Spartan Field Hockey Play Day will occur on April 21 at Ralph Young Field.
Spartan Field Hockey Play Day will occur this spring at Duffy Daugherty Building.
MSU will face No. 5 Penn State at 12 p.m. on Saturday.
MSU travels to Northwestern and Central Michigan this weekend.
Michigan State will face Michigan and Kent State in away contests.
The MSU Field Hockey team 2012.
Fifth-year assistant coach Molly Maloney joined the Spartans for the 2008 season, working with the goalkeepers.
Maloney recently obtained her USA Field Hockey Level II coaching accreditation in November 2011. She is also a member of the NFHCA Senior All Star Committee.
Maloney joined the Michigan State staff after serving as a graduate assistant at Central Michigan, where she earned a master's degree in physical education with an emphasis in exercise science. She earned her bachelor's degree in physical education at the University of Michigan between 2000 and 2004.
During her time at CMU, Maloney was a graduate assistant in physical education, and assisted with the varsity field hockey program. She was also a graduate assistant at Kent State University in 2005, primarily working with goalkeepers and defensive corner units. At Kent State she worked closely with current Michigan State associate head coach Helen Knull, who was an assistant for the Golden Flashes between 2003-04 and an associate head coach in 2005.
Maloney garnered many accolades in her time with the Wolverines, including the Michigan field hockey Brian Fishman Award, which is given to an athlete who demonstrates the characteristics of hard work, passion for what she is doing and pursuit of excellence. Maloney helped the Wolverines to Big Ten Regular-Season Championships in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004 and a Big Ten Tournament Championship in 2004. She was also a member of the 2001 National Championship team. Academically, Maloney was a standout as well, earning Academic All-Big Ten honors from 2001-04 and was a Michigan Outstanding Academic Achievement Award winner from 2000-2004. She graduated with a share of six career records at Michigan.
She is currently pursuing a second Master's Degree in counseling and resides in Holt.
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