The state of Michigan had a rough day on Sunday. Both the Spartans and Wolverines fell in the Elite Eight.
Faith fills in for Fino as the rest of the gang shares their thoughts on MSU’s heartbreaking defeat to No.7 UConn at Madison Square Garden.
The Spartans earned their first Big Ten win of the season against Purdue Sunday, but unfortunately they were not able to win the series.
MSU faced off against Purdue in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon winning the first game 6-3 and cutting off the Boilermakers’ eight-game winning streak.
After being defeated in the first game of the series, MSU looks to rebound from their 10-1 loss against Purdue.
The Boilermakers are on a roll with an eight-game winning streak and the Spartans have their work cut out for them.
The second and final day of the Spartans’ East Coast trip did not end as hoped for the women’s rowing team.
The team fell to No. 5 Brown and No. 9 Princeton on the Carnegie River in Princeton, N.J.
Spring has finally arrived, and with it brings the Michigan State outdoor track and field season.
Unlike the indoor season, running outdoors opens the gateway for a number of other events. The majority of these events take place in the middle of the day, which allows for athletes that specialize in speed and power to spend the morning physically and mentally preparing for their event.
It is Sparty versus Smarty on the high seas as the Michigan State women’s rowing team travels out east to face off against No. 9 Brown and No. 5 Princeton this Saturday on Lake Carnegie, near Princeton, N.J.
This will be the first race for Princeton and Brown, while Michigan State on the other hand, has several races under its belt, including one against Rutgers and Boston University yesterday.
The Spartans fell at the hands of the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday losing 10-1.
This marked an eight-game winning streak for the ladies of Purdue.
In a stellar opening performance, the MSU women’s rowing team cruised to victory against Rutgers and Boston, two strong squads going into yesterday’s contest.
Michigan State only raced three teams (varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight) due to the lack of four man squads for Rutgers.
This episode features gymnastics 101, a recap of the Big Ten Championships, a brief gymnastics history lesson, a preview for the NCAA Regionals, and much more!
Coming off of a 0-3 Big Ten start, Michigan State’s softball team looks for a comeback in their series against Purdue this weekend.
The three games will be played in West Lafayette, Ind. at the Boilermaker Softball Complex.
The weekend will be a reunion of sorts for Michigan State women’s rowing coach Matt Weise, and also for a former Spartan assistant coach and former rower. This time, however, Weise and the Spartan alumni will be operating on opposing teams.
Michigan State women’s rowing will travel east to New Brunswick, N.J. Friday for a race against Boston University and Rutgers University. Though Rutgers will join the Big Ten Conference next season, they will be competing as a member of the American Athletic Conference this season.
After getting through the first round in the NCAA Tournament, the Lady Spartans were in Chapel Hill, N.C. Tuesday night to take on the No. 4 North Carolina Tar Heels.
The Spartans fell to the Tar Heels 62-53 and will not be advancing in the tournament. MSU head coach Suzy Merchant said how difficult this game was compared to others.
Jennifer Aldridge, host of Merchantaries, welcomes her co-host Sierra Williams for a special NCAA Tournament episode.
Together they break down the Lady Spartans’ first game in the the NCAA Tournament as well as their predictions and opinions on the rest of the Tournament.
March Madness is upon us and The Pact has you covered.
MSU basketball is front and center with both men’s and women’s tournaments, as Spartan Nation has its eyes fixed on two national titles.
Fino, Faith and Austin open the show with an analysis of the men’s run thus far. Who has stepped up in the clutch, and who needs to show more? These three break it down.
We had the honor of hosting some of the men’s soccer players in studio, but now it is time to dig into the women’s team.
On this episode of Last Leg, Alexa takes a break from talking about MSU track and field and talks to Michelle Phillipich, marketing director for Playmakers, a local and well-known running store.
Alexa and Phillipich not only talk about the store, but also all of the opportunities it provides for local runners. Phillipich also talks about Playmakers’ philosophy, upcoming races, fun runs and some changes that have been going on in the running community.
The madness of March ensues in men’s and women’s basketball.
MSU is back for a sixth-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The No. 5 seed women’s basketball team was placed in the Stanford region, and their appearance marks the 14th showing in program history.
They will be facing No. 12 seed Hampton (28-4), the MEAC tournament champions. The Pirates have won their last 18 games. Freshman guard, Malia Tate-DeFreitas, who averages 18.5 points per game, leads them.
A little altitude never hurt anybody, right?
When it comes to running and competing altitude can definitely be a factor and something that six MSU track and field athletes had to face this past weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championship in Albuquerque, N.M.
By looking at their times and marks you would think that the athletes had an off weekend, but track and field is not about winning and losing. Rather this weekend was about handling adversities and spotlighting some things to work towards in the upcoming outdoor season.
The Lady Spartans are back at Jenison Field House this weekend after returning home from a quad meet in Texas.
Last week against Oklahoma, Minnesota and Texas, the Spartans placed fourth with a total score of 194.350, even with season-high scores on vault and floor. Sophomore Lisa Burt had a standout performance, winning the all-around competition for the third time this year, with a score of 39.225. Teammate Alina Cartwright tied for second place, finishing just behind Burt with a total of 39.200.