Oct. 25, 2009
-Michigan State's four-game home winning streak vs. Iowa was snapped with the 15-13 loss to the Hawkeyes...it marked Iowa's first win at Spartan Stadium since 1995.
-Michigan State's four losses this season have been by a combined 15 points.
-Brett Swenson became MSU's all-time leader in field goals as he kicked two against the Hawkeyes...Swenson now has 64 career field goals, passing Dave Rayner, who had 62 from 2001-04...Swenson also became MSU's all-time leading scorer in program history, as he scored seven points (two field goals, one PAT)...he now has 335 career points, also passing Dave Rayner (334).
-Greg Jones reached double-figures in tackles for the sixth time this season, as he collected 12 tackles...Jones now has 97 tackles this season (12.1 avg.)...he also recorded his 300th career tackle in the game, becoming just the 16th player in Spartan history to reach the 300-tackle career milestone...Jones now has 302 career tackles.
-Edwin Baker recorded a season-high 68 rushing yards on 11 carries...he rattled off a 37-yarder that set up Brett Swenson's second field goal of the game.
-Kirk Cousins produced his fourth 200-yard passing game of the season, as he threw 225 yards on 16-of-32 passing.
-Blair White led the Spartans in receiving with three catches for 95 yards, including his team-leading seventh TD reception of the season...he caught a 30-yard touchdown from Kirk Cousins to put MSU up 13-9 with 1:37 left in the fourth quarter.
-The Spartan defense recorded five tackles for loss and two sacks...in the past four games, MSU has recorded 16 sacks and 29 tackles for loss.
-Michigan State is now 4-4 all-time in night games at Spartan Stadium.