Three former Michigan State men’s soccer players were drafted on the first day of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft in Chicago on Friday. Senior forward DeJuan Jones led the way as the 11th overall pick, drafted by the New England Revolution.
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Michigan State men’s soccer saw its NCAA College Cup run come to an end in the national semifinals with a 5-1 loss to Akron on Friday at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara, California.
When: 8 p.m. tonight.
Where: Harder Stadium, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Michigan State soccer coach Damon Rensing’s roots go back to St. Louis, where his father, Gary, and mentor, Joe Baum, were high school teammates.
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Junior midfielder Giuseppe Barone joined rare company when he was named United Soccer Coaches first-team All-American on Thursday at the College Cup banquet in Santa Barbara, California.
The Spartans face an Akron team loaded with international talent, countering with kids from the Midwest and Michigan
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Four Michigan State men’s soccer players earned United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Men’s All-North Region Team honors as announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Wednesday. Junior midfielder Giuseppe Barone and redshirt-sophomore defender Patrick Nielsen picked up first-team accolades. Senior goalkeeper Jimmy Hague garnered second-team honors, while fellow senior forward Ryan Sierakowski was named to the third team.
After an NCAA journey that has seen two home games and a pair of upset wins over seeded teams, the Michigan State men’s soccer team makes its first appearance in the NCAA College Cup and NCAA semifinals since 1968. The Spartans will travel to Santa Barbara, California, to face a familiar foe, Akron, on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. (ET) at Harder Stadium. MSU is one of three Big Ten teams in the College Cup, as the Spartans are joined by Indiana and Maryland, who play in Friday nights’s other national semifinal.
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The Michigan State men’s soccer team has made it to the Elite Eight four times in the past five seasons. And now, for the first time since 1968, the team will travel to Santa Barbara, California to play in the College Cup against Akron.
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Detroit Free Press Michigan State beat writer Chris Solari and Lansing State Journal digital sports reporter Phil Friend are here with the latest in Michigan State sports.
Michigan State’s men’s soccer team is College Cup bound after the Spartans’ thrilling 2-1 victory over James Madison at a cold, wet, spirited DeMartin Field Friday night in the Elite Eight.
Michigan State has reached the Elite Eight for the second-straight season and will face James Madison on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. After two-straight road games in the NCAA Tournament, the Spartans will return to the friendly confines of DeMartin Stadium. Overall, MSU had reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament four times in the last six seasons.
It’s been quite a run of surprises for the Michigan State men’s soccer team, which wasn’t even sure if it was going to make the NCAA Tournament. Then, after the Spartans got in, they reeled off three consecutive victories — including two against seeded teams — and now, stunningly, gets to host an Elite Eight game. And, on the individual side of things, junior midfielder Giuseppe Barone learned over the weekend during a tour of the nation’s Capitol following the upset win over Georgetown that he’s a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy, which goes to the nation’s top player.
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Michigan State junior midfielder Giuseppe Barone was named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Tuesday. He is one of 15 semifinalists including four from the Big Ten, along with Indiana’s Trey Muse and Andrew Gutman and Michigan’s Jack Hallahan.
Michigan State men’s soccer returns to the Elite Eight for the second-straight season after a 1-0 win against 13th-seeded Georgetown Sunday in Washington, DC. MSU has now reached the Elite Eight four times in the last six seasons.
Michigan State continues its NCAA Tournament run, traveling to 13th-seeded Georgetown on Sunday, Nov. 25 for a third-round matchup at 1 p.m. This is the Spartans’ eighth NCAA appearance under head coach Damon Rensing. MSU has posted a 9-5-3 record in NCAA Tournament games under his guidance. The Spartans advanced to the Elite Eight in 2013, 2014 and 2017. Overall, MSU has reached the NCAA Tournament 20 times with a 27-14-5 record.
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