When the MSU hockey team takes the ice this fall, it will be looking to erase memories of the program's most disappointing season in a decade. The Spartans weren't bad - finishing 23-14-2 overall and placing fourth in the CCHA.
As his eagle putt from the back fringe rolls downhill 25 feet to the hole and then three feet past it, Eric Jorgensen wears a look of both surprise and knowing on his face. "Man, that's fast," he says. He was standing on the green of the par-5 13th hole at Forest Akers West Golf Course.
There weren't many surprises at the MSU hockey team's annual awards banquet Thursday night - which was good news for John-Michael Liles. The senior defenseman took home three honors, including the team's Most Valuable Player Award, to headline the evening at the Holiday Inn South, 6820 S.