With a scoreless game until the top of the fifth, the Spartans held their own against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough as MSU lost 2-0 on Friday at Secchia Stadium.
Freshman pitcher Valerie Kaff threw her 10th complete game of the season, scattering five hits.
With their season coming to a close, the Michigan State women’s rowing team will head to Charlottesville, Va. for races against the No. 5 Cavaliers and the Duke Blue Devils.
MSU had a strong showing at their last outing at Clemson. And for their efforts, they now sit just eight points out of the No. 20 spot in the NCAA polls. While the Spartans did not do so well against Virginia in their first race of the season, MSU has gotten better and has proven that they can compete with ranked teams.
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.
Wednesday afternoon, the Michigan State Spartan women’s golf team headed out to French Lick, Ind. looking to bring a Big Ten Championship back to East Lansing.
The Spartans are coming off of a second place finish at last week’s Lady Buckeye Invitational. Freshman Kelly Grassel led the way with a 3-over 219 (78-71-70), finishing just one stroke shy of first place.
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?
Michigan State’s 2013 season that ended with a Rose Bowl victory and has continued to pay dividends on the national recruiting trail, as the Spartans landed 2015 quarterback Brian Lewerke from Phoenix, Ariz.
The 6-foot-3, 195 pound pro-style quarterback from Pinnacle High School threw for 2,700 yards and 33 touchdowns his junior season. He also had over 500 rushing yards and nine interceptions.
This week on The Pact, Austin and Lou talk Wings and Bruins. The Wings took Game One, but the Bruins evened the series with a decisive Game Two win. What will our panelists have to say?
Captain of MSU dodgeball Mike Van Ermen teaches how to become an expert with the grip throw. He displays why curve and movement is the best in the game.
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