2018 News

  • Castleton to Host 2018 Vermont High School Softball Championship Games
    June 07, 2018
    Castleton University will host the four championship games for Vermont high school softball at Spartan Softball Field, with one game Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m. and three games Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • Castleton Places 33 Student-Athletes on 2017-18 NAC Winter/Spring Academic Team
    June 01, 2018
    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.
  • Softball Lands Five On All-Conference Squads
    May 07, 2018
    Five members of the Castleton University softball team were named to the 2018 North Atlantic Conference Softball All-Conference Teams on Monday morning.
  • Castleton Ends Season With Pair Of Losses In NAC Championship
    May 04, 2018
    Dropping both games it played in on Friday afternoon, the Castleton University softball team was eliminated from competition in the North Atlantic Conference Championship. After falling 2-0 in their first game to No. 2 New England College, the three-seeded Spartans were unable to scratch across a run in the second contest, eventually surrendering 4-0 to host No. 1 Husson.
  • Castleton Athletics Celebrates Spring Sports Success
    May 03, 2018
    The coaches and student-athletes of Castleton University’s spring sports gathered at Casella Theater Thursday evening, May 3, to celebrate the success of the various programs, including the competitors leading those squads in their achievements.
  • Castleton Heads To Maine In Pursuit Of NAC Championship
    May 03, 2018
    Winners of seven of their last eight games, the Castleton University softball team will look to carry its recent momentum into the 2018 North Atlantic Conference Championship to be played at Husson University on May 4-6.
  • Spartans Sweep Johnson State; Earn Three-Seed In NAC Championship
    May 01, 2018
    Pounding out 33 hits in two games, the Castleton University softball team earned the doubleheader sweep of conference opponent Johnson State – 12-2 (F/6) and 7-3 (F/8) on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Carone Earns NAC Player of the Week; Spartans To Play Johnson State on Tuesday
    April 30, 2018
    Timi Carone of the Castleton University softball team has been named North Atlantic Conference Softball Player of the Week for the week ending April 29.
  • Softball Completes Senior Day Sweep With Walk-Off
    April 28, 2018
    Calli Van Gorden's walk-off double in game two, combined with a seven-run first inning in game one led the Castleton University softball team to a doubleheader sweep – 11-2 and 4-3 – over North Atlantic Conference-leading Thomas on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Heads Into Final Stretch Of Regular Season
    April 26, 2018
    Taking the field for its home opener after over a month of postponements and cancellations, the Castleton University softball team will take the field on Thursday afternoon against North Atlantic Conference foe New England College. Following on Friday and Saturday, the Spartans will travel to Lyndon State before returning home for contests versus Thomas College.
  • Spartans Earn Split Versus Pilgrims In 'Strike Out Cancer' Games
    April 26, 2018
    Tallying five runs in the first inning of game two, the Castleton University softball team earned a doubleheader split – 5-1 – after dropping game one – 1-0 – with North Atlantic Conference foe New England College on Thursday afternoon.
  • Baker Homers; Paquette Strikes Out Eight In DH Sweep
    April 23, 2018
    Bouncing back with two dominating wins led by strong pitching and a couple of explosive offensive outputs, the Castleton University softball team defeated Southern Vermont College 8-0 and 18-2 – both in five innings – on Monday evening.
  • Castleton Drops Low Scorer, Walk-Off Against Husson
    April 21, 2018
    Falling on a walk-off three-run home run in game two, the Castleton University softball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader – 1-0 and 6-5 – at Husson on Saturday afternoon.
  • Castleton Sweeps Maine-Farmington In Conference Play Twinbill
    April 20, 2018
    Striking late in game one and using the momentum to roll in game two, the Castleton University softball team earned the conference doubleheader sweep against Maine-Farmington on Friday afternoon. Despite playing at the Beavers' home field, the Spartans were the designated home team as the games were originally scheduled to be played in Castleton before weather disruptions caused changes.
