Spartans end season with 6-5 10-inning defeat.
Spartans honor seniors pre-game, then beat Buckeyes to clinch No. 8 spot in B1G Tournament
Spartans one of two Big Ten teams on 36-team Division I list.
In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Spartans will be playing in leagues around the country.
Michigan State vs. Northwestern April 11, 2015 McLane Baseball Stadium
2017 (JUNIOR): Made 13 total appearances with 10 starts, posting a 4-4 record with a 5.00 ERA in 45.0 IP ... logged 19 strikeouts with 12 walks ... fired three or more strikeouts in back-to-back outings, chalking up season-best four strikeouts in season-long 6.2 IP vs. Cornell (March 19) after ringing up three Ks vs. UT Martin (March 5) ... also logged three strikeouts at Maryland (April 23) ... added two strikeouts in three other games ... had two putouts and eight assists on the season, including two assists at Maryland (April 23).
2016 (SOPHOMORE): Made 17 appearances with nine starts, going 3-3 with a 2.84 ERA in 57.0 IP ... fired 40 strikeouts while walking 19 and help opponents to a .248 average ... picked up a win in three straight outings (March 8-23) ... pitched a perfect three innings vs. Eastern Michigan at Comerica Park (May 11) ... fired career-high six strikeouts vs. Oakland (March 29), adding five punchouts vs. Illinois State (March 8) as part of career-long 7.0 IP ... also rang up four Ks vs. Western Michigan (April 20) and vs. Maryland (May 21) ... had three-outing streak of not allowing an earned run (March 8-23) as his ERA dropped to 1.10.
2015 (FRESHMAN): All-Big Ten Freshman Team selection ... Finished the season with a 3.41 ERA and a 2-0 record in 16 appearances, including five starts ... Made his first-career start vs. Clemson (3/11), tossing 4.1 innings with two strikeouts in and MSU win ... Picked up his first-career win against USC Upstate (3/15) with 1.2 hitless innings and two strikeouts ... Threw 4.0 innings giving up only two hits at Ohio State (3/21) ... Started and pitched a season-high 6.0 innings and struck out five against Oakland (3/25) to get the win ... Started April 5 at Oregon and gave up three earned runs in 4.1 innings ... Started against Northwestern (4/11) and pitched 2.2 innings ... Pitched 3.2 innings in a start at Rutgers (4/19) ... Threw two scoreless innings in a win at Central Michigan (5/12).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner and senior captain for Coach Michael Larges at Walled Lake Western High School ... Threw a no-hitter against Brighton in the first game of the 2013 high school playoffs ... Had a dominant senior year with a 0.70 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 2014 ... Posted a 2.03 ERA with 45 strikeouts in 41.1 innings and a 2.60 ERA as a junior ... Also lettered in tennis and football at Walled Lake Western ... Ranked the No. 13 player in the state by Michigan Baseball Prospects, No. 3 by Prep Baseball Report and No. 17 by Perfect Game
PERSONAL: Son of Jose and Colleen Gonzalez ... Chose Michigan State over Ball State, Western Michigan and Central Michigan ... Majoring in communication.