Maryland voted preseason Big Ten men's soccer favorite


Maryland voted preseason Big Ten men's soccer favorite

The Big Ten Conference announced its 2016 men’s soccer preseason coaches poll and preseason honors list on Wednesday, with Maryland claiming the top spot among the nine conference teams.

View the complete preseason coaches poll and players to watch list below.


1. Maryland
2. Indiana
3. Ohio State
4. Rutgers
5. Michigan
6. Michigan State
7. Wisconsin
8. Penn State
9. Northwestern


Andrew Gutman, Indiana, So., Defender
Grant Lillard, Indiana, Jr., Defender
Tanner Thompson, Indiana, Sr., Midfielder
Alex Crognale, Maryland, Sr., Defender
Chris Odoi-Atsem, Maryland, Sr., Defender
Eryk Williamson, Maryland, So., Midfielder
Francis Atuahene, Michigan, So., Forward
Marcello Borges, Michigan, So., Midfielder
Evan Louro, Michigan, Jr., Goalkeeper
Jimmy Fiscus, Michigan State, Jr., Defender
Ken Krolicki, Michigan State, Jr., Midfielder
Ryan Sierakowski, Michigan State, So., Forward
Nathan Dearth, Northwestern, Sr., Defender
Jeff Hopson, Northwestern, Sr., Midfielder
Brandon Medina, Northwestern, Jr., Midfielder
Austin Bergstrom, Ohio State, Sr., Defender
Danny Jensen, Ohio State, Sr., Forward
Abdi Mohamed, Ohio State, So., Midfielder
Evan Finney, Penn State, Sr., Goalkeeper
Connor Maloney, Penn State, Sr., Midfielder
Robby Sagel, Penn State, Sr., Midfielder
David Greczek, Rutgers, Sr., Goalkeeper
Miles Hackett, Rutgers, Jr., Midfielder
Jason Wright, Rutgers, Jr., Forward
Sam Brotherton, Wisconsin, So., Defender
Alex Masbruch, Wisconsin, Jr., Midfielder
Chris Mueller, Wisconsin, Jr., Midfielder/Forward

All nine conference teams kick off the campaign on Friday, Aug. 26.


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