Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Head coach Damon Rensing breaks down what to expect from the Spartans this season.
Spartan athletes return to campus Tuesday after outstanding offseason.
Head coach Damon Rensing and the Spartans compete in eight spring games.
Head coach Damon Rensing provides insight into the Spartan squad.
2016: Saw first action of the season against Rutgers (9/9).
2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in four matches for the Spartans.
2014: Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned first career minutes against FIU (8/31) ... He appeared in nine games for the Spartans, recording a shot in the, 4-0, victory over Western Michigan (10/15).
2013: Did not see game action for the Spartans.
Prior to MSU: Four-time letterwinner in high school ... Named team captain three years ... Two-time All-League and All-District his freshman and junior years ... Named All-State Varsity his junior year ... Posted 53 goals in his two years of high school play ... Played for Michigan Wolves club team, earning U13 State Cup Championship and U13 Regional Championship victories ... Named U13 State Cup MVP during club play ... Earned State ODP team recognition, 2006-08, and Regional ODP team recognition in 2009.
Personal: Born Nov. 2, 1995 ... Son of Sam and Zeinab Cheaib ... Father, Sam, played professional soccer in Lebanon during 1973-79 ... Majoring in kinesiology.