Field Hockey

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Nora Murer

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Luzern, Switzerland

High School:
Kantonsschule Alpenquai Luzern

Position:
Midfield

Major:
Economics

Nora Murer

Ohio State Career Honors: Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011 and 2012) ... three-time NFHCA National Academic honoree (2010-2012) ... three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2010-2012).

2012 (Junior Season): Continued her career start streak in 2012, starting all 19 games ... played in at least 70 minutes in 13 contests in OSU backfield that has limited opponents to 10.2 shots per game and 1.67 goals per game ... had season-best five points on one goal and three assists ... began the year notching at least one shot in seven of the first eight games ... played in a season-high 100 minutes at Ohio (Sept. 12) ... had three-consecutive games with three shots (Sept. 12-Sept. 19) ... notched an assist in win vs. Kent State (Sept. 19) ... collected back-to-back games with an assist in victories against Missouri State (Sept. 23) and Robert Morris (Sept. 26) ... posted lone goal of the season in win vs. Ball State (Oct. 7) with a career-high four shots ... played in all 70 minutes of competition in seven of the final eight games.

2011 (Sophomore Season): Started all 21 games in the OSU backfield that limited opponents to 1.62 goals per game and 11.2 shots per game ... collected first career goals in a road win at Kent State (Sept. 18) ... notched first career defensive save in a home win vs. Michigan (Sept. 23) .... tallied another defensive stop at Michigan State (Oct. 14) ... played in every minute of all 21 games, including a season high of 100 minutes in against Richmond (Sept. 3) and Michigan State (Oct. 14) ... notched a shot against fifth-ranked Syracuse (Sept. 9) ... took a shot on goal in a home game vs. Michigan (Sept. 23) ... recorded an assist in a 5-0 win over Ball State (Sept. 27).

2010 (Freshman Season): Played all 23 games in the backfield for the NCAA Final Four squad ... part of the Buckeye backfield that held opponents to a conference-best 1.26 goals per game ... helped the squad post the second-lowest goals against average in program history with a 1.22 GAA ... played in a team-high 1,642 minutes as a rookie in 2010 ... recorded her first career point and assist vs. Northwestern (Sept. 24) in Columbus ... tallied an assist in the 8-0 victory vs. Robert Morris (Sept. 29) at Buckeye Varsity Field ... part of the OSU backfield that limited opponents to 8.1 shots per game, while totaling a league-high seven shutouts.

Prior to Ohio State: Has three-plus years of international experience ... member of the Swiss National Team since 2007, playing in 21 games for the senior squad and 32 at the junior level ... played with former Buckeyes and Big Ten Players of the Year Saskia Mueller and Linda Haussener ... helped backstop the team to 12 Top 3 finishes, including two titles, at Junior Swiss Championships ... senior team has earned four third-place finishes ... member of the 2009 European Nations Under-21 Indoor champion team.

Personal: Daughter of Hildegard and Daniel Murer ... has an older sibling, Laurin ... started playing field hockey at age 9 ... enjoys snowboarding and meeting people ... favorite pro athlete is Roger Federer ... says Morocco is the most interesting place she has visited.

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