MSU enters Saturday's matchup riding a five-game win streak
Big Ten Champions to host Miami on Wednesday.
Game will air live on BTN at noon on Sunday
No. 3 Spartans take on No. 6 Hoosiers in first round
2009: A NFHCA First Team All-America ... NFHCA West Region Player of the Year and First Team selection ... Unanimous Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and First Team selection ... Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection ... One of five Spartans to play in and start all 22 games ... Led the team with 52 points on a team-leading 24 goals and four assists ... Netted eight game-winning goals ... Recorded four hat tricks on the season (vs. American, vs. Northwestern, at Penn State and vs. Delaware) ... Finished Big Ten regular season play as the conferences' leading goal scorer (10) and point getter (20) for the second consecutive season ... Scored in 12 of 13 games, including nine straight, during the Spartans' school record-tying 13-game win streak ... Finished her Spartan career as one of the most prolific scorers in program history, ranking third all-time in points (138) and goals (60) at MSU ... An Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2008: First Team All-America by the NFHCA, just the fourth player in school history to be named to the First Team ... Selected to the All-West Region First Team by the NFHCA and was named First Team All-Big Ten ... Started all 23 games ... Led the team in goals (18) and points (40), setting new career-highs in both categories ... Moved into seventh on MSU's all-time goals list with 36 in her career, and is eighth in points with 86 ... Ranks ninth on MSU's single season points list and tied for sixth on the single season goals list ... Recorded two or more points in 14 games ... Finished 28th nationally in goals per game (0.78) and 31st in points per game (1.74) ... Third in the Big Ten in points (40), points per game (1.74), goals (18) and goals per game (0.78) ... Led the Big Ten in goals (7) during conference play and was tied for first in points (14) ... Recorded a career-high four goals and eight points against Indiana (Oct. 3), scoring her first career hat trick and the only one for MSU in 2008 ... Posted two goals on Sept. 19 against Miami (Ohio) ... Had a seven-game point streak beginning on Sept. 14 ... Awarded a penalty stroke in the game against Temple on Oct. 5 and scored on the opportunity ... Earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6 for the first time in her career ... Had a five-game point streak, tallying one goal in five games beginning on Oct. 25 ... Scored two game-winning goals ... Excelled in the classroom, earning a place on the NFHCA National Academic Team and receiving Academic All-Big Ten honors ... Received Offensive Player of the Year honors from the team.
2007: Started 21 of 22 games for the Spartans on her way to Third Team All-America, First Team All-Region and Second Team All-Big Ten accolades ... Recorded 12 goals, seven assists, and ranked second on the team with 31 points ... Compiled two goals against Ohio State in East Lansing (Oct. 7) ... Scored two goals in two games at the Big Ten Tournament, and was named to the All-Big Ten Tournament Team ... Ranked 45th in the NCAA in points per game (1.41) ... Garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors and was selected to the NFHCA National Academic Team.
2006: One of only three Spartans to start in all 20 games ... Recorded six goals and three assists ... Third on the team in total points with 15 ... Led team in game-winning goals with three ... Led team in shots attempted, tallying 71 for the season ... In career-and season-opener, posted first career assist and first career goal against Delaware (Aug. 26) ... Notched a defensive save against Ohio State (Oct. 28) ... Named to the NFHCA All-Region Second Team and NFHCA National Academic Team ... Member of the All-Big Ten Second Team ... Named the MSU Offensive Player of the Year.
Prior to MSU: Captain of her field hockey team for two years ... Club Kampong finished 3rd in Junior Nationals in 2005 and fourth at Junior Nationals in 2004 ... Was selected to play for the Dutch National U-16 and U-18 teams ... In 2005 won the European Championship in England.
Personal: Daughter of John and Monique Rijpma ... Hospitality Business major.
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