Michigan State men’s soccer head coach Damon Rensing announced the addition of seven student-athletes as part of the 2018 recruiting class.
MSU welcomes Julian Ajroja (Sleepy Hollow, Illinois), Jack Beck (DeWitt, Michigan), Davis Hooten (Rock Hill, South Carolina), Farai Mutatu (Haslett, Michigan), Oluwaola-ayo Ogunwale (East Brunswick, New Jersey), Will Perkins (Gross Pointe Park, Michigan) and Colton Stanley (The Woodlands, Texas).
Former Michigan State soccer standout Ken Krolicki was drafted by the Montreal Impact on Sunday in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Krolicki was the 53rd overall pick, chosen as the seventh player in the third round.
Senior defender Jimmy Fiscus, senior midfielder Ken Krolicki and redshirt-junior goalkeeper Jimmy Hague were all named to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America team on Thursday.Both Fiscus and Krolicki were named to the first team, while Hague earned second-team honors. The trio were the only players from the Big Ten recognized. This is the first USC Scholar All-America honor for all three.
Four Michigan State men’s soccer players earned United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Men’s All-Midwest Region Team honors as announced by the United Soccer Coaches. Senior defender Jimmy Fiscus, senior midfielder Ken Krolicki and redshirt junior goalkeeper Jimmy Hague were on the first-team list, while junior forward DeJuan Jones was on the third-team list.
Jimmy Fiscus scored the game-winning goal against Western Michigan in the Sweet 16, advancing his team to its third Elite Eight in five years. What came next? Pure elation.
Michigan State’s NCAA postseason run came to a heartbreaking end after tying 1-1 in overtime before falling, 3-2, on penalty kicks at Indiana Friday night in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament at IU’s Jerry Yeagley Field at Armstrong Stadium.
Seventh-seeded Michigan State men’s soccer (13-3-3, 5-0-3 B1G) will hit the road after a pair of NCAA Tournament wins against Virginia Tech and 10th-seeded Western Michigan. The Spartans will travel to second-seeded Indiana (17-0-5, 5-0-3 B1G) on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at Jerry Yeagley Field. The Hoosiers defeated New Hampshire, 2-1 in the third round on Nov. 25 to reach the Elite Eight. This is MSU’s first appearance in the Elite Eight since 2014.
Michigan State men’s soccer advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in thrilling fashion on Saturday night after a nail-biter against No. 10-seed Western Michigan, coming from behind to defeat the Broncos, 2-1 in front of over 1,500 fans at DeMartin Stadium.
Seventh-seeded Michigan State men’s soccer (12-3-3, 5-0-3 B1G) will host the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m., taking on 10th-seeded Western Michigan (17-3-1, 5-0-0 MAC). The Broncos defeated Albany 2-0 in the second round on Nov. 19 after a first round bye. This is MSU’s first appearance in the Sweet 16 since 2014.
Leaving home to play soccer is not something that senior midfielder Michael Marcantognini is a stranger to, but that doesn’t mean it’s been easy to be 480 miles away — and in a different country.
Prime-time college soccer programs don’t typically feature rosters loaded up with local talent. And they almost certainly never have talent THIS local. Meet DeJuan Jones, who played his prep games at East Lansing High School, and now plays his college games 1.2 miles away — a quick trip down Burcham, over to Abbot, across Grand River and onto campus, where at 6 Saturday night, the stands at DeMartin Soccer Complex are going to be filled with a whole lot of familiar faces as Michigan State hosts Western Michigan in the NCAA Tournament.
Source: Detroit News
Michigan State men’s soccer battled the wind, rain and snow as well as the Virginia Tech Hokies on the way to a 3-0 victory for MSU Sunday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament.
Seventh-seeded Michigan State men’s soccer (11-3-3, 5-0-3 B1G) will host the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m., taking on Virginia Tech (10-9-0, 3-5-0 ACC). The Hokies defeated Air Force 2-0 in the first round on Thursday.
Special guests include members of the Michigan State Volleyball Team as well as MSU Men’s Soccer Coach Damon Rensing and Captain of the 2007 Michigan State National Championship team; Chris Lawrence and more!
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Michigan State men’s soccer team earned the No. 7 overall seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, earning a first-round bye. In the second round, the Spartans will host the winner of the first round game between Virginia Tech and Air Force at DeMartin Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. The Spartans have lost only one game at DeMartin Stadium in the last two seasons. Virginia Tech and Air Force play their first-round game on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Growing up, Phil Stair competed with his older brother in everything – including the game of soccer. It was that competition that drove the redshirt junior goalkeeper to find his passion in soccer and with the goalkeeper position. When his brother first received a pair of goalie gloves, Stair wanted a pair of his own as well. It was by a stroke of luck that his brother’s team needed a substitute goalie one game and as soon as he stepped in net, he felt right where he belonged.
Michigan State men’s soccer players Jimmy Fiscus and Brad Centala were named first-team Academic All-District Team on Thursday. Both were recognized as a part of NCAA Division I District 5 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Michigan State had chances late, including a strike that hit the crossbar with 31 seconds left, but could not net the equalizer and lost to Ohio State, 2-1, in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals at DeMartin Stadium on a damp and rainy Sunday afternoon.
No. 8 Michigan State men’s soccer (11-2-3, 5-0-3 B1G) is the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Big Ten men’s soccer tournament. MSU will host No. 6 seed Ohio State on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium. This is the second-straight season that the Spartans have hosted a Big Ten Tournament game, defeating Penn State last season in the quarterfinals.
Six different Michigan State men’s soccer player were honored when the Big Ten postseason awards were announced by the league on Friday. Redshirt-junior goalkeeper Jimmy Hague became the first Spartan to earn Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year honors.