Senior Alli Helwig made an impact throughout her entire career
Patton has eight saves in strong defensive performance.
Fifth-seeded MSU takes on fourth-seeded Penn State at 12:30 on Thursday
Becky Stiles scored her fourth goal of the season on senior day.
Spartans take on No.9 Louisville on senior day.
MSU rallied back to defeat Iowa 3-2 and win the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan State vs. Ohio State 9/28/13
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 won 2-1 in OT against Louisville in the final round of the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational.
2014: Her six goals were the third most on the team, while her six assists ranked second... Her seven defensive saves ranked second in the Big Ten... Scored the game-winning goal vs. Rutgers (10/3)... Tallied a goal and two assists in a 6-1 win over Richmond (9/14)... Had a goal and an assist vs. Monmouth (10/4)... MSU was 6-0 when Helwig scored a goal.
2013: Started in all 24 games for the Spartans... Led the team in defensive saves, tallying four on the year... Scored a goal in an 8-0 win over Ball State (10/13)... Tallied two assists on penalty corners in a 3-2 win over Michigan (10/11)... Recorded six assists on the season, including one in the NCAA play-in round vs Miami (Oh) (11/13).
2012: Started nine games and saw action in all 20 contests...Recorded two assists on the season: one against Miami (9/2) and the other against American (9/14)...Recorded three defensive saves on the season in games against Virginia (9/7), Northeastern (9/9) and Iowa (9/21).
2011: Competed in 17 games in her debut season for the Spartans, starting 12... Notched her first goal of her career at Miami in MSU's 2-1 win (9/11)
Prior to MSU: A member of the New Jersey Future's Elite program...Named to the First Team-Conference, First Team All-County, First Team All-Area, and Second Team All-State her junior and senior seasons...Honored as the Offensive Player of the Game in the county championships in 2010...First Team North Jersey in 2009, and second team in 2010...Helped lead her team to a state championship her junior season ...A three-year letter winner in field hockey and lacrosse...First Team All-Conference in lacrosse...Captained her high school team as a senior
Personal: Born on October 4, 1993...Daughter of Russell and Suzanne Helwig...Father played golf at the University of Miami, and has been a PGA Pro since 1970...Sister, Meghan, was a field hockey goalie at Villanova...Sister, Rebecca, played field hockey at Connecticut... Sister, Elizabeth, was a swimmer at Lafayette College...Plans to be a Pre-dental major.