The baseball team is off to a decent start at 10-14 overall and 2-6 in conference play. They look to close out the regular season with games against NEC, Union, Plymouth State, Keene State, West Conn, and Southern Maine.
Senior pitcher Riley Orr looks to continue his productive play averaging a 2.79 ERA with 48 total strikeouts. Jackson Cardozo and Tyler McLain both lead the team with 15 RBI’s each, posting a batting average over .300.
Coach Ted Shipley looks to turn the tide in the LEC standings as the Spartans come into the home stretch of the 2023 season.
The softball team will finish the season with double-headers against Plymouth State, Rhode Island, UMass Boston, SUNY Canton, Southern Maine, and West Conn. Posting an overall record of 10-10 and 3-3 in the conference. The team is looking to climb the ranks within the conference. Senior Olivia Joy and freshman Alexis Rogers have held down the mound for the Spartans this season. Joy stating an ERA of 1.93 with 26 strikeouts. Joy pitched a no-hitter earlier this month against UMass Dartmouth. While Rogers is posting a 2.88 ERA with 21 strikeouts was tabbed LEC rookie of the week earlier this season. Coach Eric Ramey looks to avenge this weekend’s loss against East Conn with a home game against Plymouth State April 18.
Already posting two more wins this season compared to 2022, the lacrosse team is poised to make a surge in their upcoming games cementing their standing in the LEC playoffs. Sophomore goalie Christopher Dindino comes off a great stretch of games, landing him national recognition.
Dindino was named on the USILA team of the week for goalie becoming the first player since 2019 to receive national recognition. Coach Bo McDougall has been pleased with the progression of the team and is excited to see how competitive the Spartans perform.
The women’s lacrosse team marked a program record against NVU-Lyndon with 20 assists on 23 scored goal. The impressive performance swamped the visiting NVU Hornets 23-1. This win lifted the team to an overall record of 3-8. Junior Kimberly McCarthy leads the team in points , setting a single-game program record with 10 goals in March against Mitchell. Coach Jamie Blake close out the season against LEC foes Keene State, Rhode Island, Plymouth State, and UMass-Dartmouth. They’ll be taking their show on the road next game Tuesday against Keene State.
Posting a 4-5 overall record, the tennis team looks to avenge a three-game losing skid to close out the season. Junior Stanley Andersen has been one of the team’s most consistent players with a 5-1 individual record. Andersen was even honored as LEC’s rookie of the week in his debut for the Spartans with his performance against NVU-Johnson.
They’ll close out the season with Colby-Sawyer, NVU-Johnson, and Southern Maine.
Track & Field
Going into the season, Coach Jay Condon had high expectations for his team. Condon declared in the preseason of outdoor track that a handful of his athletes would break Castleton records this season. Taylor Bourn, Charles Govan, Zach Durr, and Macalyster Perry had the luxury of setting the program’s new 4×100 meter relay with a time of 44.44 seconds.
Perry also set the program’s record with a time of 11.28 in the 100-meter sprint, a record that stood since 1970. The Spartan men’s track and field team are looking to finish the season strong against RPI and the Middlebury Invitational before competing in the LEC conference championship meet.