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Our Champions

  • Travis Trice

    “I feel like I’ve grown as a person both on and off the court.  Being a Spartan is one of the greatest honors to have.  It’s the definition of being selfless, caring about other people more than yourself.”

    Travis Trice , 2015
    NCAA BASKETBALL 2011 - Dec 4 - Nebraska-Omaha at Michigan State

    Sport:

    Men's Basketball

    Major:

    Communication

    Position:

    Point Guard

    Hometown:

    Huber Heights, OH

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  • David Zoltowski

    “I am not on athletic aid, but I have many academic scholarships that validate the hard work I have put in to be a Big Ten student-athlete.”

    David Zoltowski , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Men's Swimming & Diving

    Major:

    Electrical Engineering - Bio Medical

    Position:

    Free/IM

    Hometown:

    West Lafayette, IN

    Record Achievements:

    Goldwater Scholarship, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

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  • Keith Mumphery

    “Being able to be a role model, the first one from my town to go to a Division One college for football; it gives the kids hope.”

    Keith Mumphery , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Football

    Major:

    Communications

    Position:

    WR

    Hometown:

    Vienna, GA

    Record Achievements:

    Allstate Good Works Team Nominee, Academic All-Big Ten, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

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  • Joe Johnson

    “School wasn’t that big of a deal to me. Then, I realized there is more to life and that you can apply all these things you learn in wrestling, you can apply them to life. I started really working hard in my school and realized I am actually pretty smart, I am now going into my 4th year and I still have a 4.0.”

    Joe Johnson , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Wrestling

    Major:

    Finance

    Hometown:

    South Lyon, MI

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  • Kori Moster

    “Being a Spartan means being a part of something greater than yourself. Being my fourth years it’s amazing what I’m provided with just being a Michigan State Spartan. It’s something I want to carry with me for the rest of my life.”

    Kori Moster , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Volleyball

    Position:

    L

    Hometown:

    Cincinnati, OH

    Record Achievements:

    Two-time All-American (HM 2012, Third Team 2013) , Two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013), 2013 USA Volleyball College National Team

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  • Leah O’Connor

    “Michigan State has sculpted me into a self-assured, self-motivated, and all-around better person. Without my scholarship and the Track and Cross Country teams, I don’t know where I’d be. Thank you Spartan Fund donors!”

    Leah O’Connor , Class of 2015
    2014 NCAA-9917

    Sport:

    Women’s Cross Country/Track

    Major:

    Journalism

    Position:

    Distance

    Hometown:

    Croswell, Michigan

    Record Achievements:

    National Champion (2013 Steeplechase). First Team All Big Ten honoree, First Team All-American, Current MSU record holder for the mile

  • Ryan Keener

    “MSU has provided me with the perfect combination of Academic and Athletic opportunities, not to mention the beautiful campus and facilities. Being a part of the Spartan Family and representing Spartan Nation, on and off the field, is an honor and a privileged that I will be forever grateful for.”

    Ryan Keener , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Men's Soccer

    Major:

    Kinesilogy

    Position:

    Defense

    Hometown:

    Grand Blanc, MI

    Record Achievements:

    B1G Ten Distinguished Scholar

  • JT Stenglein

    “My scholarship means an opportunity to attend a great university that I most likely wouldn’t have been able to attend otherwise. The proudest day of my life was being able to tell my dad he wouldn’t have to pay for me to go to school; it had been my goal to earn a scholarship for as long as I can remember.”

    JT Stenglein , Class of 2017
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    Sport:

    Ice Hockey

    Major:

    Political Science/Pre-Law

    Position:

    Forward

    Hometown:

    Rochester, New York

  • Abby Barker

    “Education is so important and I know that MSU is setting me up for a successful career after I graduate. This wouldn’t be possible without the support of the donors. I am so thankful to them to be able to have this opportunity to play the sport I love and get an education from one of the top universities in the country.”

    Abby Barker , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Field Hockey

    Major:

    Kinesiology

    Position:

    Forward

    Hometown:

    Columbus, Ohio

    Record Achievements:

    Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 2nd Team All-American

  • Jazmine White

    “My scholarship means I was able to attend a Big Ten school which would have been impossible to afford with the international student tuition! This is a huge blessing!”

    Jazmine White , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Volleyball

    Major:

    Psychology

    Position:

    MB/OH

    Hometown:

    Oshawa, Ontario

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