Friday, May 20, 2022

Sports | Soccer


No. 6 MSU beats No. 18 U-M on last second overtime goal

With 45 seconds left in overtime, No. 6 ranked MSU and No. 18 ranked Michigan were tied. Connor Corrigan had the ball and sent it across the field for defender, Jimmy Fiscus, who headed the ball into the box. From there DeJuan Jones slid into the box and was able to connect with the ball and bury it into the right side of the net giving the Spartans the win, the Big Bear Trophy and a still untarnished record on the season


MSU women's soccer fall in first Big Ten matchup

The women’s soccer team took their first lost in the Big Ten Conference after facing Indiana University with a score of 1-0. The team’s overall record becomes 4-4-0 with their second straight loss.  Indiana kept the Spartan defense on their toes throughout the game with their shots while sophomore defense Madison VanDyke cleared the ball helping redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Reilley Ott. 


Kristelle Yewah, forever a Spartan

For senior forward and East Lansing native Kristelle Yewah, playing soccer at MSU wasn’t originally apart of her plans, though you would think that someone would dream to play the sport they loved on the college campus they were basically raised on. Instead, the homegrown product focused all her attention on a school located about one hour south of MSU, a school where the colors blue and yellow are sported by its inhabitants instead of green and white, a school that creates contempt in these parts every time its name is uttered; the University of Michigan.


Night game provides new energy for men's soccer

The men’s soccer team played under the lights for the first time in the program’s history, at DeMartin Stadium in front of a home attendance record breaking crowd of 3,515 fans, with some fans spilling over to the bleachers of Secchia Softball Stadium. The Spartans beat the Dartmouth Big Green, 1-0.


MSU picks up fourth shutout win of the season

After a victory at DeMartin Stadium on Monday afternoon, the Spartans finish with a score of 1-0 beating Cleveland State University. This game with mark the fourth straight shutout the team has recorded this season. The last time the Spartans went 4-0 overall in the season was back in 1968. For senior  goalie Jimmy Hague, this will be his eleventh shutout in his Spartan career.


MSU season comes to end after loss to SIUE

For much of the season, the MSU men’s soccer team found itself in a resurgence. After falling below .500 in 2015, missing the NCAA Tournament and bowing out in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, the Spartans responded with an upstart season, climbing the national rankings all the way to No. 12 in the NSCAA coaches poll.