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Meet the Spartans: Elizabeth Helffrich

April 15, 2011

EAST LANSING, Mich.- - The Michigan State field hockey team will feature a student-athlete every week this spring in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week red shirt freshman Elizabeth Helffrich (Cleveland, Ohio) sat down with to answer some questions about her ambitions to be a veterinarian and her favorite food. Helffrich saw action in 10 games at forward and notched her first collegiate goal against Boston University.

Name: Elizabeth Helffrich

Nicknames: Lizzie, Shliz, Liz

Year in School: Sophomore

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Major: Chemistry

Jersey number: 15

Favorite class: Anything except Biology

Favorite movie: Mean Girls, the Notebook, or the Parent Trap

Favorite food: Oreos and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream

Favorite restaurant: Tommy's (in Cleveland)

Pets: my loving little Chihuahua Reilly, three other dogs and some cats

Siblings: Two younger sisters, Annie and Jane, and two older brothers, Cameron and Cory

What do you want to be when you grow up: Veterinarian

Favorite musician or band: Super Mash Bros.

Why you came to school at MSU: For the spectacular field hockey program and the vet school

Favorite TV show: Law and Order SVU

Favorite celebrity: Sandra Bullock

Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey: Cook

Favorite store to shop: J. Crew

If you were not playing field hockey, what other sport would you be involved with: Lacrosse

Favorite spot on campus: Our locker room

Favorite pro sport & team: any Cleveland sports team (we will be good at something eventually)

Pre-game ritual: Locker room dance party



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