2013-14 News

  • Ten Field Hockey Players Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
    March 20, 2014
    Following arguably the most successful season in program history on the turf, the Castleton field hockey team proved they are equally capable in the classroom, as ten players were named to National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad.
  • Jessica Kischko Named Castleton Field Hockey Coach
    February 18, 2014
    Castleton's Associate Dean for Athletics & Recreation Deanna Tyson is pleased to announce that Jessica Kischko has been named the new field hockey coach at Castleton.
  • The Top 13 Performances of 2013
    December 30, 2013
    Preusser led the nation in assists in 2013, but against Plymouth St. she went on a scoring binge to lift the Spartans to a dramatic 7-6 win, including the final goal with no time left.
  • Bardell & Preusser Named ECAC All-Stars
    December 12, 2013
    Seniors Stephanie Bardell and Rachel Preusser have been named to the 2013 ECAC Division III All-Star First Team after leading the Spartans to their second consecutive NAC Championship and appearance in the NCAA Tournament this year.
  • Landon Steps Down as Castleton Field Hockey Coach
    December 09, 2013
    Castleton Head Field Hockey Coach Tammy Landon has stepped down after ten years at the helm of the Spartans as announced by Associate Dean of Athletics and Recreation Deanna Tyson on Monday afternoon.
  • Preusser Named NFHCA Second-Team All-America
    December 02, 2013
    Senior Rachel Preusser has been selected to the 2013 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-America Second Team as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Monday.
  • Preusser & Bardell Earn NFHCA First-Team All-Region Honors
    November 18, 2013
    Today seniors Stephanie Bardell and Rachel Preusser were named to the 2013 Longstreth/NFHCA New England East All-Region First Team.
  • Preusser & Bardell Selected to NFHCA Senior All-Star Game
    November 14, 2013
    Seniors Rachel Preusser and Stephanie Bardell were recently selected to play in the 2013 Front Rush/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Senior Game.
  • Utica Takes Down Castleton 3-1 in NCAA Tournament
    November 13, 2013
    The Spartans had a few chances in the second half but a 2-0 halftime deficit proved to be too much as they fell 3-1 to Utica in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, hosted by the Pioneers at Charles A. Gaetano Field.
  • Field Hockey Travels to Utica on Wednesday in NCAA Tournament
    November 12, 2013
    Fresh off the team’s second straight North Atlantic Conference Championship, the Spartans travel to face Empire 8 Champion Utica on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 3 pm in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Bardell Named NAC Player of the Week
    November 11, 2013
    After leading the Spartans to their second straight North Atlantic Conference Championship and earning Tournament MVP honors, senior Stephanie Bardell was honored as the NAC Player of the Week.
  • Field Hockey to face Utica in NCAA Tournament
    November 10, 2013
    The Castleton field hockey team will take on Empire 8 Champion Utica on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday evening.
  • Castleton Defeats St. Joseph’s 3-1 to Clinch Second Straight NAC Championship
    November 09, 2013
    The No. 1 seed Spartans scored twice in the final 25 minutes to earn a 3-1 victory over second seeded St. Joseph’s in the North Atlantic Conference Championship on a chilly night at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Hosts St. Joseph’s in NAC Championship
    November 08, 2013
    The top-seeded Spartans host their first-ever North Atlantic Conference Championship game at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 pm against No. 2 seed St. Joseph’s.
  • Spartans Blank Maine-Farmington, Advance to NAC Championship
    November 06, 2013
    The Spartans advanced to their second consecutive North Atlantic Conference championship game with a 7-0 victory over Maine-Farmington in the semifinals on Wednesday afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
  • Preusser & Bardell Highlight Five All-Conference Selections
    November 06, 2013
    Seniors Rachel Preusser and Stephanie Bardell were two of Castleton’s five first-team all-conference selections while also being named North Atlantic Conference Player and Defensive Player of the Year, after leading the Spartans to a 9-0 NAC record in 2013.
  • Field Hockey Set for NAC Semifinals
    November 05, 2013
    The top-seeded Spartans look to continue their North Atlantic Conference dominance when they host fourth seed Maine Farmington today at 2 pm in Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Move on with 9-3 Win
    November 02, 2013
    Castleton, Vt. - Castleton avoided an early round letdown and dispatched New England College with a 9-3 victory on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. The top-seeded Spartans used six second half goals to propel themselves to a victory over the eighth-seeded Pilgrims.
  • Preusser Named ECAC Division III Offensive Player of the Week
    October 31, 2013
    Following a pair of dominating performances, senior forward Rachel Preusser was honored as the ECAC Division III New England Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Field Hockey Hosts NEC In NAC Quarterfinals
    October 31, 2013
    The Spartans start a run for their second straight North Atlantic Conference Championship on Saturday when they host New England College in the NAC Quarterfinals at 3 pm in Spartan Stadium.
  • RPI Sneaks Past Castleton 1-0 in OT
    October 29, 2013
    The Spartans had their five-game win streak snapped on Tuesday evening as they dropped a hard-fought 1-0 overtime decision to Rensselaer at Spartan Stadium.
  • Preusser Named NAC Player of the Week
    October 28, 2013
    Following a pair of dominating performances, senior forward Rachel Preusser was honored as the North Atlantic Conference Player of Week.
  • Field Hockey Concludes Regular Season Against RPI
    October 28, 2013
    The Spartans finish their regular season at home, hosting Rensselaer on Tuesday evening at 7 pm in a non-conference matchup.
  • Spartans Take Top Seed in Upcoming NAC Tournament
    October 27, 2013
    Defending champion Castleton State College (11-5, 9-0) has earned the top seed in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Field Hockey Tournament, putting the finishing touches on its second undefeated conference regular season in three years.
  • Spartans Silence Husson 6-0 on Senior Day
    October 26, 2013
    Seniors Blake Wardwell and Rachel Preusser made sure they had a senior day to remember as each recorded a hat trick in a dominant 6-0 victory over Husson on Saturday afternoon in a matchup of the top two teams in the North Atlantic Conference.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Husson on Senior Day
    October 25, 2013
    The Spartans face a tough Husson squad, with first place in the North Atlantic Conference on the line when they host the Eagles at 1 pm in Spartan Stadium on senior day.
  • Wardwell Named ECAC DIII Co-Offensive Player of the Week
    October 24, 2013
    Senior Blake Wardwell led the Spartan offense in scoring last week and was recently honored as the ECAC Division III New England Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Field Hockey Hosts New England College at 7 pm
    October 23, 2013
    The Spartans look to run their mark in the North Atlantic Conference to a perfect 8-0 when they host New England College on Wednesday evening at 7 pm in Spartan Stadium.
  • Preusser and Pinkham Net Hat Tricks to lead Spartans
    October 23, 2013
    Castleton, Vt. - Rachel Preusser and Kristy Pinkham each netted hat tricks as Castleton downed the New England College Pilgrims 6-1 in the wind and rain on Wednesday evening at Spartan Stadium.
  • Wardwell Named NAC Player of the Week
    October 21, 2013
    Senior Blake Wardwell led the Spartan offense in scoring last week and today was honored as the North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week.
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