Emily Castanias  
Emily Castanias

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Chanhassen HS

Birthdate:
05/23/1996


11/09/2014

Swatek Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the 2014 season Saturday

10/28/2014

Championship Season to Begin Sunday

No. 20 Minnesota travels to Iowa City, Iowa, for the Big Ten Championships this weekend

10/26/2014

Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Several Gophers ran season or career-best times at Les Bolstad Course Saturday night

10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

09/05/2014

Decker Claims Oz Memorial Title

The Gophers finished second in the team standings at the Oz Memorial

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.