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.
Senior Heather Howie has been named to the 2015 Longstreth/ NFHCA Division I All-West Region Team.
Heather Howie and Kristin Matula recorded goals in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan State field hockey senior Heather Howie has been named First-Team All-Big Ten, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
The eighth-seeded Spartans will face top-seeded and nationally-ranked Maryland in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Photos from Michigan State's 5-1 win over Kent State on September 6, 2015. Photo Credit: Matthew Mitchell.
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.
2015: Started all 19 contests in the Green and White ... Recorded five goals and tied a team-best five assists for 15 points on the season ... Assisted Claire Johnson's goal at CMU (8/29) ... Scored her first goal of the season against Old Dominion (9/4) ... Assisted Macadre's goal and scored a goal against Kent State (9/6) ... Recorded an assist on Anderson's goal against Quinnipiac in NYC (9/11) ... Assisted on Mallory Tyler's goal against Ohio State (9/18) ... Scored against Indiana (10/9) ... Scored a goal off of a corner at Ohio (10/11) ... Recorded her final goal of her collegiate career against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (11/5).
2014: Redshirt season.
2013:Crucial part of the MSU midfield, and started in all 24 games for the Spartans... Scored two goals against Stanford (9/2)... Her eight assists on the season was the third-most on the team and ranked 10th in the Big Ten... Assisted on the game-winning goal vs. Central Michigan (10/22).
2012: One of five Spartans to play in and start in all 20 games...Scored five goals and tallied three assists, totaling 13 points on the season...Recorded the two game-winning goals in wins over No. 11 Stanford (8/31) and American (9/14)...Assisted on Abby Barker's goal against Northeastern (9/9)...Scored a season-high two goals in the win over American (9/14), and added one score vs. Duke (9/23)...Assisted on Barker's second goal against Michigan (10/12) and her game-winning goal against Central (10/21).
2011: Saw action in all 20 games for the Spartans and started 11... Tallied a team high four assists in her debut season... Recorded her first point in her first game as a Spartan against California on an assist on Chelsy Coil's goal (8/27)... Notched assists in back-to-back games in MSU's 3-2 win at Providence (9/18) and in the Spartans 2-1 win at Central Michigan (9/21)... Assisted on Elizabeth Helffrich's goal in MSU's 2-1 overtime win against Kent State (9/25)
Prior to MSU:A member of the U18 Scotland hockey squad alongside fellow freshman Jenni Smith... Competed for the West of Scotland in the Scottish inter-district tournament in Edinburgh in both 2009 and 2010,where she was crowned a champion both times...Also competed in the Scottish indoor inter-district tournament in 2010 and 2011...Named captain for the 2010 and 2011 seasons...Was also a decorated cross country runner, ranked first in Scotland and third in the UK for the 800 meters
Personal: Born on December 4, 1993...Daughter of Drew and Lorna Howie...Father was a Scottish Curling Champion and won a Bronze medal in the World Championships in 1982...Aunt, Rhona Martin, was an Olympic gold medalist in curling in 2002...Sister, Allison, is a member of the Scotland Senior Hockey Squad and has played for Scotland for six years...Plans to major in hospitality business.