The Spartans went 12-5-6 with a second consecutive NCAA Elite Eight run for 2014.
Four Spartans were named to the All-Midwest Region.
The Spartans fall just short of the College Cup in a hard-fought battle with the Friars.
The Spartans reach field of eight for second consecutive year.
MSU 2, Washington 2
2015: Academic All-Big Ten … Named to the NSCAA All-Midwest Region second team … Earned first team All-Big Ten honors … Senior captain … Scored the game-winning goal in MSU’s season-opening win over Portland (8/28) … Converted from the penalty spot in overtime to give MSU the win against West Virginia at home (9/7) … Tacked on two assists with one coming against Ohio State (10/4) and Oakland (10/28) … Scored on 1-of-2 penalty kick attempts … Finished fourth on the team in points with six.
2014: Second-Team NSCAA All-Region ... Scored off a corner kick against FIU, his first as a Spartan after transferring from Virginia, 24th minute (8/31) ... Netted his second goal off a penalty kick against Wisconsin in the 50th minute (10/11) ... For his game-winning block at the end of the Maryland game, was awarded College Soccer News Team of the Week recognition (9/22) ... Scored in the 49th minute against Western Michigan (10/15) ... Tied game against Northwestern, scoring off a penalty kick in the 61st minute (10/16) ... Scored game-winning goal on a header off a corner kick in the 67th minute of the second round NCAA Tournament match agaisnt Oakland (11/23) ... Tied for ninth in the Big Ten in goals (5).
Prior to MSU: Played in 24 games at Virginia in his two seasons, starting 22 of them at center back ... As a sophomore, he missed all but eight games with a hamstring injury, but returned to help lead the Cavaliers to the NCAA College Cup semifinals and a final national ranking of No. 3 ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Connecticut in the quarterfinals ... Freshman season, Carroll started all 16 games he played, finishing second on the team in points (10), goals (4) and game-winning goals (2) ... Won every major award his senior year including being named the 2011 NSCAA National Boys High School Player of the Year, a NSCAA All-American, Michigan's Mr. Soccer and Michigan's Gatorade Player of the Year ... Rated as high as No. 7 nationally on the ESPNHS150 and No. 17 by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Two-time all-state Dream Team selection, a two-time Flint Journal Player of the Year ... Three-year captain, leading Grand Blanc to two state semifinal appearances and three district titles ... Competed at the national level, playing on the 2011 United States U-17 Men's National Team ... Starting center back at the 2011 U-17 World Cup in Mexico ... Won a gold medal at the 2011 U-17 CONCACAF Tournament in Jamaica ... Member of the United States U-17 MNT Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida in 2010 and 2011 and the Vardar SC Freiberg U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy team from 2009-12 ... Lettered in football as a junior and senior, acting as the team's placekicker.
Personal: Majoring in philosophy.