1956 - SECOND TEAM
Pilitsis was one of many bright spots during the Spartans' inaugural varsity season in 1956. He was a driving force for the Spartans, helping the team to an 11-0-3 record during his two years as a letterwinner. As a senior in 1957, he was an honorable mention All-American.
1957 - SECOND TEAM
1958 - FIRST TEAM
Sarria, known as the "phantom," was a two-time All-American. His first and second team All-American honors were a testament to the success the Spartans had. The Phantom's 31 career goals are ninth in the Spartan record books. His scoring output led MSU to three undefeated seasons and 17 consecutive wins which is the most in the history of MSU.
1959 - FIRST TEAM
Heron led MSU in scoring in 1959 and was named a first-team All-American. He broke Al Sarria's record for most goals in a season with 19. The All-American poured in four goals in a 9-0 onslaught against Calvin College. In 1960, he broke the record for most goals scored in a match, piling on six versus Earlham. He ended his career with 32 goals.
1959 - FIRST TEAM
Streder was one of the Spartans' top scorers in 1959, earning first-team All-America honors. He was one of the bright spots in the Spartans' first varsity loss, snapping a 17-game winning streak. Streder scored a goal but the Spartans lost to Midwest powerhouse St. Louis 4-2. He tallied 12 goals in 1959 and 11 in 1958, becoming a presence on the soccer field.
1961, 62 - FIRST TEAM
Kemeling was a shield against the opposition's offensive attack. He was the first Spartan to be named first team All-American in consecutive seasons. He anchored a defense that only allowed six goals in 1961. Kemeling was the team captain and led the defense against Howard to propel the team to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
1962 - FIRST TEAM
Filizola was named first team All-American in 1962. He was one of the Spartans scoring leaders in 1961 and 1962. He scored three goals in a 12-0 shutout against Indiana in 1962, which head coach Gene Kenney called Filizola's best performance ever. He finished his career with 27 goals, 23 assist and 77 points. His 23 assists are third in the Spartans record book.
1964 - FIRST TEAM
The Kingston, Jamaica native is 10th in the Spartan record book with 18 goals in his career. He was equally as effective in the classroom, compiling a 4.0 G.P.A his junior year. He was the successor to MSU's first coach and his own former coach, Gene Kenney in 1970. Fuller's tenure as coach ended in 1974 with a record of 20-8-9.
1965 - FIRST TEAM
All Guy Busch did was score points for the Spartans, helping him earn All-America status in 1965. He is the Spartan record holder in goals in a season with 24. He finished his career with 54 goals and 130 points. His 130 points tops the record books at MSU. Busch scored the only goal garnering the Spartans their first ever National Championship in 1967.
1965 - FIRST TEAM
Coach Kenney called Krat "the finest center halfback ever to play at MSU and one of the best in the college ranks in 1965." This is a very high praise since Dutch Kemeling and Peter Hens were great MSU halfbacks as well. Krat was the team captain and named team MVP. His defensive play led the Spartans to a No. 2 finish in the NCAA in 1965.
1966 - FIRST TEAM
1967 - SECOND TEAM
The Spartan halfback won first-team honors in 1966 and second-team honors in 1967. He denied many scoring opportunities, leading the defense to a school record, allowing only six goals in 12 games. Hens' play contributed to MSU's National Championship in 1967. He was not only a team captain but also a family man, with a wife and two children at MSU.
1967, 68 - FIRST TEAM
Harris was a major scoring threat on the Spartans' back-to-back National Co-Champions. He was the second Spartan to be named first team All-American in consecutive seasons, finishing his career with 48 goals, 20 assists and 116 points from the midfield position. His career goals and points are third in the MSU all-time record books.
1964 - SECOND TEAM
Janes, a midfielder, was named second team All-American in 1964. He led the Spartans in scoring with 15 goals, helping the Spartans to a 10-1-2 overall mark and an appearance in the NCAA Championship game. He finished his career with 32 goals, 16 assists and 80 points. His 80 points ranks sixth all-time in MSU history.
1966 - SECOND TEAM
1968 - FIRST TEAM
Keyes was the kingpin for the Spartans, achieving All-American honors twice, once in 1966 and again in 1968. He still holds school titles for most career goals (56), most goals in a season (28) and most points in a season (62). Keyes also has the record for most assists in a game (5) set in 1966 against Big Ten foe, Purdue.
1970 - FIRST TEAM
Demling, a co-captain on the 1970 Spartans, tallied just one point on an assist throughout the season, but it was his defense which helped solidify the Spartan backfield. As a team, the Spartans limited opponents' to 11 goals during the season, helping Demling earn First-Team All-America honors. He was a three-year letterwinner for the Spartans.
