Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Sports | Women's Soccer

WOMEN'S SOCCER

Spartans have much to gain in Big Ten finale

After 18 games, four season-ending injuries and a midfield unit in constant shuffle, the MSU women’s soccer team’s postseason chances likely hinge on its regular season finale against Ohio State at noon Sunday at DeMartin Stadium at Old College Field.

WOMEN'S SOCCER

Hill to graduate as one of MSU's top scorers

Lauren Hill doesn’t want to think about it. Hill, a senior forward on the MSU women’s soccer team, doesn’t even want to consider that the Spartans’ match against Ohio State at noon Sunday might not only be her last home game as a Spartan, but could possibly be the last time she wears an MSU uniform.

WOMEN'S SOCCER

All-Big Ten midfielder out for year

No. 10 MSU women’s soccer head coach Tom Saxton said Tuesday’s practice was full of “devastated” players and coaches, as they dealt with the loss of senior midfielder Lauren Sinacola because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee, an injury that not only ended her season, but also her career.

WOMEN'S SOCCER

Spartans get defensive on back line, in net

As Tom Saxton watched film of the No. 11 MSU women’s soccer team this past week, the team’s head coach was extremely disappointed with the way the Spartans lackadaisically attacked the low-pressure defense thrown at them last week by Illinois State.