Emily Castanias  
Emily  Castanias

RS Freshman

Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS




Gophers Win Three Titles at Eagle Open

Taylor Mikkalson, Katie Murgic and Lyndsey Thorpe won events to lead the Gophers Friday


Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday


Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Invite

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


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


Murgic, Dyson Lead Gophers at Meyo Invite

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

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2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

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.

Castanias's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:22.19 (UA) Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)
Mile 5:08.21 (UA) St. Thomas (2/13/15)
3,000m 10:16.86 (UA) Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
Castanias's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:23.10 (UA) Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
1,500m 4:39.24 (UA) UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)
3,000m 10:17.56 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)