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 Penn State men’s soccer team recently held the third annual Mack Brady Clinic, and it was a ringing success. The event honors its namesake, a young Penn State soccer fan who died a few years ago from a blood infection. “It’s so wonderful to celebrate the life of Mack Brady,” Penn State coach Bob Warming said. He was energetic, enthusiastic, wonderful little boy who passed away too soon.” To remember Brady, the team hosts a camp for boys Brady’s age to play and interact with Penn State coaches and players. “That’s what this clinic is about,” Warming said. “We’re
Yesterday, John William McKenzie “Mack” Brady would have been 11 years old. The boy, whose greatest wish since he was in Kindergarten was to play goalkeeper for the Nittany Lions, was one of the most well-known fans of the soccer program at the university even as a student in elementary school. Tragically, he passed away on New Year’s Eve of 2012 due to a blood infection. To honor his memory, the team created the Mack Brady Memorial Clinic, held for the past three years on or close to his birthday. “The event is a celebration for everyone who loves soccer
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.