Emily Castanias  
Emily  Castanias

RS Freshman

Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS



Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday


Oz Memorial Kicks Off 2015 Season Friday

The No. 27 Gophers officially begin the 2015 season with a six-kilometer race at Les Bolstad Course Friday


Gophers Open 2015 with Intrasquad Meet

Liz Berkholtz repeated as the individual champion of the Gophers' annual intrasquad race


Gophers Ready for Big Goals in 2015

Head coach Sarah Hopkins previews the 2015 cross country season


Ness to Compete at APA Pan American Cup

The Gopher freshman will race with the U.S. Junior Women's National Team in Colombia

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2014 • Freshman Season: Competed in five races as an unattached runner.

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.