While the Michigan State men’s hockey team grows “organically” in order to improve for what will likely be a defining year, they will not have to do it alone. In addition to their two previous National Letter of Intent signees (defenseman Josh Jacobs and goaltender Edwin Minny) MSU head coach Tom Anastos recently announced the official addition of defenseman Carson Gatt (brother of current Spartan senior Nickolas Gatt) and forward Dylan Pavelek.
The word “momentum” has been the key word lately for Michigan State track and field.
With one last major meet before the Big Ten Outdoor Championship, the athletes were hoping for a good outcome to surge them into a good place in the rankings.
At the Dave Rankin Invitational hosted by Purdue this weekend, the team had the opportunity to race against Big Ten teams such as Ohio State and Purdue giving MSU a taste of the competition to come. MSU proved that certain events were no longer a work in progress. Read More…
The Michigan State men’s golf season came to an end on Sunday, May 4 when the Spartans tied for seventh place at the Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind.
Michigan State shot their best round of the tournament on Sunday, an 11-over-par 299, but it was not enough to come back. The Spartans shot a 1212 (303-307-303-299) over the four rounds, as they posted the second-lowest mark of the third round, 303, just two shots behind the eventual champions, Minnesota Golden Gophers.
In a battle against the second best team in the Big Ten, MSU was swept for the second time this season.
After the Spartans easily dismantled the Northwestern Wildcats, they looked to continue their success in Champaign against Illinois. Spartan junior Mick VanVossen looked to improve over his last outing in the first of the three-game series.
After a month of competing separately, Spartan track and field is back together again.
The team will be competing at the site of the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championship in Bloomington, Ind. for the Billy Hayes Invitational.
“I think spending some time together is important to get reconnected, get a better sense of team,” said head coach Walt Drenth. “The other advantages of going down to Purdue, is that they are the hosts of the conference meet.” Read More…
This week on 19th Hole, hosts Aaron Whitlock and Tony Garcia bring in special guest Casey Lubahn, head coach of the men’s golf team at Michigan State University.
Lubahn came in to discuss the Spartans’ recent ninth-place finish at the Boilermaker Invitational, as well as this weekend’s Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind. Read More…
The recruiting class of 2014 got a little better with the signing of Marvin Clark Jr.
The 6-foot-7, 219-pound small forward committed to Michigan State a month ago, joining Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn and Javon Bess. He is a three-star recruit, according to rivals.com.
Clark is from Bel Aire, Kan. and played for Sunrise Christian Academy, the same school as Nairn.
35,000 fans flocked to Spartan Stadium Saturday afternoon to watch the defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions compete in their spring game.
The White squad got off to a hot start after Jermaine Edmondson intercepted Tyler O’Connor on the first play of the game. Their offense capitalized immediately, as quarterback Damion Terry rushed for a 23 yard touchdown on the first snap.
The Spartans had their ace on the mound Friday, as they tried to get rid of the bad Big Ten taste in their mouth from last weekend.
Starter Mick VanVossen said it was an improvement over last weekend.
“Just trying to keep things simple, every time I go out I just try to put the team in a position to win,” VanVossen said.
Despite going blow-for-blow against the No. 2 ranked team in the country, No. 1 seed Ohio State edged out the No. 8 seed Michigan State men’s tennis team 4-2 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals held in East Lansing, Mich.
The loss brings the Spartans’ final record to 12-14 and their home record to 11-2, with both losses coming to the Buckeyes.
The No. 8 Michigan State lacrosse team has a chance to take second place in their division with a win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Michigan State currently sits second in the CCLA with a 4-1 division record, 10-3 overall. Pittsburgh (6-6, 3-2) is close behind at third in the division.
The school year may be quickly coming to a close, but Michigan State track and field athletes are just getting started.
For the third weekend in a row, the team will be splitting up competition in three different locations. The Spartans will be represented at the Drake Relays (Des Moines, Iowa), the GINA Relays (Hillsdale, Mich.) and Ashland University Alumni Open (Ashland, Ohio). Each location was picked specifically for certain events, in an effort to find the best competition in preparation for the Big Ten Outdoor Championship taking place May 16-18.
Secret Society is back with yet another secret conversation, this time with sophomore club dodgeball player, Kostadinos Vergos. We had the chance to ask him about his role on the team, the movie Dodgeball and some expectations for next year.
The No. 61 eighth seeded, Michigan State men’s tennis team will begin the Big Ten Tournament at the outdoor tennis courts on Thursday at 10 a.m. against ninth-seeded Nebraska.
There are a couple of reasons the Spartans should feel confident going into Thursday’s battle. MSU is 10-1 at home this season and MSU defeated Nebraska last month, 4-3.
Michigan State rocketed back after a weekend sweep, with a win over Toledo Tuesday.
The Spartans suffered an embarrassing weekend sweep at the hands of Indiana, and they were back on the field Tuesday afternoon with some vengeance. The Toledo Rockets were their prey. Michigan State was able to regain their stride against the Rockets as they pulled out a 4-2 win.
What do you get when you cross Pool Time with Behind the Mask? Underwater hockey on Secret Society! Host Bradley Allen sat down with the executive board of the Michigan State University Underwater Hockey Club and got a quick lesson on how the sport is played. Also discussed are the love connections made on the co-ed club team and some of their favorite extra-curricular activities. Read More…
On episode five of Warning Track, co-hosts Zac Swierad and Brett Kast sit down to discuss the Spartans’ recent skid. Zac and Brett talk about the impact of being swept by No. 18 Indiana, losing to Central Michigan and defeating Toledo.
What have the Spartans been doing right? What has been going wrong? What will it take to qualify for the Big Ten tournament?