As the No. 15-ranked men’s soccer team (9-3-3 overall , 3-1-2 Big Ten ) prepare to take on the No. 3-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-4-2 overall , 5-1-1 ACC) the team will certainly want this matchup to result in a win a bit more than any other game on the schedule.
As the No. 9 ranked men’s soccer team (9-2-2 overall, 3-1-1 Big Ten) prepares to take on in-state opponent the Oakland Grizzlies (6-5-1 overall, 5-0-1 Horizon) on Wednesday, the team will try to not get caught looking on to the next opponent. Sleeping on the Grizzles could cost the Spartans a late season win, and lead to a fall in the RPI.
The men’s soccer team (9-2-2 overall, 3-1-1 Big Ten) defeated conference opponent the Penn State Nittany Lions (10-2-1 overall, 4-2-0 Big Ten) 2-0 Saturday night Oct.
The men's soccer team (8-2-2 overall, 2-1-1 Big Ten) defeated the Western Michigan Broncos (6-4-3 overall, 0-0-1 MAC) in a dominating 4-0 shutout win on Wednesday.
As the men’s soccer team (7-2-2 overall, 2-1-1 Big Ten) prepares to take on the Western Michigan Broncos (6-3-3 overall, 0-0-1 MAC) on Wednesday afternoon, they will see a lot of familiar faces on the opposing team.
As the men’s soccer team (7-2-2 overall, 2-1-1 Big Ten) prepares to take on the Western Michigan Broncos (6-3-3 overall, 0-0-1 MAC) on Oct. 15mr, the team can rest easy for a day having won a key game against the Wisconsin Badgers (2-8-1 overall, 0-4-0 Big Ten) 2-1 on Saturday.
The game against Wisconsin will be the team’s third in just eight days, and while they must prepare to play on short rest, the team must also take a moment to acknowledge the accomplishment of junior goalkeeper Zach Bennett.
As the men’s soccer team (5-2-2 overall, 1-1-1 Big Ten) prepares to take on the Akron Zips (5-3-1 overall), they will have to prepare after only two days of rest.
On a chilly 42 degree day in Columbus, the men's soccer team (5-2-2 overall, 1-1-1 Big Ten) gave up three goals in a 3-2 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes (4-3-3 overall, 2-1-0 Big Ten) in a tough conference game on Saturday.This was the first game this season the Spartans gave up multiple goals and only the second time that MSU allowed a goal.
The career shutout record at MSU for men’s soccer is 23 shutouts, a record that until recently was held by two former MSU goalies — John Spink (1984, 1986–88) and Avery Steinlage (2008-10). Junior goalkeeper Zach Bennett can now be included in that company, earning his 23rd career shutout in a 0-0 tie against Rutgers on Sept. 28.
With no games from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, the men’s soccer team (5-1-2 overall, 1-0-1 Big Ten) will be well-rested on Oct. 4 against the Ohio State Buckeyes (3-3-3 overall, 1-1-0 Big Ten).
The men’s soccer team (5-1-2 overall, 1-0-1 Big Ten) earned its fourth straight shutout, and seventh in eight games, after playing the Rutgers Scarlett Knights (4-4-1 overall, 2-1-1 Big Ten) to a 0-0 tie Sept. 28 in DeMartin Stadium in front of 1,220 fans according to the final box score.
In the late minutes of the men's soccer game against the Bowling Green State Falcons (6-2-0), MSU (5-1-1 overall, 1-0-0 conference) broke a scoreless tie to steal a nail-biter from the Falcons on their home field on Sept. 24, 1-0.
The men’s soccer team (4-1-1 overall, 1-0 conference) have reeled off two straight wins after losing to Valparaiso 1-0 on Sept. 11 and they’ve done it without some key players, asking others to step up in their place. The game is not all MSU lost on Sept. 11, as the Spartans lost team captain senior forward Adam Montague. His loss was immediately felt in the game as head coach Damon Rensing cited it as a factor in the loss.
While the men’s soccer team (4-1-1 overall, 1-0-0 Big Ten) prepares to play against the Bowling Green State University Falcons (6-1-0 overall) on the road on Wednesday, Sept. 24, they will be faced with the daunting task of stopping the current leading scorer in the nation — Bowling Green’s sophomore forward Pat Flynn, who has 12 goals through seven games thus far. Flynn is already on the minds of MSU’s coaches as head coach Damon Rensing cited stopping Pat Flynn as a key to success on Wednesday.
Over the weekend, the men’s soccer team (4-1-1 overall, 1-0 Big Ten) played Maryland in what was their first Big Ten game of the season on Sept. 19, winning 1-0.