March 21, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State field hockey team has announced its spring tournament schedule. The team will hold its annual Alumni Game to begin the spring season on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. The game will be at Ralph Young Field or Duffy Daugherty Building, depending on weather.
“The squad has been working exceptionally hard since January and the time has come for us to compete against other institutions,” said head coach Helen Knull. “This weekend we welcome back a number of alumni to campus for our annual Alumni Game. It is always a fun weekend where current Spartans get to meet and hear about the experiences of those who paved the path for them. The staff is looking forward to the seeing the team compete against many teams this spring that we will face again in the fall. We have a number of players who have been growing their game in the off season, and it will be exciting to see them play over the next month."
MSU will host the first weekend of games on Saturday, March 30. The Spartans will face off against Indiana at 12 p.m. and then face Ohio State at 3 p.m. MSU will then head to Central Michigan for three games on Sunday, March 31. The Green and White will face Miami University at 12 p.m., Central Michigan at 1 p.m. and Miami 1809 at 3 p.m.
Michigan State will finish up the spring season at the University of Louisville Spring Tournament. MSU will face Louisville at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, and Kent State at 2:10 p.m. On Sunday, April 14, there will be a 7-on-7 tournament to finish up the weekend.