Head coach Damon Rensing breaks down what to expect from the Spartans this season.
2016: Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors ... Has started all 20 games this season for the Spartans ... Allowed 17 goals in 20 matches for a 0.83 GAA...Recorded 53 total saves this season... Made first MSU start in win over No. 12 SMU (8/26) ... Had a then-career-high four saves against the Mustangs, facing nine shots ... Earned first career shutout against Rutgers (9/9) ... Collected his second shutout of the season against Oakland (9/14) ... Made a career-high seven saves in win against Michigan (9/18) for his third shutout of the season ... Tied his career-high with seven saves against No. 1 Maryland (9/23) ... Against Bowling Green (9/28), recorded his fourth shutout with six saves ... Allowed only one goal in 110 minutes in a tie against Wisconsin (10/9) ... Recorded four saves in a 2-1 win against No. 23 Akron (10/11) ... Earned his seventh career shutout against No. 13 Notre Dame (10/25) ... Earned his 13th win of the season against Penn State on (11/6)... Held the Spartans to a 1-1 tie against SIU Edwardsville in the first round of the NCAA tournament, before falling 9-8 in a shoot-out. Recorded one save (11/17).
2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... Did not see game action.
2014: Did not compete.
Prior to MSU: Four-year letterwinner in soccer for Walled Lake Western for coach Dan Turner...Elected team captain his senior year...All-District and All-Conference player all four years, All-Region his freshman through junior year and All-State his sophomore year...Starting goalie for the Walled Lake Western Warriors...Recorded 122 saves his junior season...Started at center back his senior season, leading the team with nine goals...Member of National Honor Society and Student Leadership...Starting goalkeeper for the Michigan Jaguars under coach Paul Tinnion and Mike Scobie... Member of the team that won the USYSA National Championship in 2012 & was named Golden Glove Winner presented to the top keeper in the tournament...Also allowed zero goals against in the regional championships in 2012...Played five years for the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association ODP team that were two-time winners of the tournament...Attended the IMG Academy...Traveled to Costa Rica, Alabama and Florida, playing three years on the MSYSA Regional team...Detroit US Market National Training Center Invitee.
Personal: Majoring in applied engineering sciences.