The coaches and student-athletes of Castleton’s winter sports gathered at the Casella Theater Tuesday night to celebrate the season’s achievements and honor those who led their teams over the winter months.
The Castleton men’s alpine skiing team claimed its sixth-straight top-10 finish at the USCSA National Championships this week at Mount Bachelor in Bend, Ore., finishing third overall as a team in the combined standings.
Jan Klindic made history for the Castleton men’s alpine skiing team on Wednesday, becoming the first Spartan male to place on the podium at the USCSA National Championships in the slalom at Mount Bachelor, as Castleton finished fourth overall as a team.
The Castleton men’s alpine skiing team makes its 10th consecutive appearance at the USCSA National Championships starting on Wednesday, as the squad looks to continue its recent success on the national stage at Mount Bachelor in Bend, Ore.
Poor weather and unsafe course conditions led to a shortened day of racing on Friday, as the Castleton men’s and women’s alpine skiing teams competed in the giant slalom at the NCAA Eastern Championships at Sunday River.
After posting a strong regular season and qualifying for the USCSA Eastern Regional Championships this coming weekend, three members of the Castleton men’s alpine skiing team were named to the ECSC All-MacConnell Division Team on Friday morning.
The Castleton men’s alpine skiing team tallied a second-place finish on Sunday in the slalom at West Mountain, using depth to claim the No. 2 spot after multiple Spartans failed to finish the course for the second consecutive day.
After racing its way to a sixth-place finish at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association National Championship a year ago, the Castleton men’s alpine ski team returns to action Thursday at Okemo for the giant slalom, before hitting the slopes for the slalom on Friday.
The Castleton men’s alpine ski team picked up a second-place finish in its first action of the season on Thursday, finishing just over three seconds off the pace of the top spot in the slalom race at Okemo.
At Castleton University’s annual Years of Service Ceremony held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Fine Arts Center on campus, Chris Eder, co-head coach of the Spartan alpine ski team as well as the admissions-athletics liaison, received the Employee of the Year Award.