It will be a matchup of ranked Big Ten squads to open the conference slate this weekend, as the No. 25 Michigan State field hockey team faces No. 24 Ohio State on Friday afternoon at Ralph Young Field. Following that game, MSU turns around to host Central Michigan on Sunday afternoon.
Entering Big Ten play this week and sitting at 5-0 on the season, the Michigan State field hockey team jumped into the Top-25 of the NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll, the organization announced Tuesday. The Spartans land at No. 25 in the latest rankings, the first time the program has been nationally ranked in over 23 months. The most recent appearance by Michigan State in the national rankings was Oct. 1, 2019 at No. 24. Michigan State received 141 points in the weekly poll, capturing one first-place vote.
After totaling four points in the Spartans’ home-opening win over Ball State on Sunday, freshman midfielder Ellie Rutherford of the Michigan State field hockey team was named Big Ten Freshman of Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.
Getting its first goal in the third minute and never looking back, the Michigan State field hockey team cruised past Ball State, 7-1, in its home opener Sunday afternoon at Ralph Young Field. The non-conference win kept the Spartans undefeated and improved their record to 5-0, continuing the program’s best start since 2010. For the Cardinals, the loss moved them to 2-5 on the season.
Posting its third-straight shutout, Michigan State defeated Ohio, 2-0, in non-conference field hockey action Sunday afternoon at Pruitt Field, closing out MSU’s season-opening road swing.
A two-goal game from junior Merel Hanssen and some key saves by senior Monique Jardell helped the Michigan State Spartans shut out Northeastern, 3-0, in non-conference, neutral-site field hockey action Friday afternoon at Pruitt Field.
The Michigan State field hockey team is set to wrap up its four-game, season-opening road swing this weekend with two contests in Athens, Ohio.
Capturing the Spartans’ first shutout of the 2021 season, Michigan State’s field hockey team downed Saint Louis, 4-0, in a neutral-site contest Saturday afternoon at Kent State’s Murphy-Mellis Field in Kent, Ohio.
Using a trio of goal scorers in its season-opening contest, the Michigan State field hockey team defeated host Kent State, 3-1, Friday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field in Kent, Ohio.
Opening up its 50th year of competition, Michigan State’s field hockey team begins the 2021 regular season with a pair of contests this weekend in Kent, Ohio.
Michigan State senior midfielder Cara Bonshak (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall) was named Second Team All-West Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Monday.
Michigan State’s field hockey team went into the fourth quarter tied with No. 2 and top-seeded Michigan, but the Wolverines scored a pair of goals en route to a 3-1 win over the Spartans on Wednesday afternoon at Dr. Christine Grant Field in Iowa City, Iowa.
Sophomore Celina Riccardo (Downington, Pa./Downington West) scored a pair of goals and Michigan State added two more goals in the second half as the eighth-seeded Spartans beat ninth-seeded Indiana, 4-2, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament at Dr. Christine Grant Field in Iowa City, Iowa on Tuesday afternoon.
Michigan State senior midfielder Cara Bonshak (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall) was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team on Monday as the conference announced postseason award winners ahead of the league tournament.
Michigan State’s field hockey wasted no time in taking a lead on Thursday afternoon, scoring a pair of goals in the opening five minutes of the game, but Indiana scored a pair of goals to tie the game and then added a third early in overtime to beat the Spartans, 3-2, on Thursday afternoon.
Michigan State’s field hockey team scored a pair of goals in the second half but it wasn’t enough as its rally fell short in a 4-2 loss to Ohio State on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
Michigan State’s field hockey team hit the road today for a pair of weekend games at Ohio State. The teams open the weekend on Friday, April 9 (3 p.m.) and close out the series on Sunday, April 11 (noon).
Michigan State’s field hockey team returns home to Ralph Young Field, hosting in-state rival Michigan for a pair of games this weekend. The teams open the weekend on Friday, April 2 (3 p.m.) and close out the series on Sunday, April 4 (1 p.m.). Both games will be streamed on BTN Plus.
Michigan State’s field hockey team traveled to Iowa on Thursday for a pair of weekend games, starting on Friday, March 26 at No. 2 Iowa. Game time is slated for 5 p.m. (ET). The Spartans and Hawkeyes will close out the weekend with a game on Sunday, March 28 (1 p.m.).
The Michigan State field hockey team jumped out to a 2-0 lead over seventh-ranked Penn State, but the Nittany Lions rallied for a 5-2 win on Friday afternoon at Ralph Young Field.