With 12 goals in 11 games, freshman Laura Heyboer
has been a big reason why Michigan State is 10-1-0 and ranked No. 20 in the country.
wins in 11 games this season is the fastest any Spartan team has reached the 10-win plateau in program history.
Last weekend, Heyboer had a goal and an assist in the Spartans' 2-0 win over
previously unbeaten and untied Minnesota and added two goals in a 4-0 win over Iowa.
Heyboer, who starred for national youth power Force FC, isn't the only major contributor for the
Spartans. Lauren Hill
has scored nine goals, and Cara Freeman
MSU head coach Tom Saxton
most most pleased that other players contributed in the win over Iowa. MSU was playing without senior Kristi
, who hurt her leg in the Minnesota game.
"Getting two wins this weekend was crucial," said Saxton. "It gives us more confidence heading into two tough road games next
The Spartans will be back in action Friday when travel to Illinois. They then play Purdue Sunday.