2017 News

  • Smith Closes Career with Personal-Best Time in NCAA DIII Championship
    November 18, 2017
    Castleton men's cross country senior Grandon Smith concluded his decorative four-year career with his personal-best time in the NCAA Division III Championship to place 77th out of 279 runners on Saturday afternoon at Principia College.
  • Grandon Smith Selected to Race at NCAA Division III Championship
    November 12, 2017
    For the first time in the history of Castleton University Athletics, the Spartan men’s cross country team will be represented in the NCAA Division III Championship, as senior Grandon Smith has been selected to compete for the National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Elsah, Ill.
  • Smith Places 11th at DIII New England Region Championship
    November 11, 2017
    Grandon Smith captured an 11th place finish out of 370 runners at the Division III New England Region Championships on Saturday, leading the Castleton men’s cross country team to a 29th place finish as a team in the eight-kilometer race at Gorham Country Club hosted by Southern Maine.
  • Spartan Cross Country Ready for NCAA Regionals
    November 10, 2017
    The Castleton men’s and women’s cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA Division III Regionals on Saturday at the University of Southern Maine’s Gorham Country Club. The men’s eight-kilometer race begins at 11 a.m. and the women’s six-kilometer race is slated for 12:15 p.m.
  • Grandon Smith Named NAC Runner of the Year
    October 31, 2017
    Grandon Smith of the Castleton men's cross country team has been named North Atlantic Conference Runner of the Year for the second straight season, highlighting the Spartans' three All-NAC honorees, as announced Wednesday by the league office. 
  • Smith Wins NAC Championship Individual Title
    October 28, 2017
    Grandon Smith continued his dominant senior season by capturing the North Atlantic Conference individual title on Saturday to help lead the Castleton men’s cross country team to a second-place finish as a team in the NAC Championship at Mount Blue High School hosted by UMaine-Farmington.
  • Men's Cross Country Set For NAC Championship
    October 26, 2017
    Following a one-week break from action, the Castleton men’s cross country team is set to return to the course on Saturday at 11 a.m. to compete in the eight-kilometer North Atlantic Conference Championship at Mount Blue High School hosted by UMaine-Farmington.
  • Smith Named NAC Runner of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    After capturing the individual title at the Western New England Invitational on Saturday, Grandon Smith of the Castleton men’s cross country team has been named North Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
  • Smith Claims Individual Title at Western New England Invitational
    October 14, 2017
    Grandon Smith claimed his fourth individual meet title of 2017 to help lead the Castleton men’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish overall at the Western New England University Invitational on Saturday.
  • Smith Garners NAC Runner of the Week Honors
    October 02, 2017
    After claiming the eight-kilometer Vermont State Meet individual title last Saturday, Grandon Smith of the Castleton men’s cross country team has been named North Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week, announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
  • Grandon Smith Wins Vermont State Meet Individual Title
    September 30, 2017
    Senior Grandon Smith added another individual title to his impressive collection, crossing the finish line first to lead the Castleton University men’s cross country team to a fourth place finish at the 2017 Vermont Colleges State Championships, hosted Saturday by Middlebury College.
  • Men's Cross Country Set for Vermont State Meet
    September 29, 2017
    Following a week hiatus, the Castleton men’s cross country team is set to return to action Saturday when it competes at the Vermont State Meet at Middlebury College at 1:30 p.m.
  • Grandon Smith Lands NAC Runner of the Week Honors
    September 18, 2017
    Coming off a stellar performance at the eight-kilometer UMass-Dartmouth Invitational held last Saturday, Grandon Smith of the Castleton men’s cross country team has earned North Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week honors, announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
  • Men's Cross Country Performs Well at UMass-Dartmouth Invitational
    September 16, 2017
    The Castleton University men’s cross country team competed in the eight-kilometer UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on a humid Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Cross Country Places Third at Castleton Invitational
    September 09, 2017
    Grandon Smith earned the top spot and the Castleton men's cross country team landed three inside the top 10 to place third overall in the Castleton Invitational Saturday morning.
  • Grandon Smith Named NAC Runner of the Week
    September 04, 2017
    After claiming the individual race title at the Southern Vermont Invitational on Saturday, Grandon Smith of the Castleton men’s cross country team has been named North Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week, as announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
  • Smith Paces Men's Cross Country to Second-Place Finish at Mountaineer Invitational
    September 02, 2017
    Grandon Smith captured the top spot overall and the Castleton men’s cross country team, backed by three top-five finishes, took second in the Mountaineer Invitational Saturday afternoon at Southern Vermont College.
  • Men's Cross Country Ready to Hit Ground Running in 2017
    August 30, 2017
    Coming off a strong season that featured its highest finish in the North Atlantic Conference Championship since 2013, the Castleton men’s cross country team is ready to open its season Saturday at the Southern Vermont Invitational.
  • Castleton Cross Country Finalizes 2017 Schedule
    August 16, 2017
    Spartans to host Castleton Invitational Sept. 9; NAC Championships to take place Oct. 28 in Farmington, Maine.