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  • Women’s Rugby Completes Season at Sacred Heart
    November 02, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team wrapped up its most successful campaign in program history with a 3-0 loss at Sacred Heart on Saturday.
  • Castleton Athletics Launches Redesigned Website
    November 01, 2019
    The updated site is designed to improve user experience with high-resolution images, a modern look and feel and an easy-to-view composite schedule to help fans keep up with all of the Spartan programs.
  • Women’s Rugby Takes Down NEC in the Elements on Senior Day
    October 27, 2019
    On a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon, the Castleton University women’s rugby team defeated New England College in its home finale and Senior Day at Dave Wolk Stadium. 
  • Women’s Rugby Falls to LIU
    October 20, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team was swept at home by Long Island University on Sunday. The Sharks took game one, 41-5, before earning 34-5 and 27-12 wins in games two and three, respectively.
  • Women’s Rugby Falls to Molloy
    October 13, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby fell at home to Molloy College in a National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) friendly match on Sunday. The Lions won each of the three 20-minute games played with scores of 20-0, 20-5, and 19-5, respectively.
  • Women’s Rugby Defeated by Norwich on Late Tries
    September 29, 2019
    Norwich scored tries in the waning moments of the first and third games to break ties and earn a 3-0 sweep over the Castleton University women’s rugby team on Sunday. 
  • Women’s Rugby Comes up Short Against Bowdoin
    September 21, 2019
    Junior Julia May scored four tries for the Castleton women’s rugby team on Saturday, but it was not enough versus Bowdoin as the Spartans were swept in a match played at New England College on Saturday.
  • Women’s Rugby Stumbles at Molloy
    September 14, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team dropped a road match to Molloy on Saturday as the Molloy took all three 20-minute contests.
  • Rugby Takes One-of-Three at UNE
    September 09, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team dropped a match on the road at the University of New England on Sunday. The Nor’Easters won the first two games by the score of 19-5 and 12-0, respectively. Castleton claimed the third game by a 24-5 margin.
  • Women's Rugby Earns Victory at NEC
    August 31, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby squad opened its 2019 season with a victory on the road at New England College in a National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) friendly match on Saturday.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: 2019 Women's Rugby
    August 26, 2019
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team ended its 2018 season on a high note with a dominant 27-7 triumph over LIU Post. The victory was the first in the three-year history of the program as a varsity sport. This year, the team is looking for more. 
  • SAAC to Host Bottle and Can Drive to Support For Every Girl
    January 17, 2019
    The Castleton University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a bottle and can drive fundraiser the week of January 21-26 to benefit the non-profit organization For Every Girl.
  • Castleton Recognizes Fall Teams, Student-Athletes Tuesday Evening
    November 27, 2018
    Spartan student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered to recognize the fall programs’ accomplishments at the Casella Theater on Tuesday evening.
  • Rugby Celebrates Program's First Victory, 27-7, Over LIU Post
    October 28, 2018
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team earned its first win in program history with a 27-7 triumph over LIU Post in the final match of the 2018 season.
  • Rugby Battles on Senior Day but Falls to Sacred Heart
    October 21, 2018
    A strong second half effort was not enough as the Castleton University women’s rugby team fell at home to Sacred Heart University, 45-25.
  • Rugby Falls To Colby-Sawyer On The Road
    October 12, 2018
    Despite outscoring the Colby-Sawyer College Chargers 22-7 to close the game, the Castleton University rugby team fell on the road – 78-22 – at Mercer Field on Friday afternoon.
  • Rugby Falls on the Road at Molloy
    September 30, 2018
    The Castleton women’s rugby team was defeated by Molloy College on Sunday on the road, 109-7.
  • Spartans Drop Road Match at Sacred Heart
    September 22, 2018
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team fell to Sacred Heart University, 71-5, on the road Saturday.
  • Spartans Drop Home Opener to Colby-Sawyer
    September 17, 2018
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team outscored the Colby-Sawyer Chargers 15-5 over the final 18 minutes but fell by the score of 53-15 in the Spartans’ home opener on Monday at Alumni Field.
  • Program Scoring Record Set in Tight Loss to Open the Season
    September 02, 2018
    The Castleton University Rugby team fell on the road at Long Island University Post by the score of 34-26 to open the 2018 season on Sunday.
  • 2018 Women's Rugby Season Preview
    August 29, 2018
    The Castleton Women’s Rugby team enters their third season of competition in 2018. Head Coach Frank Graziano has been at the helm of the program since its inception, following a long and successful tenure at Eastern Illinois.
  • Castleton Announces 2018 Women’s Rugby Schedule
    August 07, 2018
    The Castleton University athletics department has announced the 2018 competition schedule for the women’s rugby team, entering its third year as a varsity sport within the Spartan program.
  • Castleton Classic Set for August 10
    June 01, 2018
    This annual event, which began in 2007, has now raised more than $500,000 in support of the 28 varsity teams and 600+ student-athletes at Castleton University.
  • Graves Named NIRA First Team All-American
    December 11, 2017
    Savanah Graves of the Castleton University women’s rugby team has been selected as a First Team All-American by the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) as released by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • 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 Ends Season With Loss To No. 4 Norwich
    November 05, 2017
    Despite holding No. 4 Norwich University to just five points in the second half along with a Savanah Graves try, the Castleton University women’s rugby team fell 34-5 on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • Spartan Women’s Rugby Sets Program Record on Senior Day
    October 28, 2017
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team scored more points in Saturday’s contest against Sacred Heart University than it had in any previous match over the past two years, but the Pioneers were able to pull away with a 67-22 victory over the Spartans at Alumni Field.
  • Castleton Falls At University of New England
    October 21, 2017
    The Castleton University rugby team dropped a 63-10 decision at the University of New England on Saturday evening at Barbara J. Hazard Field. Castleton falls to 0-6-1 during the 2017 campaign, while UNE is 5-1.
  • Rugby Ends Losing Streak; Draws With LIU Post
    October 15, 2017
    Led by a late score from Calista Carl, the Castleton University women’s rugby team ended its current losing streak by earning a 10-10 draw with the Long Island University Post Pioneers. The Spartans are now 0-5-1, while the Pioneers are 1-1-2.
  • Castleton Falls To Molloy College On Saturday
    October 07, 2017
    The Castleton University women’s rugby team dropped a 97-15 contest against Molloy College at Cedar Creek Park on Saturday afternoon. Castleton falls to 0-4; still in search of the programs first ever win, while Molloy improves to 3-1-1 during the 2017 season.
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