Michigan State defeats Southern Methodist, 1-0, to open 2014.
The Spartans with open on Friday, Aug. 29 with a home match against SMU.
Head coach Damon Rensing breaks down what to expect from the Spartans this season.
MSU 3, FIU 0 Sept 5, 2014 - East Lansing, Mich.
Prior to MSU: Four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com...Ranked No. 90 nationally, 24th-ranked defender and No. 4 in the Great Lakes regional rankings...Two-year soccer letterwinner at Northville high school playing for Henry Klimes...Elected captain his sophomore season...Named All-Conference and All-Area as a freshman and sophomore...Earned All-District and MVP honors of the team his sophomore season as he helped lead the team to an 11-6-3 record and No. 5 ranking in the state...Scholar Athlete...Member of the National Honor Society and German Honor Society...Three-time captain of the Crew Soccer Academy Wolves under Brian Doyle and Lars Richters...In 2012, helped lead the CSA Wolves team that was the second-ranked defense and finished first in the Academy Playoffs Pool, second in the Great Lakes Division and third at Nationals...In 2013, was a member of the CSA Wolves team that finished first in Academy Playoffs Pool and in the Great Lakes Division and placed eighth overall at Nationals...Was named to the 2012-13 U-16 Conference Starting XI team...Played ODP from 2008-2011 on the Region II team that played in Costa Rica...Captain of the ODP State team that traveled to the IMG Academy.
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