Patton has eight saves in strong defensive performance.
Fifth-seeded MSU takes on fourth-seeded Penn State at 12:30 on Thursday
Spartans take on No.9 Louisville on senior day.
MSU takes on No. 12 Michigan and Central Michigan this weekend.
MSU rallied back to defeat Iowa 3-2 and win the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan State vs. Ohio State 9/28/13
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.
2014: Tabbed as a Big Ten Player to Watch to start the season... Was one of seven players to start in all 19 games... Recorded five assists on the season... Scored a goal vs. No. 4 Maryland (9/28)... Tallied two assists in a 4-2 win over St. Joseph's (9/6).
2013: Started in all 24 games for the Spartans ... Essential part of a back line that recorded six team shutouts on the season ... Led the team and ranked third in the Big Ten with 11 assists... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for the Week of Oct. 15... Scored two goals in a 3-2 win over rival Michigan (10/11)... Recorded three assists against Penn State (10/19)... Had a stretch where she contributed nine assists in eight games.
2012: Started in 16 of the 20 games she competed in for the Spartans...Recorded a season-high four points against Kent State (10/14), tallying a goal and two assists...Assisted on two goals in a 3-2 victory over American (9/14)...Led the Spartans in assists with four on the season...Finished the season with six total points and one defensive save.
2011: Saw action in all 20 games this season, starting her first game against Miami (9/11)... Tallied her first collegiate point on an assist on Abby Barker's game-winning goal in MSU's 3-0 win over No. 7 Virginia (9/10)
Prior to MSU: A member of the U18 Scotland hockey squad alongside fellow freshman Heather Howie... A member of the U18 Midlands Girls Hockey Team in 2009 and 2010...Earned a Scottish championship in 2009, and served as a captain in 2010...Was a member of the U16 Scotland Girls Hockey Squad in 2008 and 2009...Also a member or the U16 Midlands Girls Hockey Team in 2007, and captained the team in 2008
Personal:Born on June 12, 1993... Daughter of George and Ann Smith ...Plans on majoring in athletic training