Field Hockey Set for Midweek Matchup at Central Michigan

Michigan State (7-7, 1-6 B1G) at Central Michigan (2-13, 0-5 MAC)
Date:
Wednesday, Oct. 19
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Watch: Chippewas All-Access
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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Michigan State discipline hockey is about for a midweek non-conference matchup on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Central Michigan. Pass again is about for 3 p.m. at Cristy Creese Field. 

LAST TIME OUT 
The Spartans hit the street for the primary time since Oct. 9 after website hosting No. 3 Northwestern and Indiana ultimate weekend in East Lansing. Michigan State held a 1-1 tie with Northwestern till the forty eighth minute on Friday, Oct. 14, in the end falling 3-1. The Spartans bounced again on Sunday, Oct. 16 to most sensible Indiana, 1-0, in additional time for their first convention win of the season. Senior defender Celina Riccardo scored the sudden-death purpose for the Spartans in opposition to Indiana, whilst senior ahead Hannah Jarvie scored the lone Spartan purpose within the loss to Northwestern. Graduate goalkeeper Monique Jardell has performed each and every minute in purpose for the Spartans this season, recording her first shutout of the season in opposition to Indiana.  

SPARTAN LEADERS 
Senior midfielder Merel Hanssen leads the Spartans in total scoring, recording 13 issues this season (5 g, 3 a). Sophomore midfielder Ellie Rutherford follows with 10 issues (4 g, 2 a), including her 2d help of the season on Riccardo’s additional time purpose in opposition to Indiana. Riccardo and teammate Ashley Harlock lead the crew in assists with six every. Rutherford, Jarvie, Emma O’Neill, Lulu Fulton and Isa van der Weij have every recorded 4 targets this season. Georgia Davies and Ellie Wheatley each put up 5 assists.  

SCOUTING CENTRAL MICHIGAN 
The Chippewas put up a 2-13 file this season, maximum not too long ago snapping a 13-game dropping streak with a 6-0 win over Lindenwood on Oct. 16. Midfielder Kate Biglin leads Central Michigan in scoring with 17 issues, recording six targets and 5 assists this season. Senior midfielder Alice O’Hagan additionally posts six targets, and freshman ahead Amelia Lane leads the crew in assists with six. Three other goalkeepers – Coletta Beeler, Maja Halasz and Katie Maxim – have made begins for the Chippewas this season. Halasz leads the trio in save proportion at .700. 

The Chippewas are led via first-year head trainer Jennifer Johnstone, who maximum not too long ago served as a volunteer assistant at Michigan State for 5 years.  

Michigan State and Central Michigan ultimate performed on Sept. 19, 2021, with MSU claiming a 6-0 win. The Spartans lead the all time collection, 48-15-4.  

UP NEXT 
Michigan State returns to Ralph Young Field to host Miami on Sunday, Oct. 23 at midday. The recreation will function the crew’s senior day, the place Spartan seniors Jade Arundell, Monique Jardell, Isa van der Weij, Georgia Davies, Devin Reilly and Valerie Radvany will probably be known on-field ahead of the sport. The recreation will circulation on B1G+. 

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