2016-17 News

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    January 19, 2017
    Mitchell LaFlam Named NEWA Rookie Wrestler of Week After finishing third at the Jim Aguiar Invitational, his third top-three finish in as many tournaments this season, freshman Mitchell LaFlam has been named the New England Wrestling Association Rookie Wrestler of the Week, announced Thursday by the organization.
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    January 14, 2017
    Wrestling Earns Third Place Finish at Jim Aguiar Invitational Three members of the Castleton University wrestling team won their respective brackets, while three others finished in third place as the Spartans ended up in third place as a team with 111.5 points Saturday at the Jim Aguiar Invitational hosted by Plymouth State University.
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    January 11, 2017
    Castleton Wrestling Splits Midweek Dual Matches Castleton University competed with one of the top wrestling programs in New England before falling to WPI, 28-15, but the Spartans recovered to defeat the College of Mount Saint Vincent, 46-12, Wednesday afternoon in intercollegiate wrestling action at the WPI Sports and Recreation Center.
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    January 10, 2017
    Castleton Wrestling Gears Up For Road Contests After earning three bracket victories last Saturday at Williams College, the Castleton University wrestling team travels for its next two contests, first heading to Worcester, Mass., for two dual matches Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 11, before taking the short trip to Plymouth, N.H., for the Jim Aguiar Invitational Saturday, Jan. 14.
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    January 07, 2017
    Castleton Wrestling Earns Three Bracket Wins at Williams Open Three members of the Castleton University wrestling team won their weight class brackets, while four others advanced to the finals as the Spartans competed at the Williams Open Saturday at Lasell Gymnasium.
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    January 06, 2017
    Castleton Wrestling Resumes Season at Williams Open After close to a month-long break from competition to take fall semester finals and enjoy a well-deserved break, the Castleton University wrestling team returns to action Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Williams Open starting at 10 a.m. at Lasell Gymnasium in Williamstown, Mass.
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    December 20, 2016
    Five Castleton Wrestlers in Latest NEWA Individual Rankings The Castleton University wrestling program has made an immediate impact in the sport in its first year of existence, with the latest indicator coming in the form of five Spartan wrestlers being included in the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) individual rankings released Friday, Dec. 16.
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    December 10, 2016
    Staton, Hale Enjoy Perfect Day at North East Duals Tyreek Staton and Zak Hale each won all three matches they competed in, and Castleton University picked up six victories as it defeated Niagara County Community College, 28-16, after losing to host SUNY Oneonta (28-11) and SUNY Cortland (33-13) Saturday at the North East Duals.
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    December 08, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Earns First Home Dual Match Victory A season of firsts continues for the Castleton University wrestling team, as the Spartans won five straight matches to defeat Springfield Technical Community College, 28-15, for the first home victory in Castleton wrestling history Thursday night at Glenbrook Gym.
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    December 07, 2016
    Wrestling Hosts Springfield Tech Before Saturday Trip to Oneonta Newly ranked in the NEWA Top 10 Coaches Poll, the Castleton University wrestling team concludes the 2016 portion of its inaugural season by hosting Springfield Tech Thursday, Dec. 8, at Glenbrook Gym at 7 p.m. before heading to Oneonta, N.Y., for the North East Duals Saturday, Dec. 10, starting at 11 a.m.
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    December 03, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Impresses with Team Victory at Ted Reese Invite Zak Hale and Jared Costa won their respective weight-class brackets, and several other wrestlers advanced far into their own brackets as the Castleton University wrestling team finished first overall at the Ted Reese Invitational, hosted by the University of Southern Maine in the Costello Sports Complex.
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    December 02, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Back in Action Saturday at Southern Maine After two weeks off from competition, the Castleton University wrestling team returns to action Saturday, Dec. 3, participating in its first invitational in program history as it travels to Gorham, Maine, for the Ted Reese Invitational, hosted by the University of Southern Maine starting at 10 a.m.
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    November 19, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Earns Individual Victories at WPI Duals The Castleton University wrestling team picked up several individual victories throughout the day at a series of dual matches hosted by WPI, but the Spartans could not put enough wins together in any one match, losing to Ursinus (28-15), King’s College (27-12), and Roger Williams (32-15) Saturday afternoon.
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    November 18, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Back in Action Saturday in Worcester The Castleton University wrestling team heads to Worcester, Mass., for three dual matches Saturday, Nov. 19, at the WPI Sports and Recreation Center.
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    November 16, 2016
    Wrestling Battles for Green Mountain Championship Until Very End The Castleton University wrestling team built a lead over its in-state rival, but Norwich University won the final three matches to tie the inaugural Battle for the Green Mountain Championship, and the Cadets prevailed on the third NCAA tiebreaker for the 21-20 victory over the Spartans Wednesday night in front of a capacity crowd at Glenbrook Gym.
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    November 14, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling to Battle Norwich for Green Mountain Championship The Castleton University wrestling program will take on its counterpart from Norwich University this Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at Glenbrook Gym, with both squads battling for the newly-created “Green Mountain Championship” in what is hoped to become an annual Vermont wrestling tradition.
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    November 12, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Finishes Third at Electric City Duals The Castleton University wrestling team earned two victories in four matches Saturday to finish third at the Electric City Duals, hosted by the University of Scranton at the John Long Center.
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    November 11, 2016
    Wrestling Heads to Scranton for Electric City Duals Saturday The Castleton University wrestling team begins a busy stretch of three competitions over an eight-day span by traveling to Scranton, Pa., for the Electric City Duals, taking place Saturday, Nov. 12, starting at 10 a.m. at the John Long Center.
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    November 05, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Splits Opening Two Matches of Inaugural Season After a back-and-forth contest with Southern Maine that resulted in a 25-20 loss, the Castleton University wrestling team picked up its first victory as an NCAA varsity program, defeating Bridgewater State 31-6 Saturday afternoon at John J. Kelly Gymnasium.
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    November 04, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Opens Inaugural Season with High Expectations The Castleton University wrestling program is not your typical first-year program.
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    October 20, 2016
    Castleton Wrestling Engages in Community Service Project The Castleton wrestling team joined with Habitat for Humanity for a community service project Saturday, Oct. 15.
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    September 20, 2016
    Schedule for Initial Season of Castleton Wrestling Released The 2016-17 competition schedule for the Castleton University men’s wrestling program, in its inaugural season as an NCAA varsity sport, has been released, featuring three home matches and several tournaments around the Northeast.
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    July 31, 2016
    Support Castleton Wrestling Through Pin Pool The inaugural Castleton Wrestling season is less than four months away but fans can get in on the action today and help contribute to the program's long-term success.
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    July 31, 2016
    Wrestling Welcomes Inaugural Class First-year head coach Scott Legacy has assembled an impressive first recruiting class for the 2016-17 season.