The Michigan State Spartans women’s soccer team wrapped up its shortened season with a Big Ten Tournament double-overtime loss to Rutgers. MSU had a rocky season, to say the least, finishing 1-10-1 overall and then saw head coach Tom Saxton retire after 30 seasons at the helm.
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Michigan State’s head women’s soccer coach Tom Saxton announced his retirement on Thursday. Saxton just completed his 30th season at the helm of the Spartans and was the longest tenured women’s soccer coach in the Big Ten Conference.
The Michigan State women’s soccer team had its season come to an end against Rutgers, 1-0, in double overtime to open Big Ten Regional Weekend on Thursday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. MSU was the No. 6 seed in the East Region, while RU was the No. 3 seed.
Michigan State women’s soccer will begin post season action, taking on Rutgers to open Big Ten Regional weekend on Thursday, April 8 at 3 p.m. The game will be hosted by Ohio State in Columbus. MSU is the No. 6 seed in the East Region, while RU is the No. 3 seed.
Despite a stellar defensive battle, the Michigan State women’s soccer team had its Senior Day spoiled by Ohio State, 1-0, Saturday at DeMartin Stadium.
Michigan State women’s soccer will conclude the regular season against No. 23 Ohio State on Saturday, April 3 at 1 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium on Senior Day. Michigan State comes into the match up with a 1-8-1 record, looking to snap an eight-game losing streak. Ohio State is 5-1-3 this season, having won three straight games.
Michigan State women’s soccer battled tough but was defeated, 2-1, at Indiana on Wednesday at a cold, windy Hoosiers’ Bill Armstrong Stadium. The Spartans suffered their fourth loss in a row by a one-goal margin, including the second 2-1 score.
Michigan State women’s soccer will play its road regular-season finale on Wednesday at Indiana at 12 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for March 17.
For the third-straight game, the Michigan State women’s soccer team lost a one-goal game, falling to Illinois, 2-1, Sunday at DeMartin Stadium.
In its first game at DeMartin Stadium, the Michigan State women’s soccer team dropped an overtime thriller, 1-0, to Northwestern on Thursday.
After four-straight games on the road, the Michigan State women’s soccer team returns home to face Northwestern on Thursday, March 25 at DeMartin Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
“We had a little bit of an injury issue with the back line, but I am really pleased with the way the backline came together. We got going in the second part of the first half and got the equalizer. We made some improvements over the game against Rutgers in terms of our 1-v-1 play, for the most part we were better organized. Again, we are a little beat up in the backline, but we had some people step up and play hard for us and play well,” MSU head coach Tom Saxton said.” I like that we are able to score goals, we just have to be able to sustain it over 90 minutes.”
Behind a late first-half goal, the Michigan State women’s soccer team was stopped by Minnesota at St. Joe’s Sports Dome in Livonia, Michigan on Monday morning. The Spartans suffered their first loss of the season and stand 1-1-1 this season. Minnesota improves to 1-1-1 with the shutout win.
In its unusual home opener, the Michigan State women’s soccer team shutout Nebraska, 2-0, at St. Joe’s Sports Dome in Livonia, Michigan. With the win, Michigan State improves to 1-0-1 this conference-only season. The Spartans are off to their best start since the 2015 season when they began 2-0-1 in Big Ten play. Nebraska now stands 0-1-1 on the young season.
Michigan State women’s soccer will open the home portion of the Spartans’ 2021 season by taking on Nebraska on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Schoolcraft College. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. ET.
Michigan State women’s soccer opened the 2021 campaign with a hard-fought battle, tying Maryland 1-1 in overtime in College Park on Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State women’s soccer will finally open the 2021 season on the road at Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 4:30 p.m. “I am really excited for our team and staff.” MSU head coach Tom Saxton said. “It’s been almost 16 months, and it certainly has been and continues to be a challenging time for everyone. We are extremely grateful to our medical team and our administration for all they’ve done to make this opportunity possible.”
Three Michigan State women’s soccer players were named to the Big Ten Women’s Soccer Preseason Honors list as voted on by the coaches, the Big Ten Conference announced on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
Michigan State head women’s soccer coach Tom Saxton announced the Spartans’ 2021 schedule. After the fall season was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State will now play an 11-game conference only-schedule.
Michigan State women’s soccer head coach Tom Saxton announced Wednesday that four student-athletes have committed to play soccer for the Spartans next season. Anna Franceschi (Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin), Madison Kragt (South Lyon, Michigan), Jordyn Wickes (Brunswick, Ohio), and Andie Wolfe (West Bloomfield, Michigan) will join MSU in the fall of 2021.