July 2, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Coming off an appearance at the USA Field Hockey’s Young Women’s High Performance Tournament, Maddy Humphrey’s busy summer schedule will continue as she was selected to participate in the U-21 National Team Camp, which will be held July 3-6 at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa.
Junior National Camp is the premier camp for U-21 athletes, comprised of the top 80-100 players in the country as selected from the National Futures Championship (NFC) and the Young Women’s National Championship (YWNC). Based on their performance at JNC, these athletes may earn selection to additional USA Field Hockey programs, including the U-21 Women’s Junior National Teams.
A Virginia Beach, Va. native who already has 56 career points in just 33 games, Humphrey has earned All-Big Ten and All-Region honors over the past two seasons. Last fall, she has 10 goals and four assists in 16 games for a total of 24 points, second highest on the team.
Humphrey had at least one goal in 10 of 16 games last fall. She scored in each of the first eight games that she played this year and four times this year scored three points (one goal, one assist vs. Saint Louis, Ball State, Maryland and California). Ohio State was 6-3 in games in which Humphrey tallied multiple points.
In the Big Ten stats, Humphrey tied for sixth in goals and fifth in goals per game. Her 24 points was also the ninth best in the league and 1.60 points per game ranked sixth. She also averaged a team-best 3.13 shots per game.
As a freshman in 2014, Humphrey made an immediate impact, finishing as the team’s leading scorer with 32 points (12 goals, eight assists). The second leading scorer amongst Big Ten freshmen, she had at least one point in 10 of her first 13 games and was seventh in the league in points per game (1.78).