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The MSU softball team faced Penn State in a three-game series over the weekend.The series was slated to be played at the Spartans’ home ballpark at Secchia Softball Stadium, but severe flooding caused the series to be moved to the campus of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Spartans won two of three games in the series to improve their overall record to 21-12 (5-4 Big Ten Conference).
When senior second baseman Dan Durkin takes the field, he wears the same Spartan uniform the rest of his teammates don — with one slight exception
Originally from Barcelona, MSU women’s golf’s freshman Paz Marfa Sans is adjusting to life overseas in East Lansing.Junior Sarah Burnham, Marfa Sans’ “big sister” and teammate, said the freshman is a great companion to everyone.
The Spartans have altered their weekend series against Fresno State and will move the games from East Lansing, Mich., to Grand Rapids, Mich. MSU announced Thursday afternoon in a press release that due to wet field conditions and inclement weather, the weekend series will be moved to Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps. What was intended to be a three-game series starting on Friday will now be condensed into two days.
MSU football will kick off their 2019 season on Aug. 31, when the Spartans host the University of Tulsa, FBSSchedules.com reported Wednesday.With the Spartans' addition of the Golden Hurricanes, their 2019 schedule is now tentatively completed.According to FBSchedules.com, the Golden Hurricanes will receive a $1.2 million guarantee for their participation in the game in what will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools.The Spartans are also slated to face Western Michigan and Arizona State at home in 2019.In conference play, MSU will host Indiana, Penn State, Illinois and Maryland and will go on the road to play Northwestern, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan and Rutgers.This marks the second scheduling adjustment within the last week as the Spartans' 2017 matchup against Northwestern was moved back from Oct.
Four MSU graduate football players were named to the 2017 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society.
Almost everything was going smoothly for MSU baseball, at least for the first 20 games of the season.The Spartans came out of the gates 15-5 and were riding a high after sweeping Big Ten foe Illinois. There, the bats exploded to the tune of 41 runs over the three-game series.
In a way, there were a number of familiar sights on April 1 at Spartan Stadium.There was the MSU football team, donning the green and white fans are accustomed to.
MSU Track and Field saw several first-place finishes and top times at its only home meet of the year over the weekend, the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational.
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The MSU women's golf team earned its best finish of the spring over with a fifth place finish at The Reserve at Lake Keowee in Sunset, S.C.
Tori Jankoska has already left her mark on the MSU women's basketball team, but the accolades keep on flowing in for the senior guard, who earned Women's Basketball Coaches Association, or WBCA, honorable mention All-America honors, the WBCA announced Saturday.
Former MSU basketball players have made their mark at the next level in various ways this past week. While more established players in the NBA, such as Draymond Green and Zach Randolph, continue their careers, more recent Spartan athletes are attempting to solidify their careers in basketball.
After kicking off Big Ten play in a three-game series versus the University of Maryland, MSU softball is focused on becoming a good team and building the program.With only one senior on the roster this season, MSU is reliant on younger players taking on leadership roles, too.
Amid the sexual assault allegations against three MSU football players and one staff member, the MSU football team held its annual Green-White Spring Game.
Head coach Jake Boss Jr. knew he needed to shake things up.After dropping the first two games of a three-game series to the University of Minnesota in Saturday's doubleheader.
MSU softball concluded its first home series of the season as the Spartans faced Maryland Sunday afternoon. Third baseman Kaitlyn Eveland recorded two runs and a hit in one at-bat as the Spartans won and swept the Terrapins, 6-2.
After getting rained out on Friday, the MSU baseball team returned to McLane Baseball Stadium on Saturday with a doubleheader planned with the University of Minnesota to kick off the home leg of conference play.
MSU softball edged out Maryland in the second game in a three-game series on fan appreciation day at Secchia Stadium, 2-0.The win came in a contrasting fashion from MSU's 8-3 win in game one, with the Spartans scoring two runs this time in a shutout win.
It was a familiar sight as fans trickled into Spartan Stadium for MSU football's annual spring scrimmage. In a modified version, the Green team played offense while the White team represented the defense.