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
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. In Swahili, the phrase nikumbuke means “remember me.” When Brittany Ammerman, a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin, traveled to Kenya to be part of Health by Motorbike, she had no idea she would do something that would make many women in that country remember her. Health by Motorbike, a non-profit founded by Wisconsin professor Dr. Araceli Alonso, provides health education and services to
Three Big Ten women’s soccer teams will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship, it was announced on Monday.
Big Ten soccer fans won't soon forget what they saw Sunday. Neither will Wisconsin's Kinley McNicoll, the architect of one of the crazier game-winning goals you'll ever see.
Day 2 of the 2014 Big Ten Women's Soccer Tournament took place on Friday. See the results inside!
Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up for women’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.
The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten women’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go women’s soccer schedule in this post. 2014 Big Ten women’s soccer on BTN Thursday Sept 11, 2014 Northwestern @ Nebraska Lincoln, NE BTN 3:30pm ET Friday Sept 12, 2014 Wisconsin @ Michigan State East Lansing, MI BTN 3:30pm ET Sunday Sept 14, 2014 Ohio State @ Purdue West Lafayette, IN BTN 3:00pm ET Thursday Sept 18, 2014 Indiana @ Illinois Champaign, IL BTN 3:30pm ET Sunday Sept 21, 2014 Michigan @ Rutgers New Brunswick, NJ BTN 1:00pm ET Thursday Sept 25, 2014
The Big Ten Conference announced its 2014 women’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll and players to watch list on Wednesday, with Penn State earning top honors among the 14 conference teams. The Nittany Lions enter the season as the conference favorites after making their 19th straight NCAA Tournament appearance in 2013. Penn State completed the 2013 campaign with a 7-4-0 conference record (15-7-1 overall), and returns eight starters for the 2014 season. The Nittany Lions have won 15 of the last 16 Big Ten women’s soccer titles. The 2014 season officially kicks off on Friday, Aug. 22, with all 14 conference
The Big Ten announced its 2013 women’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll and players to watch list on Wednesday, with defending champion Penn State earning top honors. The Nittany Lions enter the season as the favorites after winning their 15th straight Big Ten title, the most consecutive titles by a Big Ten women’s program in any sport. BIG TEN WOMEN’S SOCCER PRESEASON COACHES’ POLL 1. Penn State 2. Michigan 3. Illinois 4. Ohio State 5. Wisconsin 6. Iowa 7. Minnesota 8. Northwestern 9. Nebraska 10. Michigan State 11. Purdue 12. Indiana BIG TEN WOMEN’S SOCCER PRESEASON PLAYERS TO WATCH Nicole Breece,
For the first time, BTN will provide full coverage of the Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts during the 2012 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament, Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments and delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships. Coverage of the quarterfinals for men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey will be streamed live for the first time on the Big Ten Digital Network (BTDN). The semifinals and finals for each event will be available on both BTN and BTN2Go. The network will be in Bloomington, Ind., for the Big