1970 - SECOND TEAM
Houska, a quick forward, led the Spartans with 9 goals and six assists for 24 total points to earn All-America status in 1970. During his three seasons, helped the Spartans to a 23-4-7 record. He earned three letters with the soccer team and was a sophomore on the Spartans' 1968 co-national championship team.
1971 - SECOND TEAM
Twellman, the captain of the 1971 Spartans, earned second-team All-America honors for his fine defensive play, helping Michigan State allow only 10 goals all season. Twellman went on to professional soccer, as he was selected by Atlanta of the North American Soccer League in the first round of the draft in 1971.
2005 - SECOND TEAM
McMahen was an All-Big Ten selection between 2003-05 for MSU. In 2005, he was named the first All-American for the Spartans since 1971. He finished his career with 26 goals and 28 assists, totaling 80 points. In 2006, he was drafted in the second round to the Kansas City Wizards joining former Spartan teammate John Minagawa-Webster.
2008 - SECOND TEAM
DeMartin became the second player in the Joe Baum era to garner All-America accolades. He led the Big Ten in scoring with 17 goals and 37 points in 2008 and was the unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year. DeMartin finished his stellar career with 38 goals and 85 points, both of which rank fifth on MSU's all-time list. He was drafted 22nd overall by the Kansas City Wizards in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft.
2013 - THIRD TEAM
Recording one career goal prior to 2013, Cope scored two goals and recorded two assists for MSU during the 2013 season. He was also the heart and soul of the stout Spartan defense that helped Michigan State lead the Big Ten in fewest goals allowed with 15 and goals against average (0.64). Cope played in nine of the Spartans' 13 shutouts in 2013, tying the most in program history. He was drafted 25 in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by the Philadelphia Union.
NSCAA Honorable Mention All-Americans
1957 - Angelo Pilitsis
1958 - Bernard Cook
1958 - Leo Vander Horst
1959 - Emanuel Bruce-Okine
1960 - Reinier Kemeling
1961 - Rubens Filizola
1961 - Ken Graham
1963 - George Janes
1964 - Ludwig Eckhardt
1966 - Guy Busch
1967 - Ernie Tuchscherer
NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year
2013 - Damon Rensing
NSCAA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year
2013 - Kylie Stannard
1956 - Angelo Pilitsis, Al Sarria, Ray Burdett
1957 - Angelo Pilitsis, Al Sarria *, Ray Burdett
1958 - Al Sarria *, Leo Vander Horst, Bernard Cook *, Neil Butler
1959 - Cecil Heron *, Erich Streder *, Emanuel Bruce-Okine, - George Sepetys, Horace Hamilton
1960 - Ken Graham *, Reinier Kemeling *, Rubens Filizola, Cecil Heron, Ted Saunders, Mabricio Ventura
1961 - Ken Graham *, Reinier Kemeling *, Rubens Filizola, Jean Lohri, Ted Saunders, Manricio Ventura
1962 - Rubens Filizola *, Reinier Kemeling *, Jean Lohri *, Sam Donnelly
1963 - Sam Donnelly *, George Janes *, Stan Stelmashenko *, Louie Eckhardt, - Bill Schwarz
1964 - Louie Eckhardt *, Payton Fuller *, George Janes *, Terry Bidiak, Charlie Dedich, Nick Krat, Manny Ruscheinski
1965 - Guy Busch *, Nick Krat *, Terry Bidiak, Payton Fuller, Peter Hens, George Janes, Manny Ruscheinski
1966 - Guy Busch *, Peter Hens *, Tony Keyes *, Gary McBrady, Kevin O'Connell, Barry Tiemann
1967 - Trevor Harris *, Peter Hens *, Ernie Tuchscherer *, Tony Keyes, Barry Tiemann
1968 - Trevor Harris *, Tony Keyes *, Alex Skotarek *, Joe Baum, Art Demling, Tommy Kreft
1969 - Art Demling *
1970 - Art Demling *, Gerry Murray *, John Houska *
1974 - Phil Smith
1976 - Zdravko Rom
1978 - Tom Coleman
1987 - Todd Goodwin, Doug Landefeld, John Spink
1990 - Dan Kennedy *, Mike Rawlins, Carl Hopfinger
2002 - Tyler Robinson *
2003 - John Minagawa-Webster, Nick DeGraw
2005 - Ryan McMahen *
2006 - Greg Janicki
2007 - Doug DeMartin, Rauwshan McKenzie
2008 - Doug DeMartin *, Avery Steinlage, David Hertel
2009 - Colin Givens, Avery Steinlage *
2010 - Domenic Barone, Colin Givens, Spencer Thompson
2012 - Kevin Cope, Adam Montague
2013 - Kevin Cope *, Jay Chapman, Tim Kreutz
2014 - Fatai Alashe*, Zach Carroll, Jay Chapman*, Adam Montague
* Denotes first team selection