Emily Castanias  
Emily  Castanias

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/23/1996


02/18/2015

Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Invite

Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday

02/13/2015

Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters

02/07/2015

Murgic, Dyson Lead Gophers at Meyo Invite

Minnesota wrapped up action at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational Saturday

02/07/2015

Sprinters Shine at Husker Invitational

The Gophers ran the second-fastest indoor 4x400-meter relay in program history

High School: A 2014 graduate of Chanhassen High School • six-time letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • four-time All-Missota Conference runner • five-time cross country state meet participant • finished 35th at the 2013 Minnesota Class AA state cross country championship to help Chanhassen to a fourth-place team finish • two-time track & field state meet participant • state champion in the 3,200m in a Chanhassen school record 10:26 at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Championship • placed 10th at the Minnesota Class AA State Championship in the 4x800m relay as both a junior and a senior • holds Chanhassen school records in the 800m (2:17.80), 1,600m (4:56.59), 3,200m and 4x800m relay • five-time letterwinner in Nordic skiing • National Honor Society member • finished with 4.0 grade point average.

Personal: Born May 23, 1996 • daughter of Paul and Tamara Castanias • has two older sisters, Christine and Jennifer • enjoys painting, drawing and baking • intends to major in engineering.