Michigan State field hockey had 10 student-athletes named to the 2015 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
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.
Four seniors honored in a pre-game ceremony.
Michigan State vs. Ohio State 9/28/13
2015: Played a team-high 1335 minutes over 19 games ... Recorded a defensive save at CMU (8/29) ... Scored on a penalty corner against Delaware (8/30) .... Scored against Quinnipiac in NYC (9/11) ... Assisted Sophie Macadre's goal against Columbia (9/13) ... Scored against Rutgers (10/2) ... Recorded a defensive save against Rutgers (10/2) ... Assisted Heather Howie's goal off of a corner at Ohio (10/9) ... Scored the Spartans' lone goal at No. 9 Louisville (10/30) ... Assisted Heather Howie's goal and scored on a penalty stroke against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (11/5).
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.