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Laura Heyboer
Laura Heyboer

Hometown:
Hudsonville, Mich.

High School:
Unity Christian

Height:
5-6

Position:
Volunteer Coach


10/30/2013

Michigan State Closes Regular Season at Home

The Spartans face off with Penn State for Senior Day.

10/23/2013

Michigan State Wraps Up Road Play in Weekend Matchups

The Spartans face Northwestern and Illinois in their final road games of the regular season.

10/17/2013

Women's Soccer Looks Forward to Home Weekend Slate

The Spartans hope to clinch a pair of Big Ten wins in East Lansing.

10/11/2013

Women's Soccer Heads to Ohio State

The Spartans search for a Big Ten road win.

10/02/2013

Women's Soccer Takes on Rivals in Weekend Slate

The Spartans hope for big win against No. 21-ranked Wolverines.

Career Records: Tied for first in Michigan State's recordbooks for all-time scoring (39)...Third for most game-winners in a single season (5)...Fifth for career game-winners (13)...Second in career points (95)

2011: Team's leading scorer on the season with 18 goals, nine assists and 45 points... First team all-Big Ten. Ranked fifth in the nation in total points (45), 10th in game-winning goals (6), fourth in total goals (18), sixth in goals per game (0.947) and seventh in points per game (2.37)... Finished atop the MSU record books for points in a career (139), goals (57), assists (25), and game winning goals (19)... Earned Academic All-Big Ten Honors.

2010: NSCAA/Performance Subaru Women's Division I All-American, making her the only active Division I player who is a three-time All America...NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region First Team...CoSIDA All-District First Team...All-Big Ten First Team...All-District First Team for College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America...Tied Michigan State's career goal record after netting a pair of goals against Oakland (Oct. 14)...Third in MSU's single-season recordbook for most game-winners with five...Fifth in school history for career game-winners with 13...Second in all-time points with 95...Scored a team-best 10 goals...Had three multi-point games...Scored one goal and one assist vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept 3)...Registered two goals against Purdue (Oct. 3) and against Oakland (Oct. 14)...Notched two assists on the season...Started all 19 games.

2009: - Third team All-American for the second consecutive year...Part of the All-Big Ten 1st Team, one of only two Spartans to do it in consecutive years...Named to 1st Team All-Great Lakes Region Team...Was sixth in the Big Ten in goals with eight, second in game winning goals with four and tenth in assists with five...Missed remainder of the season after suffering a knee season ending injury while scoring the game winning goal vs. Minnesota (10/25) in overtime... Started the first 15 games of the season before injury...Had eight goals on the season including four game winning goals vs. Oakland (8/26), at Kent State (9/18), vs. Penn State (9/27), and vs. Minnesota (10/25)...Had five assists on the season including two vs. Penn State (9/27)


• 2008 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
• Soccerbuzz.com National Freshman of the Year
• 2008 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• NSCAA/adidas Third-Team All-America
• SoccerBuzz.com Second-Team All-America
• NSCAA/adidas Great Lakes Region Freshman of the Year
• NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region First Team
• 2008 First-Team All-Big Ten

2008: - Became the first Spartan to win Big Ten Freshman of the Year and first to earn Offensive Player of the Year honors since 1994 ... Became the first freshman in league history to win Offensive Player of the Year since the award's inception in 2004 ... Was the only unanimous All-Big Ten First-Team selection ... Became the first player in MSU history to earn SoccerBuzz.com Freshman of the Year and All-America honors ... Led the Big Ten in scoring and finished fifth in the nation with 51 points ... Tied for third in the nation and led the Big Ten in goals (21) ... After just one season, she ranks 11th on the MSU all-time goal list and 14th on the MSU career-points chart ... Was one of 15 finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Award ... Earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors after recording a hat trick and one assist in her first collegiate game (Oakland 8/22) ... Put together three-game scoring streak with two goals vs. EMU (9/5), one goal vs. Loyola (9/7) and two more against Western Michigan (9/12) ... Had a goal and an assist vs. Detroit (9/17) ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 13 after scoring once and adding an assist in a victory over Minnesota (9/26) and tallying two goals vs. Iowa (9/28) ... Earned third Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award and TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week on Oct. 13 after a 10-point weekend that included the game-winning tallies in wins over Ohio State (10/10) and Penn State (10/12) as she scored three times in the second half against the Buckeyes and had a goal and an assist vs. the Nittany Lions ... Extended her game-winning goals streak with two more tallies vs. Northwestern (10/17) ... Scored lone goal in 1-1 tie with Michigan (10/31) ... Scored both goals in 2-1 win over UW-Milwaukee (11/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Prior To MSU - Two-time Michigan Miss Soccer and two-time Gatorade Player of the Year ... Only player in state history to win each award twice ... Finished career as state's all-time points leader (290) ... Ranked second all-time in Michigan girl's soccer history in goals (167) and assists (123) ... Selected to NSCAA All-America team twice ... Led team to 107-1-1 record and four state championships under coach Randy Heethuis ... Scored 80 points (44g, 36a) en route to second Miss Soccer award as a senior ... Tallied 41 goals and 24 assists and was named Gatorade Player of the Year during 28-0-0 junior year ... Totaled 76 points (42g, 34a) and was named Miss Soccer as a sophomore in 2006 ... Led team to state title as a freshman, scoring 40 goals with 29 assists ... Four-time first-team all-state selection ... Served as team captain for three seasons ... Won State Cup and national title with club team Bloomfield Force ... Won Golden Boot award as most outstanding player at national tournament ... Named MVP of 2006 San Diego Surf Cup ... Played on ODP State Team for seven years (2001-07) ... Played on U15 Women's National Team in 2004 ... Competed on Women's National Pool Team for three years.

Personal - Born July 20, 1989 ... Daughter of Dale and Joy Heyboer ... Graduated from high school Cum Laude ... Kinesiology major.

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