Students from Big Ten universities accounted for an impressive five out of 15 Churchill Scholars for 2016-2017. These students will travel to the United Kingdom this fall to study their academic disciplines for a year at the University of Cambridge’s Churchill College. Each academic year, the Churchill Scholars selects a few graduate-level students from throughout the United States who excel in mathematics, engineering or hard-sciences fields. The prestigious academic program was started more than a half-century ago by the legendary British statesman Winston Churchill, who requested the scholarship be set up through the foundation that bore his name. Here are
No. 2 Michigan registered a pair of early solo homers and broke out with four-run fifth inning to defeat No. 23 Notre Dame, 6-2, in the NCAA Regional championship game on Sunday afternoon in front of 2,523 fans at the Wilpon Complex, home of Alumni Field.
Following its 18-3 victory over Massachusetts in Sunday’s NCAA quarterfinals, Maryland’s women’s lacrosse team secured its eighth straight Final Four appearance.
College sports fans live for gamedays: tailgating on a crisp autumn afternoon, jumping for joy after a game-winning buzzer-beater, seeing the go-ahead goal or run scored in a tight contest. While the spectacle of sport is what draws the fans, the things student-athletes do off the field often proves to be much more valuable. Marisa Bast got such an opportunity to make a difference three years ago. At the time a rising senior and third baseman on the Northwestern softball team, Bast was searching for a field-study subject for NU’s undergraduate leadership certificate program. Initially, nothing she found really stuck.
BTN was on hand for Saturday's “Hoop 4 Water" Charity Basketball Event in Flint, MI.
The Big Ten released the 2016 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket on Saturday.
The #NittanyLions are advancing to their 10th NCAA Semifinal! #WeAre #PennState #ThisIsB1G #NCAAWLAX pic.twitter.com/bt2C47QqXE — Penn State Lacrosse (@PennStateWLAX) May 21, 2016 PENN STATE RELEASE — The unseeded and 11th-ranked Nittany Lions women’s lacrosse team is off to its first NCAA Semifinals since 1999 with an 8-4 victory over seventh-seeded and No. 14-ranked Penn on Saturday at Penn State Lacrosse Field. “It was an awesome win for our program and just an awesome day in general,” said head coach Missy Doherty. “Our defense just played out of their minds today. They were stopping their main threats. I was so proud
FINAL: Maryland 13, Syracuse 7 Terps are back in the Final Four for the 3rd straight season!!#BeTheBest — Maryland Lacrosse (@TerpsMLax) May 21, 2016 BIG TEN RELEASE — Top-seeded Maryland advanced to its third straight NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four on Saturday after posting a 13-7 win over eighth-seeded Syracuse in the quarterfinals. The Terrapins, who improved to 16-2 on the season with the win, will take on either Brown or Navy in next Saturday’s national semifinals at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Maryland led 7-3 at the half and tallied six second-half goals to claim the 13-7 victory. Matt
Michigan advanced to the Ann Arbor Regional final with a commanding 6-0 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. The Wolverines will take on Notre Dame in the regional final at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday.
He’s a college professor who goes on incredible adventures in far-flung places, interacting with fascinating locals as he pursues his mission to find and preserve priceless treasures. It’s fair to say that the University of Minnesota’s Aaron Doering shares more than a few qualities with Indiana Jones. Both do much of their academic work outside of the classroom and find motivation in their personal passions rather than riches and fame. And, Drs. Jones and Doering each cut quite a figure. Still, they aren’t exactly the same. Doering neither wears a fedora nor carries a whip. Also, the treasures he seeks