Castleton Spartans

Overall record: 5-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/4 vs. Plymouth State L, 16-14 BX BX RC
9/11 vs. Utica L, 59-22 BX RC
9/25 at Gallaudet * • W, 31-28 BX BX RC RC
10/2 vs. Mount Ida * • W, 38-34 BX BX RC
10/9 vs. SUNY-Maritime * • L, 41-28 BX RC
10/16 at Anna Maria * • W, 49-35 BX RC
10/23 at Husson * • W, 55-51 BX RC
10/30 vs. Becker * • W, 53-6 BX BX RC
11/6 at Norwich * • L, 50-41 BX RC RC P
Overall record: 5-4 - Conference: 5-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/25 at Gallaudet * • W, 31-28 BX BX RC RC
10/2 vs. Mount Ida * • W, 38-34 BX BX RC
10/9 vs. SUNY-Maritime * • L, 41-28 BX RC
10/16 at Anna Maria * • W, 49-35 BX RC
10/23 at Husson * • W, 55-51 BX RC
10/30 vs. Becker * • W, 53-6 BX BX RC
11/6 at Norwich * • L, 50-41 BX RC RC P
SUNY-Maritime 7-0 10-1
Norwich 5-2 8-3
Castleton 5-2 5-4
Mount Ida 5-2 6-5
Gallaudet 3-4 3-5
Becker 2-5 2-8
Husson 1-6 1-9
Anna Maria 0-7 0-10

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 ECFC)
2015 (7-3, 5-2 ECFC)
2014 (7-3, 5-2 ECFC)
2013 (1-9, 0-7 ECFC)
2012 (7-4, 6-1 ECFC)
2011 (4-6, 3-4 ECFC)
2010 (5-4, 5-2 ECFC)
2009 (3-6, 1-5 ECFC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Rich Alercio (Ursinus '87)
Conference: ECFC
Enrollment: 1718
Location: Castleton, VT
Colors: Green, White
Stadium: Spartan Stadium (2500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 26, 2016
Lipscomb excels on field, on court and in classroom
The Endicott wideout is one of the best athletes on campus, but he says there is a beneficial...
September 17, 2016
Castleton Football Falls in Homecoming Game to Salve Regina
Castleton University scored 13 unanswered points in the final seven minutes of the first half to...
August 30, 2016
10 games to watch for 2016
Veteran Around the Northeast columnist Tom Haley showcases a new season full of marquee matchups and...
August 30, 2016
New England conferences team up for bowl series
The ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and NEWMAC will be pulling out of the ECAC's postseason bowls and creating...
January 27, 2016
ECFC gains two members
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference looks as if it will be able to retain its automatic bid...
November 15, 2015
This bucket floweth over
Norwich and Castleton have renewed the Vermont small college rivalry game. The Spartans came away...
November 14, 2015
Spartans Claim Maple Sap Bucket Trophy 31-13
The Spartans gave up a touchdown on their opening drive but, a senior-led defense allowed just six...
November 7, 2015
Spartans Fall to Becker 35-21
The Becker defense was stout through three quarters and the offense jumped out to a 35-7 lead early...
October 31, 2015
Defense Lifts Castleton Over Anna Maria 17-14
The Spartan defense didn't allow Anna Maria to score in the second half and got a key fourth down...
October 20, 2015
Baby Bison look toward the future
Gallaudet's roster is green, but the freshmen thrust into starting roles are making the most of the...
October 17, 2015
Spartans Shut Out Gallaudet 40-0
The Spartans jumped out to a 20-point, first-half lead and never looked back, as they cruised to the...
October 12, 2015
Trinity defense yet to yield a point in 2015
The next offensive score against the Bantams will be the first of 2015. Trinity (Conn.) has played...
October 10, 2015
Defense Locks Down Mount Ida 34-14
The Spartan defense pitched a shutout and held Mount Ida to just three first downs through the first...
