2017 News

  • Spartan Field Hockey Receives Extensive Recognition On Academic Squads
    March 29, 2018
    Fifteen members of the Castleton University field hockey team has been named to the Zag Field Hockey / National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad for the 2017 season.
  • Four Spartans Earn NFHCA Scholars of Distinction Recognition
    March 22, 2018
    Four members of the Castleton University field hockey team were named Zag Field Hockey / National Field Hockey Coaches Association Scholars of Distinction on Thursday afternoon.
  • Kischko Leaves Castleton Head Field Hockey Coaching Position
    March 16, 2018
    After four seasons at the helm of the Castleton University field hockey program, Jessica Kischko has resigned as head coach to pursue other opportunities.
  • Castleton Well-Represented on NAC Fall All-Academic Team
    January 31, 2018
    The Castleton University athletic department continues to show its commitment to excellence in both the classroom and competition, as 30 student-athletes from the eight fall sports in the North Atlantic Conference have been named to the NAC Fall All-Academic Team, announced Wednesday by the league office.
  • Spartan Stadium to be Renamed in Honor of Dave Wolk
    December 01, 2017
    Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.
  • Lowell Earns New England East All-Region Honors
    November 29, 2017
    Emily Lowell of the Castleton University field hockey team has been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III New England East All-Region First Team, as released by the entity on Wednesday afternoon. She was one of just 99 athletes honored with a first team selection in six regions across the country.
  • Castleton Athletics Recognizes Fall Sport Accomplishments
    November 27, 2017
    After a three-month period highlighted by two teams and one individual qualifying for NCAA national postseason competition, the student-athletes and coaches for the Castleton University fall sports gathered at Casella Theater Monday night to recognize the exemplary accomplishments of the season.
  • Castleton Falls To UMF In NAC Championship Semis
    October 27, 2017
    The Castleton University field hockey team dropped a 4-3 contest to the University of Maine-Farmington in the first North Atlantic Conference Championship semifinal at Husson University’s Dr. John W. Winkin Sports Complex on Friday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Heads To Husson For NAC Championship
    October 25, 2017
    Having already tallied its winningest season since 2013 and making the North Atlantic Conference Championship for the first time in three years, the Castleton University field hockey team will look to run the tables on the way to a league title.
  • Lowell, Kischko & Hunt Lead Five Spartans on All-Conference Lists
    October 25, 2017
    Five members of the Castleton University field hockey team were named to the North Atlantic Conference East Division All-Conference Team as announced by the conference office on Thursday morning.
  • Traill Named NAC Rookie Of The Week
    October 23, 2017
    Casey Traill of the Castleton University field hockey team was named North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 22. It is the second time this year that Traill has been recognized with the honor.
  • Castleton Downs Rivier In Final Regular-Season Game
    October 22, 2017
    Sarah Wells’ first-career hat trick led the Spartans past the host Rivier University Raiders 7-2 on Sunday afternoon. Castleton finishes the regular-season slate at 11-8 and riding a three-game winning streak; it is the third such time during 2017.
  • Field Hockey Clinches Playoff Spot With Win At NEC
    October 21, 2017
    Led by four points from Cydney Jeffrey and three more by Madison Langey, the Castleton University field hockey team defeated the New England College Pilgrims 5-2 on Saturday evening.
  • Castleton Heads Into Final Weekend Of Regular Season
    October 20, 2017
    Most recently coming off a 6-2 win over nonconference opponent Fitchburg State on Wednesday evening, the Castleton University field hockey team enters the final weekend of the 2017 regular season at 9-8 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
  • Castleton Welcomes Fitchburg State For Final Home Game
    October 18, 2017
    Entering the home stretch of the regular season, the Castleton University field hockey team hosts nonconference opponent Fitchburg State. It will be the squad’s final home game of the year and will be under the lights of Spartan Stadium with a 6 p.m. start time.
