Emily Castanias
Emily  Castanias

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS

Birthdate:
05/23/1996


11/23/2016

2016 Cross Country Season in Review

Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship

11/06/2016

Gophers Host Annual Rocky's Run

Minnesota held its final home meet of the season at Les Bolstad Course Sunday morning

10/21/2016

Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run

Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Friday evening

10/14/2016

Hasz Leads Gophers at Nuttycombe Invitational

Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota on Friday afternoon

10/01/2016

Minnesota Wins Blugold Invitational

Ellen Snyder won the individual crown to lead the Gophers to the team title at the Blugold Invitational

05/26/2015

Emily Castanias

Photo gallery for women's cross country student-athlete Emily Castanias.

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2016 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran in six meets this season • finished fourth overall at the Blugold Invite with a time of 23:01.6 • recorded a season-best 6K time of 22:16.1 at Jack’s Run as the ninth Gopher in 11th place overall.

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.

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