September 28, 2015
Climbing stairs and climbing up the NESCAC
The Jumbos showed support for their teammate and his family's battle with Alzheimer's. Tufts players...
September 26, 2015
Castleton Dispatches Alfred St. 35-20
The Spartans jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on the way to a...
September 19, 2015
Spartan Early Lead Not Enough in 32-14 Loss
Castleton scored first but Salve Regina responded with the next 26 points to take control in the...
September 5, 2015
Castleton Locks Down on Plymouth St.
The Castleton defense didn't allow an offensive touchdown and held Plymouth St. scoreless over the...
October 25, 2014
Strong First Half Lifts Husson over Spartans 47-26
Husson's defense scored the game's first nine points and then the team relied on its punishing...
October 14, 2014
Fitchburg, Castleton having surprising success
If you had told people in the heat of August that Fitchburg State and Castleton State would be a...
October 11, 2014
Spartans Blow Out Anna Maria 65-9
The Spartan defense dominated for the second straight week, scoring three touchdowns and forcing...
October 4, 2014
Spartans Silence Becker 24-0
The Castleton defense put on arguably the most impressive performance in school history, with a...
September 27, 2014
Spartans Take Down Alfred St. 36-23
astleton scored the final 17 points of the game and received some strong defensive play to overcome...
September 20, 2014
Spartans Fall to RPI 41-13
RPI held the Spartans off the scoreboard in the first half while building a 27-0 advantage and...
September 6, 2014
Spartans Beat Plymouth St. in OT
The Castleton offense sputtered for the majority of the second half, but came alive late behind the...
September 6, 2014
Spartans Secure OT Victory
The Castleton offense sputtered for the majority of the second half, but came alive late behind the...
April 27, 2014
Volpone named coach at Castleton
Endicott assistant coach Tony Volpone is taking over as Spartans head coach.
December 23, 2013
Castleton State coach resigns
Castleton State football coach Marc Klatt has resigned after three years at the helm of the...
October 12, 2013
Football Falls to Mount Ida 37-19
The Spartans were unable to overcome a number of miscues and gave up 22 second-half points as they...
September 11, 2013
Castleton All-American cited for retail theft
Castleton State receiver Brandon Boyle was caught helping his teammate, quarterback George Busharis,...
September 10, 2013
A heightened appreciation for the game
The anguish was all over Plymouth State center Xander Fuccillo's face as he came off Currier Field...
September 7, 2013
Spartans Hold Off Plymouth St. 35-31
Sophomore quarterback George Busharis completed 25-of-40 passes for 463 yards and two touchdowns...
November 10, 2012
Castleton Falls to Mount Ida in ECFC Title Clash
CASTLETON, Vt. – Mount Ida sophomore Chris McNally rushed for 247 yards and two scores to lead...
November 6, 2012
Holiday dreams for Northeast teams
Everyone wants to be playing late in November. Holiday dreams dance under helmets at Salve Regina,...
October 27, 2012
Castleton Remains Unbeaten in ECFC, 28-20 Over Gallaudet
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Castleton’s historic season rolled on in the nation’s capital...
October 13, 2012
Spartans Race Out to Big Lead, Remain Perfect in ECFC
CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton led 17-0 at halftime and scored touchdowns on its first four...
October 6, 2012
Wrapup: W&J falls, Johnnies struggle
The Presidents struggled barely 48 hours after losing a teammate. Elsewhere, St. John's woes reached...
October 6, 2012
Spartans Capture Sap Bucket Behind Brozowski and Boyle
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – It was a record-breaking day for the Castleton football team as they earned...
September 22, 2012
Brozowski, Carpenter Lead Castleton to 35-16 Win Over Maritime
CASTLETON, Vt. – Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) became the most prolific passer in New...
September 15, 2012
Hermann Out-Guns Brozowski as RPI Downs Castleton
CASTLETON, Vt. – Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) set a new Castleton State College record...
