2010: One of seven Spartans to play in and start all 21 games ... Named a First-Team All-Big Ten honoree ... Led the team in goals scored with 12 ... Recorded an assist four times during the season to give her 28 total points ... Scored the team's lone hat trick of the season in a 6-4 win over Ohio where she also registered an assist ... In her debut game as a Spartan, scored two goals in a 4-2 win over Central Michigan and tallied the game-winner ... Connected on her penalty stroke opportunity in a 5-1 loss at Ohio State ... Scored goals in back-to-back games three separate occasions - once against California and Pacific, again versus Wake Forest and Ohio State and then over Northwestern twice.
Prior to MSU: Four year member of the first senior team for the Forward field hockey club... played at the highest national level in the Netherlands for two years and then at the second highest national level for two years... has played at Forward since she was eight years old.
Personal: Born January 29, 1988...Daughter of Joop van den Assem and Gineke van den Assem-Ooms... both parents have played field hockey... father still plays for his club in the Netherlands... sister Ireen plays for Den Bosch and the U21 Dutch team...brother Dirk plays for Forward.
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