Fatai Alashe and Jay Chapman named All-American honorees by NSCAA.
Four Spartans were named to the All-Midwest Region.
Providence 3, Michigan State 2
The Spartans fall just short of the College Cup in a hard-fought battle with the Friars.
MSU takes on Providence in Saturday's quarterfinal at noon in DeMartin Stadium.
2013: NSCAA All-Region Second-Team ... First Team All-Big Ten ... A fixture in the Spartan lineup, starting in all 23 games for MSU ... Ended the season tied for first in the Big Ten with a team-high eight assists and tied for seventh with 51 shots...Headed in the Spartans last goal of the season in a 2-1 loss to eventual National Champion Notre Dame in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament on Dec. 7... Assisted on the game-winning goal that pushed MSU past Georgetown 1-0 in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament on Dec. 1 ... Scored the fastest goal of the season 13 seconds into a 3-0 win over Oakland on Oct. 16... Scored his first goal of the season in the 70th minute of a 2-0 win over Northern Illinois on Sept. 24, which was MSU's first win in history over the Huskies program, earning him Big Ten Player of the week by College Soccer Madness...Recorded an assist on Adam Montague's first Spartan goal of the season in the fifth minute en route to a 4-0 shutout of Western Michigan on Sept. 1.
2012: College Soccer News Third Team Freshman All-American ... Started all 20 of the games in which he appeared ... Had a 4-1-9 scoring line, and was second on the team in both points and goals scored ... Recorded a hat trick - his first three collegiate goals - on October 28th, leading Michigan State to a 3-1 win over then- ranked No. 16 Indiana (10/28)... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors on October 29th after his big game against the Hoosiers ... Tallied his first collegiate assist on Ryan Keener's game-winning goal against Indiana in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (11/7)...Scored his fourth goal of the season against Penn State in a 3-1 win over the Nittany Lions in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals (11/9)... Named to the Big Ten All Freshman Team.
Prior to MSU: Comes to the MSU after a standout youth soccer career in Ontario, Canada ... Represented his country at the Under-17 FIFA World Cup, helping guide Canadian side to a runner up performance in CONCACAF qualifying, helping Canada to qualify for the FIFA under-17 World Cup for the first time since 1986. The Canadians went on to finish third place last summer in their group while picking up two draws in Mexico ... Picked as the 15th ranked recruit by College Soccer News ... Competes year-round for Toronto FC - one of the top MLS youth Academies ... Helped lead TFC to a 5th place finish in the MLS Generation Adidas Cup in Dallas with a record of 2-1-2 in the summer of 2011.