  • Softball Hits Road To Play Three Doubleheaders In Four Days
    April 19, 2018
    Coming off splitting a doubleheader with future Little East Conference opponent Plymouth State University on Wednesday, the Castleton University softball team will play back-to-back North Atlantic Conference contests over the weekend. Continuing through to Monday, the Spartans are scheduled to take a break from conference play to take on Southern Vermont College.
  • Softball Hits Road To Play Two At Plymouth State
    April 18, 2018
    With promising weather on the horizon and a playable field on Wednesday, the Castleton University softball team will return to action on the road over the next several days.
  • Carone's Four Hits Lead Spartans To DH Split
    April 18, 2018
    Exploding with nine runs to break a 10-game losing streak, the Castleton University softball team split with Plymouth State University on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Castleton Softball Seeks To Strike Out Cancer
    April 10, 2018
    Joining the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center with the common goal of raising awareness and funding for cancer research, the Castleton University softball team will dedicate its April 17 game against Norwich University to the cause.
  • Spartans Drop Nonconference Doubleheader To Panthers
    April 10, 2018
    Behind a couple of hot starts leading to nine runs in the first innings combined, Middlebury College defeated the Castleton University softball team in both ends of a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Four Doubleheaders Pave Spartan Schedule After Week Of Postponements
    April 09, 2018
    More than 10 days removed from playing its last game, the Castleton University (1-9, 0-0 NAC) softball team is scheduled to play four doubleheaders during the next six days.
  • Swaine Earns NAC Weekly Honor as Spartans Gear Up For Conference Action
    April 02, 2018
    Tori Swaine of the Castleton University softball team was named North Atlantic Conference Softball Player of the Week for the week ending April 1, 2018.
  • Spartans Succumb To Skidmore On The Road
    March 31, 2018
    Sparked by a couple of multi-run innings across both games, Skidmore College defeated the Castleton University softball team – 4-2 and 5-3 – on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Drops Two In Walk-Off Fashion At UMass Boston
    March 29, 2018
    Falling twice on walk-off hits, the Castleton University softball team dropped a couple of contests – 6-5 and 4-3 – to host UMass Boston on Thursday afternoon.
  • Castleton Returns To Action Against Beacons & T-Breds
    March 28, 2018
    Picking up where it left off 12 days ago, the Castleton University softball team will be back in action for a pair of road matchups in the coming days.
  • Softball Falls In Both Games To Close Florida Trip
    March 17, 2018
    Falling twice during the final day of competition during its annual Florida trip, the Castleton University softball team fell to North Central College (Ill.) and The University of Wisconsin-Superior on Saturday afternoon at North Collier Park.
  • Spartans Collect First Win Of Season In Split
    March 16, 2018
    Led by an eight-run outburst in the day’s first game, the Castleton University softball team picked up its first win of the season and ultimately earned a split during Friday’s action.
  • Castleton Stumbles In Season-Opening Contests
    March 15, 2018
    Beginning its season at the CenturyLink Complex in Fort Myers, Fla., the Castleton University softball team dropped a pair of games to The College at Brockport and Nichols College on Thursday afternoon.
  • Castleton Softball Heads South To Begin 2018 Slate
    March 14, 2018
    Beginning its season with its annual trip to Florida, the Castleton University softball team faces six nonconference foes over the next three days. All six games will take place at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Fla.
  • Softball Ranked Third In NAC Preseason Poll
    March 06, 2018
    The Castleton University softball team has been ranked third by the North Atlantic Conference coaches in the annual preseason poll as released by the league office on Wednesday.
  • Softball Publicizes 2018 Schedule; Kicks Off With Florida Trip
    February 14, 2018
    Two years removed from its last North Atlantic Conference Championship Title and NCAA Championship appearance, the Castleton University softball team has officially publicized its schedule. The Spartans flaunt a slate, which is highlighted by a trip to Florida and six home doubleheaders.