To kickoff the beginning of Big Ten Women’s Basketball Media Week, the conference released the Preseason Coaches and Media Polls, in addition to the preseason All-Big Ten teams on Monday. Michigan State redshirt-senior guard Shay Colley earned Preseason All-Big Ten honors for the second-straight season.
Hear how Michaela Kovacs has battled through her mental health, see how Meredith Norris’ Spartan Pride has grown throughout the years, and meet new MSU Rowing coach, Kim Chavers.
Theryn Hallock is keeping her family tradition going. Hallock, a Forest Hills Central sophomore, has verbally committed to Michigan State University, where she will continue her basketball career. Her father, Ty Hallock, played football for MSU, and her brothers, Tanner and Tate play there now.
Michigan State women’s head basketball coach Suzy Merchant has been named an advisory member for the Michigan Task Force on Women in Sports; it was announced Monday by Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.
There isn’t much I love much more in this world than watching someone who was a standout at Michigan State go on to win championships at the professional level. Enter Aerial Powers, Michigan State Women’s Basketball’s All-Time Leading Scorer and Washington Mystics bench dynamo. Power and the Mystics defeated the Connecticut Sun at home tonight to take home the WNBA Championship.
Source: Spartans Wire
Michigan State women’s basketball began preparing for the 2019-20 season with the first official practice of the season. After practice, 13th-year head coach Suzy Merchant spoke about the current Spartan team.
During the 2019-20 campaign Michigan State women’s basketball games will have at least 10 game televised on either the ESPN2 or the Big Ten Network; it was announced by the Big Ten Conference on Thursday.
Michigan State women’s soccer won a double-overtime thriller over Boston University, 2-1, on the road on Sunday night under the lights at Nickerson Field. Michigan State improves to an unbeaten 4-0-0 this season.
Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant announced the Spartans’ 2019-20 schedule on Friday. Michigan State will host 14 contests at the Breslin Center this season, including nine Big Ten contests. The Spartans will also play at two tournaments, including the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas and the Sunshine Classic in Orlando, Florida.
Michigan State head coach Suzy Merchant led the United States women’s basketball team to a silver medal at the Pan American games in Lima, Peru on Saturday night. The U.S. was looking for its first Pan Am women’s basketball gold medal since 2007, the U.S. (4-1) came up short offensively, falling 79-73 to Brazil (5-0) in the gold medal game at Coliseo Eduardo Dibos in Lima.
In the 13th edition of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, the Michigan State women’s basketball team will travel to Florida State on Thursday, Dec. 5. The matchups for the 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced jointly by both conferences on Tuesday. This will be the third time in the last four years that MSU will play on the road.
Suzy Merchant and the MSU Eli Broad College of Business are hosting the third annual empowHER Retreat Friday-Saturday, April 26-27 at the Breslin Center.
Satchmo and DB look back at Michigan State’s wins over Bradley and Minnesota and look ahead to a Sweet 16 game against LSU and a potential showdown with Duke. They also look at the NCAA run of the women’s hoops team.
Michigan State Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams head to the NCAA tournament, Roya Shirley from MSU Gymnastics talks about her journey through the sport, players from MSU Volleyball volunteer their time on Spring Break, and Michigan State Football players show off their skills at the annual Pro Day.
Sophomore forward Sidney Cooks had another standout performance in the NCAA Tournament, but the No. 9-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball team ran into a determined No. 1-seeded Notre Dame, falling 91-63 in the second round Monday in South Bend, Indiana.
Redshirt-junior guard Shay Colley’s layup with 12 seconds remaining propelled the No.9-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball team past No. 8-seeded Central Michigan, 88-87, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State women’s basketball drew the ninth seed in the Chicago Region and will face eighth-seeded Central Michigan on Saturday, March 23 at approximately 1 p.m. (ET) tip-off in Purcell Pavilion on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Saturday’s first-round clash between the Spartans and Chippewas will be televised nationally on ESPN2.
Suzy Merchant will coach the United States in the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The competition will take place July 31-Aug. 4. “First off I would say it’s extremely humbling,” Merchant said. “I don’t think there’s a prouder moment in your profession than to be able to represent your country and have the opportunity to win a gold medal. I feel very blessed and honored to have this opportunity.”
Michigan State women’s basketball honored the 2018-19 season at its annual banquet on Tuesday, March 12, at the Breslin Center. Seven different Spartans were recognized with senior center Jenna Allen capturing Player of the Year honors.
Michigan State beat Michigan to win a share of the Big Ten basketball championship Saturday. Satchmo and DB discuss the victory, preview the Big Ten tournament and look at how the hockey and women’s hoops teams fared this season. They also discuss the B1G’s new hockey tournament and other college sports news of note.