The Michigan State field hockey program held its annual end-of-the-year banquet on Saturday, April 16 at Spartan Stadium to celebrate the 2015 season.
Heather Howie and Kristin Matula recorded goals in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan State scored one goal in the final regular-season matchup of 2015
Michigan State will travel to Louisville, Kentucky to face No. 9 Louisville on Friday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. The game will be played at Trager Stadium.
The emotions on senior day are undoubtedly strong, but, for fifth-year senior Claire Johnson, there’s plenty to celebrate.
2015: Played in all 19 contests, earning the start in four games ... Started off the season scoring two goals against CMU (8/29) ... Recorded an assist against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (11/5) ... Assisted Heather Howie's goal against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (11/5).
2014: Academic All-Big Ten... Appeared in 15 games...Scored goals in back-to-back games vs. Maine (8/31) and St. Joseph's (9/6)... Had an assist vs. Kent State (9/13).
2013: Appeared in 22 games for the Spartans... Scored her first collegiate goal against Indiana (11/7) in the Big Ten Tournament.
2012: Saw action in five games.
2011: Did not see action... Redshirt season
Prior to MSU: Lettered all four years in field hockey in high school... Named captian her junior and senior years... Was a Nominee for Ms. Field Hockey Kentucky as a senior... Named First Team All-State and First Team All-District as a sophomore, junior and senior... Honored as Second Team All-State as a freshman... Led the varsity squad in scoring her sophomore through senior seasons where she was also named team MVP... Was voted MVP in the Kookaburra Klassic in both 2009 and 2010... Member for the Future's program from 2007-11... Participated in the National Club Championship in 2011... Named Academic All-State all four years of high school.
Personal: Born May 29, 1993... Daughter of Wes and Laura Johnson... undecided major.