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
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 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.
Bram and Shari Dorresteijn spent a lifetime – unfairly short as it was – making people’s lives richer. [ MORE: Contribute to the Shari and Bram Dorresteijn Memorial Fund ] Now, a community that was so touched by the couple is returning the favor. On the evening of April 24, Bram, 34, and Shari, 33, of Sun Prairie, lost their lives in a tragic car accident in Kenosha County. The couple, who has deep roots with the Badgers, leaves behind two children: two-year-old Wesley and two-month-old Charlotte. Bram, a former captain for the Wisconsin men’s soccer team, and Shari, a