Ohio State looks to build off win vs. No. 3 Virginia
Ohio State will make first national television appearance of the season
Buckeyes receive goals from Emma Royce, Brooke Hiltz and Kaitlyn Wagner
Buckeyes and Nittany Lions meet for 49th time
Buckeyes set for third game in five days
Ohio State Career Honors: OSU Scholar-Athlete (2013) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 8, 2013) … Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
2014 (Sophomore Season): Played in 17 of 18 games, starting 13 … tallied six points on a goal and four assists … dished out a career-high four assists in a 9-1 win over Appalachian State (9/21) … scored a goal against No. 7 Penn State (9/28) … made a defensive save at Louisville (9/23) … averaged 54 minutes per game … took two shots on the season, both on goal … Academic All-Big Ten.
Prior to Ohio State: 2012 NFHCA First Team High School All-American at First Colonial High School ... four-year starter and 2012 captain and best attack award winner ... scored 22 goals and 22 assists during senior year ... notched 103 career goals ... helped lead team to two-consecutive state championships (VHSL AAA) ... team ranked third in the nation by www.topofthecircle.com ... helped squad go undefeated in Beach District Tournament in three-consecutive seasons (2010-2012) ... Eastern Region Champions in 2011 and 2012 ... two-time Tidewater Player of the Year (2011 and 2012) ... two-time State Player of the Year (2011 and 2012) ... 2012 Ellis Loveless Memorial Award for the Outstanding Metro Scholastic Athlete of the Year (only second field hockey player in 30-year history at Norfolk Sports Club to be honored with award) ... two-time First Team All Beach District (2011 and 2012) ... two-time First Team Eastern Region (2011 and 2012) ... two-time All-Tidewater (2011 and 2012) ... two-time First Team All-State (2011 and 2012) ... member of the U17 USA National Squad in 2011 and 2012 ... selected to Futures Elite (2010-13) ... invited to junior national camp in 2011 and 2012 ... played in Futures Elite Championship in 2012 and junior women's national championships in 2011 ... gold medalist at the U19 National Hockey Festival.
Personal: Daughter of Brad and Cindy Hiltz ... sisters Liz and Kaitlyn both played field hockey at Virginia (2005-11) ... mother played field hockey at Appalachian State ... uncle, Jeremy, wrestled for VMI (1991-95) ... cousin, Jeff, played football at Ohio State ... grandmother was a member of the Ohio State women's golf team ... would like to study the oceans after graduation .... favorite hobby is surfing .... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning the state championship in back-to-back years.