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Josh Barens
Josh  Barens

RS Senior

Dimondale, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 177



2013 Men's Soccer Position Breakdown

Head coach Damon Rensing provides insight into the Spartan squad.


Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2012 Fall Season

Seventy-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


MSU Travels To South Bend for NCAA Showdown

Spartans take on Notre Dame Sunday at 2 p.m.


Spartans Host Cleveland State Thursday

Spartans host NCAA Tournament Game at DeMartin Stadium


Spartans Tangle With Penn State in B1G Semis

MSU, PSU play Friday at 1 p.m. Eastern


Michigan State 2 - Michigan 0


Impact Players for 2012

Michigan State Soccer Coach Damon Rensing discusses the top players for the 2012 Michigan State Men's Soccer team.

2015: Academic All-Big Ten … Appeared in his first game after missing all of 2014 to injury on Oct. 4 against Ohio State … Played in five matches while earning the start in three of them … Played the full 90 minutes in three of his appearances.

2014: Did not compete due to injury, was medically redshirted.

2013: Appeared in the Spartans 1-0 win against Oregon State on Sept. 6.

2012: Did not see action in 2012 due to injury, was medically redshirted.

2011: Played and started 19 games for MSU on the back line ... Recorded one assist, on a Rubin Bega strike, in a 3-0 victory at New Hampshire (9/4) ... Second straight workhorse season in Green & White, as he played 90+ minutes in 16 of 19 games ... Academic All-Big Ten Selection.

2010: Big Ten All-Freshman Team...Started 21 games and competed in all 22 of the season...Registered two assists, his first against Notre Dame (Sept. 19).

Prior to MSU: Two-time All-State Dream Team Honoree...Lead Holt to an undefeated regular season and a berth in the state championship game his senior season...Named Lansing State Journal Player of the Year as a senior...Three time team MVP in high school...First Team All-Region honors in his final two seasons as well as First Team All-Conference and All-District for all four years...Won a national championship with his club team the Derby County Wolves (U-16) in 2009 and also with the Michigan Wolves (U-15) in 2007.

Personal: Majoring in communication.


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