After clinching its second straight outright Big Ten Championship with a win at Iowa on Saturday, Maryland clinched the No. 1 seed in the 2015 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament. The tournament will be held at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, beginning Thursday, Nov. 5. The tournament champion will earn the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. [ MORE: See the 2015 Field Hockey Tournament bracket here ] The Terrapins will face No. 8 Michigan State in game two at 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday (watch it here). Maryland defeated the Spartans, 5-1, on Sept. 27. Michigan earned
BTN will provide extensive coverage of the 2015 Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts and streams of the Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament and Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments, as well as delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships. BTN’s women’s soccer tournament coverage* will begin with Illinois at Penn State on Nov. 1 at 3 P.M. ET. Live coverage of the semifinal round will begin at 3:30 P.M. ET on Friday, Nov. 6, with the second game to follow at 6 P.M. ET. The championship game will air live
On a recent “Big Ten Women’s Sports Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz profiled Michigan field hockey sophomore forward Carly Bennett. What does a left-handed player do in a sport that require you to be right-handed? Watch the full profile in this post. Also know that we have plenty of other videos on the Big Ten Network’s YouTube page.
Are you a fan of Big Ten football in-game video highlights? How about interviews from your favorite Big Ten basketball coaches? If so, we’ve got you covered, with our new BTN YouTube page. In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights, interviews and features on our YouTube page, which can be seen here! When a huge play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com video editors will post and share the video right after they happen. Looking for your favorite play from Week 1 of the season, but don’t want to scroll
CHICAGO – BTN will offer its most extensive fall sports coverage ever in 2015, with over 250 men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey games streamed through BTN Plus on BTN2Go to complement the network’s on-air schedule. More than 107 men’s and women’s soccer games will be available on BTN Plus. The men’s squads from Michigan State (No. 9), Maryland (No. 13) and Indiana (No. 14) all reside among the preseason top 15, while the women’s teams at Penn State (No. 6), Wisconsin (No. 14) and Rutgers (No. 24) take their place in the preseason top 25. The first
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
The 2014 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament continued Friday in Ann Arbor. [ MORE: View the MGoBlue.com official tournament page ] The championship game will be played on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. That game will air live on BTN & BTN2Go. No. 1 seed Maryland 1, No. 4 seed Penn State 0 The top-seeded Maryland field hockey team beat fourth-seeded Penn State, 1-0 Friday in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals at Michigan’s Phyllis Ocker Field. The Terrapins (18-2, 7-1 B1G) won their 13th straight game to advance to the Big Ten championship game Sunday afternoon. No. 3 seed Northwestern
Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up for field hockey 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.
The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten field hockey TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go field hockey schedule in this post. 2014 BIG TEN FIELD HOCKEY ON BTN Friday September 26, 2014 Indiana @ Iowa Iowa City, IA BTN 3:00PM Friday October 3, 2014 Ohio State @ Maryland College Park, MD BTN 3:00PM Friday October 10, 2014 Penn State @ Maryland College Park, MD BTN 3:00PM Friday October 17, 2014 Rutgers @ Penn State State College, PA BTN 3:00PM Friday October 24, 2014 Michigan State @ Michigan Ann Arbor, MI BTN 3:00PM Friday October 31, 2014 Northwestern
The Big Ten announced Thursday its 2013 Field Hockey Players to Watch List. The list is highlighted by 12 returning All-Big Ten selections and the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year (Penn State’s Brittany Grzywacz). The 2013 season officially starts next weekend, with all seven conference teams opening play. Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Northwestern and Penn State begin on Friday, August 30, while Michigan and Ohio State start Saturday, August 31. 2013 Big Ten Field Hockey Players to Watch List Name School Yr. Position Hometown Hannah Boyer Indiana Sr. Back Louisville, Ky. Audra Heilman Indiana Jr. Forward/Midfield Easton, Pa. Danielle