9 months ago

The Michigan State track & field team rounded out Friday night with top performances and finishes on the second day of the Hillsdale Gina Relays.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Karen Sadler and Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio presented the inaugural Mike Sadler Competitive Edge Award to eight MSU seniors on Friday at a College of Engineering awards ceremony.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round (No. 35 overall) of the 2017 National Football League Draft on Friday, April 28. McDowell, who announced his decision to forgo his senior season on Dec. 6, is the highest-drafted defensive lineman in the Mark Dantonio era

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Michigan State baseball split a doubleheader Friday at Northwestern, winning the opener, 8-1, before getting nipped in the nightcap, 3-2. MSU and NU played a doubleheader Friday after the weekend schedule was adjusted due to inclement weather in the Evanston area forecast for Sunday. The Spartans and Wildcats will wrap up the three-game series on Saturday, with the scheduled start now moved up from 1 p.m. to Noon ET due to the weather forecast for Saturday afternoon.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

It started on Twitter, as most football-recruiting relationships do. Allatoona (Acworth, Ga.) DE Royce Francis and Michigan State receivers coach Terrence Samuel got to know each other — as much as two people can — through direct messages. Francis passed along his transcript and film and waited to see what the Spartans thought.

Source: Land of 10

9 months ago

Malik McDowell didn’t get taken in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, however, his excitement was hardly dampened a day later. The defensive tackle who left Michigan State after his junior season was taken with the third pick of the second round – the 35th overall – by the Seattle Seahawks on Friday. And the Detroit native could hardly contain his enthusiasm .“I didn’t cry but there is a smile on my face,” McDowell said in a conference call. “I’m smiling from ear to ear.

Source: Detroit News

9 months ago

The off-season has been uncomfortable but productive, Michigan State football players said Friday, the final day of classes for the spring semester. There were weekly players-only meetings. Sometimes, there was nothing to say so they would go lift weights. Sometimes, things got heated and emotional and they would talk and argue for an hour.

Source: Detroit Free Press

9 months ago

The Michigan State women’s tennis team fell in it’s opening match of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday evening in Champaign, Ill. The No. 3-seeded Wildcats defeated the No. 6-seeded Spartans 4-1, and MSU falls to 17-8 on the season.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

The record spelled it out pretty clearly – things had gone wrong in the Michigan State football program in 2016. Finishing at 3-9 following an appearance in the College Football Playoff make that pretty obvious. In the wake of that collapse was a team wondering what it had to do to get things headed back in the direction it was in when it won 36 games over a three-year period from 2013 to 2015. That, however, wasn’t easy.

Source: Detroit News

9 months ago

Leaders from the Michigan State football team said they spent an isolated spring season trying to diagnose the larger issues surrounding the program that finished 3-9 on the field last year and has had an offseason riddled with sexual assault allegations and other off-field issues.

Source: ESPN

9 months ago

Freshman Kelcey Carrasco hit a dramatic two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to help the Spartans to a 4-2 extra-inning win over Rutgers. Kristina Zalewski threw a complete game, scattering six hits in the win.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Curtis Daniel had a succinct message for Tre Person upon hearing his protege had committed to play football at Michigan State. “Get some boots.” Daniel comes from Los Angeles and played as a cornerback for Michigan State in the early 1990s. Now he owns Patchwerk Recording Studios in downtown Atlanta. And long before Michigan State showed interest in Person, a 3-star cornerback for Westlake High, Daniel took the senior Spartans signee under his wing.

Source: Land of 10

9 months ago

The contract of Michigan State recruiting director Curtis Blackwell has been extended for the second time while his future with the school remains in limbo.Blackwell has received a one-month extension, school spokesperson Jason Cody confirmed on Friday, to keep him under contract with the school through the end of May.

Source: MLive.com

9 months ago

When the injury-riddled Michigan State women’s golf team found itself ranked 99th in the nation last fall, not even the most optimistic Spartans were visualizing championships in the 2016-17 season.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

What’s known is this: Michigan State basketball is loaded for 2017-18.What’s unknown is this: Could the Spartans be even better? There’s no reason the program, a likely top-five team next preseason, can’t bolster its auxiliaries. MSU finished 20-15 last season and squeezed into the NCAA Tournament. There’s still plenty to improve.

Source: MLive.com

9 months ago

Michigan State rowing coach Matt Weise has announced that nine student-athletes will join the Spartan rowing program when they enroll at Michigan State University in the fall of 2017. The Spartans, No. 19 in the most recent Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) national poll, have nine seniors on its current roster and are currently training for the Big Ten Championships, which will be held May 13-14 in Indianapolis, Ind.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Big Ten action is back after a one game stint vs. the Toledo Rockets. Michigan State handled them with ease on their way to a 11-1 rout. It put the Spartans at 21-16 for the year but unfortunately doesn’t help their case as far as the B1G is concerned.Next up on the Spartans schedule is Northwestern. The Wildcats will host Michigan State for a three game series starting later on today.

Source: The Only Colors

9 months ago

Michigan State would like to add a big wide receiving target to the class of 2018 and they may not have to look very far to find one. At 6-foot-5 and 200 pounds, Hilliard (Ohio) Bradley’s Kory Taylor has an impressive list of scholarships and could add one from the Spartans in the near future.

Source: Detroit Free Press

9 months ago

One of the players that the Michigan State staff is actively recruiting for the class of 2018 is West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade’s Parks Gissinger. The Spartans are being very active in California for the 2018 recruiting cycle. Gissinger, at 6-foot-4 and 235 pounds, is one of the players they have already identified as someone they would like to see as part of the class. He received an offer from Mark Dantonio earlier this winter.

Source: Detroit Free Press

9 months ago

Michigan State’s streak of producing first-round NFL Draft picks is over. The first round of the 2017 draft came and went on Thursday night, with no former Michigan State players hearing their names called. That marked the first time since 2013 that the team hasn’t had a former player picked in the first round. The streak was the longest of its kind the school had produced in 25 years.

Source: MLive.com

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