Former Michigan State forward Ava Cook was drafted in the second round of the National Women’s Soccer League Saturday, taken as the 18th overall pick by the Chicago Red Stars out of Chicago, Illinois.
Lauren Kozal was named United Soccer Coaches First-Team Scholar All-American on Thursday afternoon. United Soccer Coaches is the world’s largest soccer coaches organization and strives to recognize student-athletes for their passion and accomplishments both on and off the field. Kozal was the sole goalkeeper named first-team All-America, and one of only three juniors.
Three Michigan State women’s soccer players were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region Team on Monday afternoon. Lauren Kozal, Sam White and Ava Cook were recognized as honorees from the North Region.
The Michigan State women’s soccer team fell 1-0 in a hard-fought battle against Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals Sunday afternoon.
Michigan State women’s soccer hosts Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 31. The Spartans are the fourth-seed and earned the right to host fifth-seeded Iowa in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The match is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start at DeMartin Stadium.
Four Michigan State women’s soccer players earned Big Ten postseason awards, as announced by the league Thursday afternoon. Junior goalkeeper Lauren Kozal was named the Big Ten’s Goalkeeper of the Year and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection for the Spartans. Fifth-year forward Ava Cook and senior defender Samantha White were named second-team All-Big. In addition, fifth-year Bella Jodzis was a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree, one of 13 selected by the league.
Michigan State women’s soccer is set to host Iowa on Sunday, October 31 for a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game, the league announced Sunday night.
Michigan State women’s soccer fought to a 2-1 final score against Penn State on Sunday afternoon in the regular-season finale. The Spartans also celebrated the team’s eight graduating seniors this afternoon on Senior Day.
New Michigan State women’s soccer Head Coach Jeff Hosler knew he was coming into a good situation. He took over the team in June after former Coach Tom Saxton retired at the end of last season after leading the Spartans for 30 years. Hosler, who had coached Grand Valley State women’s team to a 144-12-6 record over six years, would need to find a way to make a smooth transition into a program that had only known one coach for decades.
Michigan State women’s soccer got back to their winning ways on Thursday night, besting Maryland by a 2-0 margin under the lights at DeMartin Stadium.
Michigan State women’s soccer hosts its final two regular-season games this week, beginning with a match against Maryland on Thursday, Oct. 21. The Spartans play their annual Pink Game on Thursday with free admission for fans wearing pink, and will celebrate its graduates on Senior Day against Penn State on Sunday, Oct. 24.
Michigan State women’s soccer lost a 1-0 battle on the road to Rutgers on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans played the Scarlet Knights in Piscataway, New Jersey for their final regular-season road game.
Michigan State women’s soccer dropped a 1-0 decision on the road Thursday night against Michigan. The Spartans move to a 9-2-3 record overall this season with a 3-2-2 mark in conference play. Three matches remain in the regular season.
Michigan State women’s soccer heads back on the road this week for their last away games of the regular season. They face off against Michigan in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Oct. 14 before heading to Piscataway, New Jersey to play Rutgers on Sunday, Oct. 17.
Michigan State goalkeeper Lauren Kozal was named Big Ten Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the conference on Tuesday afternoon.
Michigan State women’s soccer picked up another three points in Big Ten play on Sunday afternoon, shutting out Ohio State 1-0 at DeMartin Stadium in East Lansing.
Michigan State women’s soccer played a roller coaster of a game against Nebraska on Thursday night, battling to a 2-2 draw with the Huskers on the road at Hibner Stadium.
Michigan State men’s soccer enters the final month of the regular season against Penn State on Friday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium. The Spartans are concluding a three-game homestand, before heading out on the road for a three-game road trip.
Michigan State women’s soccer is on the road this week, heading west for a pair of Big Ten games. They kick things off at Nebraska on Thursday, Sept. 30.
The women’s soccer team came back in a big way today, defeating Minnesota 2-1 in a battle at DeMartin Stadium. Tied up 1-1 with six minutes left in regulation, the Spartans pulled off a last-minute win in a dramatic fashion, snapping a five-game winless streak against the Golden Gophers dating back to 2016.