The Michigan State field hockey team snapped its two-game losing streak on Tuesday, September 18, defeating Central Michigan by a final score of 2-1 at the CMU Field Hockey complex.
Playing in their third-consecutive home match, the Michigan State field hockey team lost to No. 3-ranked Maryland in Saturday’s Big Ten opener by a final score of 5-1. The Spartans have fell in each of their last four conference openers with their last win coming against Ohio State during the 2014 season.>
Michigan State field hockey is set to open the Big Ten slate of their 2018 season on Saturday, September 15 with a 1:00 p.m. showdown against No. 3-ranked Maryland, who enters the contest with an unblemished 7-0 record.
Playing in their third consecutive overtime game, and fourth of the season, the Michigan State field hockey team fell to Pacific by a final score of 2-1 on Sunday, September 9 at Ralph Young Field. Michigan State’s record fell to 3-4 on the season and Pacific improved to 4-3 overall.
Playing in their third overtime game of the season on Friday, September 7, the Michigan State field hockey team defeated Monmouth University at Ralph Young Field by a final score of 2-1. With the game undecided after 90 minutes, MSU defeated the Hawks in a shootout, 4-3.
Following a three-game road trip, the Michigan State field hockey team is back at home this week with a two-game slate. The Spartans open the weekend with a 3 p.m. Friday match-up against Monmouth University (2-2) before facing off against University of the Pacific on Sunday at 1 pm. Pacific will oppose both Central Michigan and Michigan on their road-trip through the Great Lakes State.
Playing in their third game in four days, the Michigan State field hockey team fell to Yale University, 2-1, in overtime on Monday, September 3 at Johnson Field.
The Michigan State field hockey team scored twice in the second half on Sunday, earning a 2-0 victory over Quinnipiac at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey Stadium.
Michigan State’s field hockey team lost to No. 1-ranked Connecticut, 5-0, on Friday at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs, Conn. MSU falls to 1-2 overall, while UConn improves to 3-0.
The Michigan State University field hockey team earned its first victory of the season on Sunday, August 26 defeating Kent State University in overtime by a final score of 3-2. Freshman Isa van der Weij scored the game-winning goal in the 77th minute to earn sudden victory for the Spartans.
Michigan State University field hockey senior Madison O’Neill, sophomore Cara Bonshak, and sophomore Lia Sinisi were each named to the 2018 Big Ten Field Hockey Preseason Players to Watch list, as announced by the conference, on August 20, 2018.
The Michigan State University field hockey team fell to the University of Michigan, 4-0, at Ralph Young Field in an exhibition match on Saturday, August 18. Michigan controlled the pace for a majority of the contest, outshooting the Spartans 20-7 overall and 18-3 in shots on goal. Freshman goalkeeper Monique Jardell made 13 saves for the Spartans in her first collegiate action.
The Michigan State field hockey team opens its 2018 season on Saturday with an exhibition match against conference-rival Michigan. Last season, the Spartans finished 8-11 overall and were ranked No. 40 in the final NCAA Field Hockey RPI rankings.
Michigan State field hockey head coach Helen Knull announced the schedule for the upcoming 2018 season on Monday, highlighted by nine matches at home, the traditionally strong Big Ten Conference slate and four against teams that played in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Michigan State field hockey head coach Helen Knull announced Tuesday that Tamara Durante has been promoted to associate head coach. Durante joined the Spartans in May 2015 as an assistant coach and completed her third season on the staff.
The Michigan State field hockey program announced that it will welcome four international student-athletes to the roster for the 2018 season. Aïsha Osinga (Zeist, The Netherlands), Jade Arundell (County Kildare, Ireland), Isa van der Weij (Bussum, The Netherlands), and Daphne Voorman (Laren, The Netherlands) will enroll at Michigan State University next fall to play field hockey for the Spartans.
he Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad was announced on Wednesday, featuring 13 student-athletes from the Michigan State field hockey team.
Michigan State field hockey earned the Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic team award as announced by the NFHCA on Tuesday.
Michigan State field hockey head coach Helen Knull has announced the hiring of former Spartan standout Becky Stiles who will be returning to her alma mater as the assistant coach of the MSU field hockey program.