Michigan State will host a pair of weekend games in East Lansing, welcoming Old Dominion on Friday, Sept. 4 and Kent State on Sunday, Sept. 6. Both games will be played at Ralph Young Field.
Matula’s lone goal wasn’t enough as the Spartans fell to Delaware, 3-1 in Sunday’s matchup at Ralph Young Field
Michigan State kicks off 2015 season at CMU; home against Delaware
Heather Howie, Kristin Matula and Simone Vagnoni have been named 2015 Big Ten Field Hockey Players to Watch, as announced by the conference on Thursday.
The 2015 Spartan field hockey program kicked off preseason on Wednesday
Michigan State vs. Ohio State 9/28/13
2014: Academic All-Big Ten... Started in 18 of 19 games... Scored the game-winning goal vs. Iowa (10/17)... Scored the team's only goal vs. No. 7 Penn State (9/26)... Finished with three goals and three assists, ranking fifth on the team with nine points.
2013:Appeared in 22 games for the Spartans during her freshman season... Scored her first collegiate goal against Pacific (9/1)... Scored the game-winning goal in an upset of No. 2 Syracuse in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to MSU: Four-year member of the varsity field hockey team (2009-12) ... Captain of her team in the 2012 season ... Helped Sacred Heart capture the Kentucky state championship (2010 and 2012) ... Member of International Field Hockey Club of Kentucky ... In 2012, named Miss Kentucky Field Hockey ... Named to NFHCA All-Region Team for 2010 and 2011 seasons ... Named to academic all-state team all four seasons (2009-12) ... Participated in the US Field Hockey Futures program from 2009-12 and at the National Futures Championships from 2010-12 ... Participated in Futures Elite from 2011-13 ... Also a member of the varsity basketball and track and field teams (2009-13) ... First Sacred Heart athlete in school history to play three varsity sports all four years.
Personal: Born Nov. 1, 1994 ... Daughter of Alan and Carolyn Matula.