Seventy-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
MSU defeated by Iowa in overtime of the first round in the Big Ten Tournament.
The Spartans begin post-season as the No. 5 seed in the Big Ten Tournament.
PSU 6, MSU 1
MSU will face No. 5 Penn State at 12 p.m. on Saturday.
MSU field hockey senior day and matchup against Penn State as the Spartans their conclude regular-season schedule.
Michigan State faces Pacific at Ralph Young Field on Oct. 1 2012.
Michigan State field hockey faces Iowa at Ralph Young Field in its first Big Ten game of the 2012 season.
Michigan State match against Virginia on Friday, Sept. 7 at Ralph Young Field. The Spartans fell in double-overtime 2-1.
Michigan State Field Hockey vs. Stanford Cardinal. August 31, 2012
2011: 2011 Longstreth/NFHCA All-West Region Second Team selection ... Honored as a member of the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-West Region Second Team... 2011 Academic All-Big Ten honoree... Named to the All-Big Ten Tournament team... Team MVP ... One of five Spartans to play in and start all 20 games... Recorded two shutouts over No. 7 Virginia, 3-0, and Ball State, 1-0... Notched a save percentage of .754 and a GAA of 3.05... Recorded a total of 150 saves this season which led the Big Ten... Led the Big Ten in saves per game with an average of 7.50 a contest... Played a total of 1447:31 minutes in net... Allowed only 49 goals in her sophomore season... Kicked off the season with a 10 save performance against California (8/27)... Notched 12 saves at Northeastern (9/5)... Recorded her first shutout of the season and her first shutout on the road of her career against No. 7 Virginia, 3-0, while leading the Spartans to their first win of the season (9/10)... Her shutout over No. 7 Virginia was her third shutout of her career over a ranked opponent... Recognized as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for the Week of Sept. 13th after her shutout against Virginia and her four-save performance in MSU's 2-1 win over Miami of Ohio... Notched a 1-0 shutout over Ball State while recording six saves (10/8)... Tied her career-high 14 saves against Ohio State in a 2-1 shootout victory... Was honored as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 18th after her two saves in penalty strokes led MSU to its first conference win against OSU... Tallied 10 saves against Ohio State in MSU's 2-1 loss in the Big Ten Tournament (11/3)
2010: Member of the 2010 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad... 2010 Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Named a member of the 2010 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Region West First Team ... A Second-Team All-Big Ten recipient for her consistent efforts throughout the season ... One of seven Spartans to play in and start all 21 games ... played in 1438:20 minutes in her debut season in net ... Fourth in the conference with a 1.70 GAA and ranked third in save percentage (.755) ... Only allowed 35 goals scored which is third best in the Big Ten ... Stopped 108 shots, leading the Spartans to 15 wins ... Recorded a career-high five shutouts to rank third in the Big Ten ... All of her shutouts occurred at home ... Two of her shutouts came over ranked opponents - a 1-0 win over No. 10 Duke and a 1-0 victory against No. 12 James Madison ... Named both the Big Ten Freshman and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 30) after her shut-out performance over No. 10 Duke to help MSU win the Champions Invitational title ... Tallied a career-high 14 saves against No. 20 Stanford, helping propel MSU to a 3-2 victory ... Honored as both the Big Ten Freshman and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 13) after posting two 1-0 shutouts in a weekend set versus Providence and No. 12 James Madison ... Named the Rookie of the Week by WomensFieldHockey.com for her weekend shutout performance ... Twice recorded 12 saves in a game this season - a 3-2 victory over Northwestern (Oct. 31) and again when the Spartans faced Virginia in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament ... Honored as the Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Nov. 1) and named to the WomensFieldHockey.com Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 3) for her 12 save performance against Northwestern.
2009: Did not see game action ... Redshirt season.
Personal: Daughter of Shawn and Ellena Cassidy. Majoring in journalism.
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