Illinois shut out top-seeded Penn State 1-0 in Friday’s first semifinal of the 2012 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Tournament, then Ohio State edged Michigan 2-1 in the second game on BTN/BTN2Go. Ohio State and Illinois now face off in Sunday’s championship match at noon ET on BTN/BTN2Go. Use the Tournament Central page on the host site IUHoosiers.com for more information on all of ther games.
In the Illinois-Penn State game, Nicole Breece scored in the 40th minute Illinois goalkeeper Steph Panozzo’s made seven saves overall to stop a Penn State attack that had not been shutout all season. Read more at FightingIllini.com.
In the Ohio State-Michigan game, the Buckeyes held on to win their eight in a row. The championship game Sunday will mark the first for the Buckeyes since 2007. Read more at OhioStateBuckeyes.com