Castleton University placed 33 student-athletes from the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, baseball, softball, men’s tennis, and men’s and women’s track and field on the 2017-18 North Atlantic Conference Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.
Castleton University and Nebraska Wesleyan University are 1,211 miles apart, but that didn’t stop two Castleton men’s basketball alumni from playing a role in the Prairie Wolves’ NCAA Division III National Championship this past season.
Pavin Parrish continues to be recognized for his exemplary performance both in the classroom and on the court, as he has earned Third Team Academic All-America honors for Division III men’s basketball by CoSIDA.
Senior guard Pavin Parrish has been honored for his excellence both in academics and athletics, as he was voted the NAC Men’s Basketball Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the league coaches as well as to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I Team.
Castleton shot over 50 percent from the field as it battled Colby-Sawyer through two overtime periods, but the third seeded Chargers used a hot start to the second overtime session to pull ahead and then held on to defeat the sixth seeded Spartans, 99-95, Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the 2018 NAC Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team enters its 14th and final North Atlantic Conference Tournament as the sixth seed, traveling to New London, N.H., to face third seed Colby-Sawyer College in a quarterfinal Tuesday, Feb. 20, starting at 7 p.m.
Castleton University erased a 15-point deficit in the second half to tie Saturday’s game with two minutes left in regulation, but Green Mountain College scored the final four points of the contest to defeat the Spartans, 68-64, in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
Castleton University used 11 second-half three-pointers to close a double-digit halftime deficit into a one-possession game in the final minutes of regulation, but Maine-Farmington hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold off the Spartans, 94-89, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Dearborn Gym.
Unlike the first meeting, there would be no rally from a halftime deficit for Castleton University, as Thomas College pulled away late for a 79-67 victory Friday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Larry Mahaney Gym.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team heads to Maine for its final road trip of the 2017-18 regular season, as the Spartans face Thomas College Friday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. and Maine-Farmington Saturday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m.
Colby-Sawyer College gained control of the game with a scoring run late in the first half, but Castleton University made a furious comeback towards the end of the game, one that would fall just short as the Chargers hung on to defeat the Spartans, 73-70.
Castleton University took care of the ball throughout the day, posting a season-low turnover total as the Spartans jumped on top and then held on to defeat the Green Mountain College Eagles, 60-47, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at the Eagle Dome.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team will look to continue its strong play from January, making the short drive south to Poultney, Vt., to face Green Mountain College Saturday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m.
Castleton University shot 68.8 percent from the field in the first half and scored 27 points off 22 Lyndon turnovers as the Spartans defeated the Hornets, 87-70, Tuesday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team returns to the comfort of its home court Tuesday, Jan. 30, facing the Lyndon State College Hornets in a North Atlantic Conference contest starting at 7:30 p.m.
Castleton University played one of its most complete games of the season, giving up its fewest points of the season while hitting nearly half of its field goal attempts in defeating Maine Maritime Academy, 62-42, Saturday afternoon.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team heads to Maine for the first time this season, as the Spartans face Husson University Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. and Maine Maritime Saturday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m.
For the second time in 24 hours, Castleton University rallied from a halftime deficit, this time overcoming a seven-point lead for Thomas College at the break to defeat the Terriers, 59-48, Saturday afternoon.
After falling victim to the long distance shooting of the University of Maine-Farmington early in the game, Castleton University increased its defensive intensity as well as its offensive output, coming from behind for a 75-68 victory Friday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
The Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to get back on the winning track as it hosts Maine-Farmington Friday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Thomas College Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. at Glenbrook Gym.
Castleton University saw its three-game winning streak snapped, as New England College used a significant scoring run in the first half to defeat the Spartans, 83-58, Tuesday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Bridges Gym.
Castleton University ramped up the defensive pressure in the second half and took advantage of its opportunities in the paint, coming from behind to defeat Johnson State College, 64-52, Sunday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
Coming off two one-point victories, the Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to extend its winning streak to three games when it hosts Johnson State College in a North Atlantic Conference contest Sunday, Jan. 14.