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Hunter Barone
Hunter  Barone


Grandville, Mich.

High School:
East Kentwood

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165


2017: Played in all 20 games, starting five ... Scored the game-winning goal against St. Louis (8/27) ... Came in off the bench in 13 games this season, starting in five ... Took one shot against SLU ...  Took two shots against both Dartmouth (9/1) and CSU (9/4) ... In 31 minutes against Rutgers, added one shot ... Played 34 minutes with one shot against Bowling Green (9/13) ... Played 31 minutes against No. 3 Maryland (9/22) ... Made his first start of the season against No. 24 Akron (9/27) with one assist against the Zips ... Played 35 minutes with a shot against No. 12 WMU ... Took one corner kick against Wisconsin (10/7) ...  Took two corners against West Virginia (10/11) ... Earned his second start of the season against Penn State (10/14) ... Started third-straight game against No. 2 Indiana (10/29) ... Had one shot against Ohio State in the B1G Tournament (11/5) ... Took one shot against Virginia Tech in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/19) ... Scored his second goal of the season against WMU in the NCAA Tournament (11/25).

Played 23 minutes in win against No. 12 SMU (8/26) ... Came in off the bench against Oral Roberts (8/28) ... Took three shots and four corner kicks against ORU ... Scored first goal of the season against Rutgers (9/9) ... Took two shots against the Scarlet Knights ... One of only three Spartans to come in off the bench against No. 1 Maryland (9/23) ... One of four subs against Bowling Green (9/28) ... Played 47 minutes against Western Michigan (10/5) ... First game-winning goal in the win vs. No. 23 Akron (10/11) ... Earned first start of the season at Penn State (10/15) ... Assisted on his brother Giuseppe’s goal against Northwestern (10/22) ... Started in win against No. 13 Notre Dame ... Started his fourth game of the season, playing 58 minutes against No. 10 Indiana (10/30) ... Came off the bench in the B1G Tournament quarterfinals and played 19 minutes... Started against SIUE, contributing 48 minutes. Made one shot in the 9-8 shoot-out loss (11/17).

Made his MSU debut on Sept. 4 against Niagara ... First career shot came against Notre Dame (9/22) ... Earned minutes as an option at the forward position.

Prior to MSU: High school letterwinner 2012 and 2014 ... Elected team captain in 2014 season ... Earned All-Conference, All-District, All-Region and All-State honors in 2012 and 2014 ... Named All-American in 2014 ... Competed in club soccer with the Crew Academy Wolves and GRCJ ... Third place Academy Nationals his freshman year ... Placed eighth at Academy Nationals and was the leading scorer his sophomore year ... Team finished fifth place Great Lakes Academy Region in his junior year ... Participated in National U-15 ID camp ... Ranked No. 118 by College Soccer News and No. 11 in the Great Lakes Region by Top Drawer Soccer as a recruit ... Father, Joey, played soccer at Calvin College ... Older brothers Mark and Domenico played soccer at Michigan State.

Personal: Majoring in history education

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