September 8, 2012
Endicott rolls past Castleton
BEVERLY, Mass. – Endicott College forced five turnovers and shutout Castleton State College...
September 4, 2012
Rallying around the family
Training camp can be tough, but that's not the word for the one Castleton State's Cam Laundry went...
September 1, 2012
Castleton Rolls Past Plymouth State in Home Opener
CASTLETON, Vt. – Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns...
November 5, 2011
Brozowski, Carpenter Lead Spartans to Win
CASTLETON, Vt. – Juniors Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) and Tyler Carpenter (Fort Edward,...
October 29, 2011
Gallaudet Runs Past Castleton
CASTLETON, Vt. – The Gallaudet University offense pounded out 532 yards on the ground, and the...
October 15, 2011
Spartans Run Past Becker, 56-28
LEICESTER, Mass. - Castleton scored the final 28 points of the game, including three touchdowns from...
October 8, 2011
Norwich Retains Bucket, Moves to 3-0 in ECFC
CASTLETON, Vt. - Kris Sabourin (Georgia, Vt.) set the tone early for Norwich, taking the opening...
September 24, 2011
Brozowski fires seven touchdowns as Castleton wins homecoming shootout
CASTLETON, Vt. - Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) set a Castleton record with seven touchdown...
September 20, 2011
A monument to love and commitment
Castleton State's president brought football to the school a little over two years ago. Now he's...
September 3, 2011
Castleton Falls to Plymouth State 28-20 in Season Opener
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Brandon Boyle (Springfield, Vt.) caught eight passes for a career-high 139...
March 3, 2011
Castleton State coach forced to resign
An NCAA violation occurred on his watch, leading to the end of Rich Alercio's tenure at Castleton...
November 6, 2010
Castleton Falls in Battle for the Bucket
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) threw for more than 400 yards for the...
October 30, 2010
Castleton comes seconds from first shutout, settles for lopsided win
CASTLETON, Vt. – The Castleton State College football team raced out to a 41-0 lead at...
October 23, 2010
Castleton wins shoot out on the road versus Husson
BANGOR, Maine – Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) threw for 458 yards and three touchdowns...
October 16, 2010
Castleton Improves to 3-1 in ECFC, Downs Anna Maria 49-35
PAXTON, Mass. – Freshman running back Mick Wong (Hartford, Vt.) rushed for a career-high 118...
October 9, 2010
Maritime remains unbeaten, hands Castleton first ECFC loss
CASTLETON, Vt. - The Castleton State College football team could not stop the SUNY-Maritime rushing...
October 5, 2010
First time for everything
Endicott has been pegged as an up-and-coming program since the Gulls first took the field eight...
October 2, 2010
Brozowski Leads Late Touchdown Drive in Castleton Win
CASTLETON, Vt. - Shane Brozowski (Rensselaer, N.Y.) scored on a 16-yard keeper up the middle with 32...
September 25, 2010
Castleton Downs Gallaudet 31-28 in ECFC Opener
The Castleton State College offense rolled up 524 yards of total offense, and Carl Ojala (Pittsford,...
September 21, 2010
A touch of inspiration
Curry and Castleton State are getting inspiration from former former pro athletes, but under very...
September 14, 2010
Following dad into the trenches
These days the Plymouth State helmet is a great fit for the Fuccillo family.
September 11, 2010
Utica 59, Castleton State 22
Utica College produced 667 yards of total offense, including 414 through the air, to defeat host...
September 6, 2010
Castleton's Aguilar Named ECFC Rookie of the Week
Gabriel Aguilar (Orange, Vt./Spaulding) has been named the Eastern Gabriel AguilarCollegiate...
September 4, 2010
Plymouth State 16, Castleton State 14
Christian Mulcahy kicked a 25-yard field goal with six minutes remaining to lift Plymouth State...

This bucket floweth over
Norwich and Castleton have renewed the Vermont small college rivalry game. The Spartans came away...
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