A record 294 Spartan student-athletes were honored for cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better.
All-Big Ten Selections
No. 9 IND 2, MSU 1
MSU is 5-1-2 in last eight contests.
Men's Soccer Preview
2009: Played in two games during the season vs. Penn State (11/13), and vs. Duke (11/22)
2008: Appeared in four games (St. Francis 8/29, UC Davis 9/7, Western Michigan 9/24, Bowling Green 10/29) ... Registered one shot vs. St. Francis.
High School: Named second-team all-state as a senior ... Twice named all-conference and all-district ... Three-year letterwinner at Forest Hills Central ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Helped team to a state title as a sophomore in 2004 ... Played club soccer for Kalamazoo Kingdom, Grand Valley Soccer Association and GRASA ... Led club team to U-18 State Cup Championship ... Team also won USL U-20 Midwest Championship ... Also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal: Born Feb. 13, 1989 ... Son of Tom Back and Barbara Lovinger ... No-preference major.