Johnson, Frommhold Earn NFHCA All-West Region Honors

Peanut Johnson
Peanut Johnson

Nov. 19, 2013


COLUMBUS, OhioSophomore Peanut Johnson and senior Mona Frommhold, members of the Ohio State field hockey team, have earned All-West Region honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, the NFHCA announced Tuesday. Johnson was named to the first team while Frommhold was a second-team selection.

Johnson, a native of Dayton, Ohio, was Ohio State’s leading scorer this season with 10 goals and two assist for 22 points. She tied for ninth in the Big Ten in goals scored. Johnson record two hat-tricks on the year – the first was against Missouri State on Sept. 6 while the other was nearly a month later on Oct. 1 against No. 17 Louisville. In the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals against No. 13 Northwestern, Johnson scored the game’s first goal in the 15th minute and assisted on the second goal just five minutes into the second half. Over her two-year career, Johnson has started 24 of the 37 games she has played in with 16 goals, five assists and 37 points.

Ohio State’s second leading scorer, Frommhold finished with eight goals and three assists on the season. In the Big Ten Tournament, Frommhold scored in each of Ohio State’s games, including the game-winning goal in the Buckeyes’ 3-2 upset of 13th-ranked Northwestern. Last year, Frommhold finished with six goals and four assists. She is a NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Johnson is the 31st player in program history to be named to the NFHCA All-West Region first team while Frommhold is the 28th to earn second team honors.

Ohio State concluded its season with a 6-13 record. The Buckeyes advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament thanks to a 3-2 win over second-seeded Northwestern.