Emily Castanias
Emily  Castanias

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS

Birthdate:
05/23/1996


12/01/2015

Gophers' 2015 Season In Review

Take a look back at the Gopher women's cross country team's 2015 season

11/09/2015

Midwest Regional Up Next for No. 21 Gophers

Minnesota enters Friday's meet looking for its 11th-straight NCAA Championship bid

11/08/2015

Mikkalson Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Taylor Mikkalson, Molly Eastman, and Emily Castanias led Minnesota in its final home meet of the season Sunday

10/23/2015

Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening

10/21/2015

Join the Gophers for Jack's Run

Minnesota hosts Jack's Twilight Run, an open 6K race, at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday

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2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran six races • placed 12th on the team at the Oz Memorial (24:20.1) and the Griak Invitational (24:17.1) • led the Gophers in fourth overall at the Blugold Invitational in a season-best 22:35.9 • placed sixth on the team and 43rd overall in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (23:13.5) • finished 42nd overall and ninth among females at Jack’s Run (23:47.2) • placed third on the team and seventh overall at Rocky’s Run (24:12.6).

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Announce 2016 Griak Hall of Fame Class

6/23/2016

The 2016 Roy Griak Hall of Fame class will be honored during this year's Griak Invitational, set for Saturday, Sept. 24.

Minnesota Announces 2016 Schedule

6/22/2016

The Golden Gopher women's cross country program is pleased to unveil its fall competition schedule.

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

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