The Spartans went 12-5-6 with a second consecutive NCAA Elite Eight run for 2014.
The Spartans reach field of eight for second consecutive year.
The Spartans face the Huskies in DeMartin Stadium as NCAA Tournament play continues.
The Spartans look for post-season redemption against the Grizzlies.
The Spartans tie the Terps, 0-0, in Big Ten Tournament Semifinals.
2014: Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Earned first career start in match against SMU (8/29) ... Had first career assist against FIU, goal by Adam Montague in 66th minute (8/31) ... Scored his first two career goals against No. 2 Indiana in a 3-2 victory, making him the first freshman to score for MSU in 2014 (11/5) ... Earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and College Soccer News National Team of the Week honors for his performance against the Hoosiers (11/6).
Prior to MSU: Ranked No. 109 nationally, 37th-ranked midfielder and No. 7 in the Great Lakes Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com...Grew up in Japan where he played soccer until moving to Michigan his freshman year...Was a 2010 All-City Select player in Kitakyushu in Southern Japan, helping his team qualify for the All-Prefecture ...Soccer letterwinner at Plymouth Canton for coach George Tomasso...Named All-Conference honorable mention his sophomore season, helping his team to a 24-1-2 record and a Michigan State Championship...Also a member of the CrossFit Club... Starting Midfielder for Michigan Jaguars in 2011 and 2012 under coach Barry Scott... Member of the team that finished as USYSA National Finalist & National League Champions in 2011 and USYSA State Cup, MRL, Regional and National Champions in 2012... Starting Midfielder for the U-16 and U-18 Crew Academy Wolves in 2013 and 2014 under coach Lars Richters and Brian Doyle... Member of the CSA Wolves team that finished No. 8 in the national rankings and qualified for the Academy Playoffs in 2013... Also played as a Michigan ODP starter in 2011 and 2012...Named an All-Tournament player in the ODP winter Interregional at IMG in 2012...Was a member of the team that finished as Region II Champions in 2012... Detroit and Chicago US Market National Training Center Invitee.
Personal: Majoring in applied engineering sciences.