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Ryan Thelen
Ryan Thelen

RS Senior

Mason, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




MSU Falls 2-1 at Notre Dame in NCAA Elite Eight

Spartans conclude historic season at 14-6-3.


Spartans Face Notre Dame in NCAA Elite Eight

MSU will take on the Fighting Irish in rematch in hopes to advance to the College Cup.


No. 14 Spartans Compete in NCAA Sweet 16 at No. 8 Georgetown

Michigan State takes on the Hoyas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.


Men's Soccer Wins Overtime Thriller in NCAA Tournament Second Round

Kreutz' header in double overtime accounted for the lone goal of the day.


Men's Soccer Falls To Indiana, 1-0 in Big Ten Championship

Alashe and McIntosh named to All-Tournament Team.


MSU Men's Soccer vs. Notre Dame - NCAA Elite Eight

MSU vs. Notre Dame NCAA Elite Eight game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (Photo credit: Joe Raymond).


MSU Men's Soccer vs. Georgetown - NCAA Sweet 16

No. 11 Michigan State men's soccer (14-5-3) shutout No. 6 Georgetown, 1-0 in Washington, D.C. Photos by: Rafael Suanes


MSU Men's Soccer vs. Louisville - NCAA Second Round

MSU Men's Soccer defeats Louisville, 1-0 in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. Photos by Matt Mitchell.

2012: Started all 23 games... Tallied a team best (and career-high) seven assists, good for third in the Big Ten... Had a two-assist game against Indiana (10/21), both Jay Chapman tallies ... Assisted on Adam Montague's marker against Bowling Green (8/29) ... Had assists in back-to-back games against Marquette (9/16) and Western Michigan (9/21), on Montague and Tim Kreutz goals, respectively ... Had the assist on Domenic Barone's game-winner in a 1-0 win over Oakland (10/17)

2011: Appeared in 10 games, starting six ... Assisted on Kyle Rutz's game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Illinois-Chicago (9/27) ... Missed significant time with injury.

2010: Medical redshirt.

2009: Played in nine games throughout the season...Recorded one assist in a 4-0 victory vs. Wright State (9/13)

Prior to MSU: Named first-team all-state and Lansing Area Dream Team Player of the Year as he scored 16 goals and registered 11 assists as a senior ... Garnered all-region, all-district and all-league honors as a junior and senior ... Collected second-team all-state honors his junior season ... Earned all-league honors as a freshman in helping the Bulldogs to a 20-1-3 record and a spot in the state semi-finals ... four-year letterwinner totaled 24 goals and 31 assists during his career for former Spartan Nick Binder at Mason High School ... Played club soccer for Vardar from 2005-09.

Personal: Born March 29, 1991 ... Son of Eric and Stephanie Thelen. Link to Career Stats


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