16, 2016
    The Castleton football team returns home on Saturday in search of its first win of the season on Homecoming and Family Weekend when it hosts Salve Regina.
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