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 will be playing in leagues around the country.
Jordan Zimmerman goes 2-for-5 with a home run to lead MSU.
No. 7 MSU takes on No. 2 Nebraska in tournament opener.
Big Ten Tournament: MSU 4, Maryland 3 May 27, 2016, TD Ameritrade Park
2017 (JUNIOR): Made 18 appearance with nine starts, posting a 3-2 record in 48.2 IP with a 6.29 ERA ... fired 34 strikeouts with 21 walks ... pitched a gem in the second game of DH at Illinois on March 24, firing seven innings, holding Illinois without a hit until the fifth inning, finishing with three hits and one unearned run to earn the win ... went season-high 7.1 innings vs. Fresno State (April 8) rang up season-high six strikeouts ... added five punchouts in 5.0 IP at Northwestern (April 29) ... had back-to-back outings without an earned run on two different occasions, first at Richmond (March 18) and at Illinois (March 24) and against at Maryland (April 23) and vs. Toledo (April 26) ... pitched 3.0 IP of no-hit baseball at Richmond, one walk shy of a perfect outing, to chalk up first save of Spartan career.
2016 (SOPHOMORE): Made 15 starts, pitching 85.0 IP, leading MSU with eight wins in going 8-3 with a 2.75 ERA ... only pitcher to win six Big Ten games (won six of eight Big Ten starts), which is the most by any pitcher in school history ... earned the first win of his career vs. Saint Joseph’s (March 12), allowing two runs in six innings while striking out five ... set a career high in both innings pitched (8.2) and strikeouts (7) in a win over Michigan (May 12) ... pitched seven innings, striking out three while allowing two runs on four hits to earn the win against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (May 27) ... after allowing four earned runs in first start, went 11.2 consecutive innings without giving up a run and gave up just six earned runs in 37.0 innings rest of season.
2015 (REDSHIRTED): Redshirted after transferring from Kansas State.
BEFORE MICHIGAN STATE: Went 0-0 with 3.26 ERA in 30.1 IP in 24 appearances at Kansas State, leading team in appearances ... logged 10 strikeouts ... Held opponents to .257 ... Retired 18 of the first 24 batters he faced (75 percent) ... Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 14 at Cal Poly ... Allowed one earned run over 12 outings from Feb. 23 - April 6 ... Did not surrender any runs from March 15 - April 6, a 7-game stretch .... Earned his first career save on March 29 at Creighton, striking out two in 3.0 innings of hitless and shutout baseball ... The two strikeouts were a season-high for a single outing ... Allowed three hits but no runs in 2.2 IP on May 3 at TCU, which was longest outing in Big 12 play ... Named to Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lincoln Southwest High School in Sioux Falls, S.D. ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball, playing under the direction of Wesley Robertson ... First Team all-region and all-state as a sophomore and junior ... Went 5-1 with a 0.88 ERA and 43 strikeouts against 11 walks in his junior year in 2012 ... Was named all-state and all-region in his sophomore year as a first baseman after batting .425 (17-for-40) with a .531 OBP and 6 RBI ... Also went 5-2 with a 3.20 ERA in his sophomore season in 2011 ... Helped lead the team to state runner-up in 2011 ... Set the school record for career wins.
PERSONAL: Parents are Steve and Dianne Landon ... Has three siblings: Logan, Megan and Madison ... Older brother, Logan, played baseball at the University of Texas-Pan American ... Majoring in communication.