Makenzie Brown scored two goals for the Green and White in the 4-0 victory.
The Spartans fall to the Wolverines 6-0.
MSU opens Big Ten play with Michigan Friday.
Senior goalkeeper Katie Miller tallied six saves in the loss.
MSU set to face No. 25 Old Dominion and No. 10 Virginia.
Photos from Michigan State's 5-1 win over Kent State on September 6, 2015. Photo Credit: Matthew Mitchell.
2016: NFHCA All-West Second Team... Second Team All-Big Ten selection... Tied for sixth in the Big Ten in goals (14) and sixth in the conference in points (36)... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and Longstreth/NFHCA Player of the Week on Sept. 6 for tallying 10 points on the weekend in which she led MSU to wins over Central Michigan (9/1) and Quinnipiac (9/5)... Scored at least one goal in each of the first five games of the season...became the 20th Spartan in school history to record a hat trick when she notched three goals in the first half vs. Central Michigan (9/1)... Picked up three assists vs. Columbia (9/9), which is tied for the fourth-most for a single game in the MSU record book... Surpassed career highs in all offensive categories, with her previous high coming in 2014 when she scored three goals... Converted on a penalty stroke at Kent State (8/26)... Recorded two goals and an assist in a 4-3 win vs. Rutgers (10/14)... Had four games in which she has tallied five or more points... Scored goals in both games vs. No. 10 Northwestern and No. 17 Stanford.
2015: Started 18 of 19 games ... Recorded 1125 minutes in the Green and White ... Scored one goal against Quinnipiac in NYC (9/11).
2014: Played in all 19 games and started in the final 10... Scored her first career goal at Kent State (9/13)... Also scored goals vs. Richmond (9/14) and Rutgers (10/3).
2013: Redshirt season
Prior to MSU: Member of several club teams including GOA Reds Canadian Team, Heartland and Cleveland Continental Fusion Field Hockey Club ... 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Year ... Honored as part of North East Ohio First-Team All-League (2012) ... Selected first-team all-state for 2012 season ... Named Academic All-Ohio (2012) ... 2012 regional All-America
Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1995 ... Daughter of Erick and Hilary Anderson.