BTN Soccer Report unveiled the 2014 All-Big Ten Men’s Soccer teams and individual honors Wednesday night. See all of the honorees below. [ MORE: Watch Maryland vs. Michigan State | Watch Ohio State vs. Indiana ] 2014 MEN’S SOCCER ALL-BIG TEN TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL HONORS Coach of the Year: John Bluem, Ohio State Offensive Player of the Year: Connor Maloney, Penn State Midfielder of the Year: Jay Chapman, Michigan State Defensive Player of the Year: Nikko Boxall, Northwestern Goalkeeper of the Year: TYLER MILLER, Northwestern Freshman of the Year: Grant Lillard, Indiana ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM F: Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Indiana
The Big Ten men’s soccer tourney has reached the semifinals after a day full of quarterfinal games Sunday. No. 1 Maryland will face No. 5 Michigan State and No. 6 Indiana will take on No. 2 Ohio State for berths in the Big Ten tourney championship game. [ MORE: View the official tournament homepage ] NO. 1 MARYLAND 2, NO. 8 RUTGERS 0 Mael Corboz and George Campbell both notched goals as the top-seeded Maryland men’s soccer team defeated No. 8 seed Rutgers 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament Sunday at Ludwig Field. Read full umterps.com
Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up for men’s soccer in the next week on our subscription service BTN Plus. BTN Plus programming includes non-televised games and events available on BTN2Go with a purchase of a BTN Plus subscription. BTN Plus content features live games produced by students at Big Ten universities. A subscription to BTN Plus on BTN2Go does not require a Big Ten Network TV subscription with a TV provider. To access BTN Plus programming, you must purchase a BTN Plus Subscription (see pricing, subscription length and conference/school pass options listed here) and create a BTN2Go account.
As the Big Ten soccer season rolls on, Kevin Egan recaps the latest games from around the conference and talks with Penn State soccer coach Bob Warming. Get interactive with Kevin and follow “BTN Soccer Report” on Twitter: @BTNSoccerReport.
“BTN Soccer Report” is back following the first week of Big Ten play. Kevin Egan and Chris Ritter recap the action and talk with Rutgers head coach Dan Donigan. Get interactive with Kevin and follow “BTN Soccer Report” on Twitter: @BTNSoccerReport.
“BTN Soccer Report” kicks off with a conference preview from Kevin Egan and Chris Ritter. Ritter, the 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year out of Northwestern, joins Egan to discuss the top storylines around the Big Ten. The soccer season is under way so be sure to follow “BTN Soccer Report” on Twitter: @BTNSoccerReport.
The Big Ten Conference announced its 2014 men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll and players to watch list on Wednesday, with Maryland claiming the top spot in its first year in the conference. The Terrapins reached the national championship game last season. Maryland concluded the 2013 campaign with a 17-4-5 record, and has advanced to the NCAA Tournament 19 times since 1994. Michigan State checked in at No. 2 in the preseason poll, followed by Michigan at No. 3, defending Big Ten champion Penn State at No. 4 and Indiana, the 2013 Big Ten Tournament champions, at No. 5. All nine
The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten men’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go soccer schedule in this post. 2014 Big Ten men’s soccer on BTN Friday Sept 12, 2014 Rutgers @ Wisconsin Madison, WI 8:00pm ET BTN Sunday Sept 14, 2014 Northwestern @ Ohio State Columbus, OH 1:00pm ET BTN Friday Sept 19, 2014 Michigan State @ Maryland College Park, MD 8:00pm ET BTN Sunday Sept 28, 2014 Penn State @ Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 1:00pm ET BTN Sunday October 5, 2014 Maryland @ Northwestern Evanston, IL 1:00pm ET BTN Sunday October 12, 2014 Penn
Coming off the great popularity of the World Cup, one person took the time to design a couple soccer uniforms for every Big Ten school. See Kevin Ives’ creative design ideas in this post.
In snowy South Bend, Ind., the Michigan State men’s soccer team (14-6-3) fell 2-1 to No. 3-seed Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal on Saturday night. Though the Spartans came back with a header from Jay Chapman after a two-goal deficit, they were unable to obtain the equalizer as time expired in the second half. [ MORE: View the official NCAA interactive bracket ] “It was a great college soccer game,” said head coach Damon Rensing. “It was probably what a quarterfinal match should be. Congratulations to Notre Dame on a great effort. I know they’ll represent the Great