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
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
In the latest “BTN Soccer Report” Kevin Egan and Chris Ritter talk about the conference suspending Maryland soccer coach Sasho Cirovski. Northwestern soccer coach Tim Lenahan also calls in to the show to talk about the suspension and his team’s win over Maryland. Here is the text of the Big Ten statement: The Big Ten office today announced a one-game suspension and issued a public reprimand of Maryland men’s soccer head coach Sasho Cirovski. The conference office determined that Cirovski’s actions toward the officials following the Northwestern game on Oct. 5 were in violation of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy. In addition,
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