  • Lowell & Wells Lead Spartans Past Fitchburg State
    October 18, 2017
    Led by a pair of goals each from Sarah Wells and Emily Lowell, the Castleton University field hockey team defeated the Fitchburg State Falcons – 6-2 – on Wednesday evening. With the win in the team’s final home game of the season, the Spartans improve to 9-8, while the Falcons drop to 8-7.
  • Field Hockey Falls To Husson On Senior Day
    October 14, 2017
    Despite a late rally, which saw the Spartans cut the Eagles lead to just one with eight minutes remaining, the Castleton University field hockey team fell 4-2 to Husson University on Senior Day.
  • Spartans Fall On Late Keene State Rally
    October 12, 2017
    The Castleton University field hockey team fell victim of a late four-goal rally by the host Keene State Owls on Thursday evening. With the 4-1 loss, the Spartans are now 8-7, while the Owls are 10-5.
  • Spartans Face Keene State & Husson In Pair Of Challenging Contests
    October 11, 2017
    Currently, in the midst of a three-game winning streak, the Castleton University field hockey team heads into a pair of challenging matchups against regional opponents, including a conference contest.
  • Hunt Named NAC Rookie of the Week For Second Time
    October 09, 2017
    Gabriella Hunt of the Castleton University field hockey team was named North Atlantic Conference Field Hockey Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 8. It is the second time this year she has earned the honor.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Thomas In Conference Action
    October 07, 2017
    Following a doubleheader Central New York sweep against Wells College and Keuka College on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, the Castleton University field hockey team returns to the friendly confines of Spartan Stadium for a North Atlantic Conference contest on Saturday evening.
  • Wells' Two Goals Propels Spartans Past NAC-foe Thomas
    October 07, 2017
    Led by a pair of goals off of the stick of Sarah Wells, the Castleton University field hockey team defeated North Atlantic Conference-opponent Thomas College 4-1 on Saturday evening. The Spartans have now won three in a row and improve to 8-6 overall while moving to 2-1 in the league. Thomas falls to 1-9 and 0-3 in conference action.Kick-starting the Castleton offense just four minutes into the game, Wells notched the first of her scores. The junior co-captain put back a shot, which ricocheted off of the goalie’s pads.
  • Six Spartans Score In Win At Keuka
    October 04, 2017
    Using a five-goal second half, the Castleton University field hockey team completed its Central New York doubleheader sweep by defeating Keuka College 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 7-6 overall, while the Wolves are now 2-8.
  • Hunt & Lowell Score Three As Spartans Slow The Express
    October 03, 2017
    Led by Emily Lowell’s third-career and Gabriella Hunt’s first-career hat trick, the Castleton University field hockey team downed Wells College 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Drops Defensive Battle On The Road
    September 30, 2017
    Following an early Beaver goal, the Castleton University field hockey team dropped a highly contested 1-0 contest at the University of Maine at Farmington on Saturday afternoon.
  • Castleton Preps Ahead Of Matchup With Defending League Champion
    September 28, 2017
    The Castleton University field hockey team enters this weekend’s contest in the midst of a three-game winning streak, including most recently a 10-0 rout of Becker.
  • Lowell & Traill Earn Conference Recognition
    September 25, 2017
    Emily Lowell and Casey Traill of the Castleton University field hockey team were named North Atlantic Conference Field Hockey Player and Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sept. 24.
  • Field Hockey Records Shutout Versus Becker College
    September 24, 2017
    The Castleton University field hockey team scored seven goals in the first half en route to a 10-0 win over nonconference opponent Becker College on Sunday afternoon. Castleton improves to 5-5, while Becker is now 0-7.
  • Spartans Earn 3-1 Win In NAC Opener
    September 23, 2017
    Following a first-half Colby-Sawyer score, Castleton returned with three in the second to clinch a victory in its first North Atlantic Conference contest of the season.
  • Castleton Begins NAC Play With Colby-Sawyer
    September 21, 2017
    Following a thrilling 4-3-nonconference victory over the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on Thursday evening, Castleton enters its first North Atlantic Conference game at 3-5 on the season. Meanwhile, the Spartans opponent, Colby-Sawyer College is standing at 4-2.
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