Buckeyes return eight starters from 2014 squad
Peanut Johnson, Maddy Humphrey, Emma Royce among 27 honorees
Seniors combined for 42 points in 2014
Johnson, Sams score for Ohio State
Ohio State Career Honors: Big Ten All-Tournament team (2013) ... Big Ten Preseason Watch List (2014, 2015) ... team captain (2014, 2015)
2014 (Junior Season): Team captain ... played in and started 17 games ... third leading scorer with 15 points (five goals, five assists) ... five multi-point games ... had six points the weekend of 9/19-9/21 on two goals and two assists vs. Michigan State and Appalachian State ... also had assists vs. No. 3 Virginia (10/3) and Kent State (10/12) ... scored goals vs. Appalachian State (two, 9/21), Miami (9/5), Penn State (9/28) and Rutgers (10/10) ... took 60 shots, a team high.
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in 19 games with 18 starts as a true freshman in the OSU midfield ... played in 1,343 minutes, including 16 games of at least 70 minutes of action ... scored first career goal at Bucknell (Sept. 16) posting two shots ... collected a goal in the 10-1 win over Missouri State (Sept. 23) ... had two games with a pair of shots on goal ... notched 14 shots, including six on goal overall ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Started on club team Surbiton Women's 1st XI playing in the women's national league before getting promoted to the Premier League in 2012 ... four-year starter at Kingston Grammar School 1st XI at defense ... help guide school and club teams to national titles in 2011 ... qualified for the women's cup final in both 2011 and 2012 ... voted player's player in 2012 ... was the team's leading scorer on corners in 2012 ... won U14 national titles in 2007 and 2008 ... high school team qualified for the indoor and outdoor national finals in the 1st XI in all four years ... squad won the U18 school national title in 2011 and were runners-up 2009, 2010 and 2012.
Personal: Daughter of Jon and Alison Royce ... has one sibling, James ... would like to represent her country in field hockey after graduation ... would like to become a published writer and travel after graduation ... favorite pastimes include writing, drama, tennis and debating ... lists greatest sports thrill as scoring the penalty flick in the final minute to qualify her team for the national finals in 2012 ... father has coached several elite field hockey teams at different levels, including the England senior men's team, England U21 squad and the Great Britain women's national squad team at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 ... brother James plays for the England A national field hockey team ... mother was British Colleges Badminton Champion.