BTN Soccer Report

BTN Soccer Report

Our web-only show, BTN Soccer Report takes you around the Big Ten pitches every week with recaps, previews and one-on-one interviews. Follow us on Twitter at @BTNSoccerReport.

BTN Soccer Report: PSU leads the pack

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 21, 2013

BTN’s Dan Kelly, Kevin Egan and special guest Matt Eliason recap the latest Big Ten soccer action, including Michigan’s 1-0 upset win over No. 12 Creighton. Additionally, the panel talks about Penn State’s path to an undefeated conference record so far and what’s ahead for the Nittany Lions.

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BTN Soccer Report: Three weeks in the books

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 15, 2013

In the latest “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan recaps the third week of Big Ten soccer action, including Sunday’s double-overtime decision between Ohio State and Michigan State. Also, Wisconsin defender A.J. Cochran talks with Kevin about his season so far and former Northwestern star Matt Eliason stops by the show to talk about his time as a Wildcat.

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BTN Soccer Report: Penn State knocks off Indiana

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 8, 2013

In the latest “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan recaps the exciting action from the past weekend, including Penn State’s stunning win over reigning NCAA Champion Indiana. Penn State coach Bob Warming also joins the show to talk about the win and discuss the Nittany Lions’ season thus far.

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BTN Soccer Report: First week in the books

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 2, 2013

BTN’s Kevin Egan recaps the first weekend of Big Ten soccer action in the latest “BTN Soccer Report.” Highlights include reigning NCAA champ Indiana’s victory over Ohio State and Northwestern’s road win at Michigan .

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BTN Soccer Report: Men's conference preview

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BTN Soccer Report - Sept. 23, 2013

BTN’s Dan Kelly and Kevin Egan kick off the 2013 Big Ten men’s soccer season with a new “BTN Soccer Report.” Kelly and Egan preview the Big Ten season that begins Saturday, highlighted by Michigan hosting Northwestern at 7 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Digitial Network. Indiana, the reigning NCAA champ, opens conference play vs. Ohio State at 3 p.m. ET Sunday on BTN/BTN2Go.

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BTN Soccer Report: Indiana wins NCAA title

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BTN Soccer Report - Dec. 18, 2012

On this season’s final edition of BTN Soccer Report, host Kevin Egan checks in with newly crowned national champion Indiana. Head coach Todd Yeagley and captain Caleb Konstanski discuss the program’s eighth College Cup crown and that thrilling final 1-0 win over Georgetown.

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Soccer Report: Reviewing the Big Ten tourney

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BTN Soccer Report - Nov. 12, 2012

This year’s Big Ten soccer season will certainly be remembered for its parity. You know you have a well-rounded, well contested league when a No. 5 seed plays a No. 3 seed for the title.

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Men's soccer tourney starts today

The Big Ten Men’s Soccer tournament is set to kick off today at Lakeside Field on the campus of Northwestern following a wild ride to the finish of the regular season last weekend. Penn State and Northwestern each claimed a share of the regular season crown and the Nittany Lions will come into the tournament as the No. 1 seed receiving the bye to the semi-finals due to their head-to-head victory over the Wildcats.

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Soccer Report: A close look at the men's tourney

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BTN Soccer Report - B1G Tournament Time

Penn State and Northwestern were both crowned Big Ten regular season champions on Saturday, as Michigan State failed to jump a Michigan hurdle in Ann Arbor. Losing to their close friends was one thing, but knowing that more clinical finishing would have giving them their first title since 2008 must be frustrating for Damon Rensing and his troops. On a positive note, they don’t have time to reflect as Indiana waits on Wednesday.

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Soccer Report: Big Ten race goes down to wire

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 29, 2012

It’s all to play for in the Big Ten, as yet again the so-called ‘experts’ got it all wrong! Four teams now have regular season hopes, after Penn State, Northwestern and Indiana all failed to win. The highlight of last weekend’s games was the performance of Jay Chapman up front for Michigan State.

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Soccer Report: Hoosiers, Wildcats go down

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 22, 2012

Just when you thought the Big Ten was a straight forward two-horse race, Penn State and Michigan produce heroics and throw huge spanners in the works! Aron Hyde and I predicted wins for Indiana and Northwestern on last week’s BTN Soccer Report, and it seemed like a logical assessment. But from a neutral’s standpoint, it’s a great thing that we were so wrong.

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Soccer Report: Spooky goals draw my attention

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 15, 2012

Is it Halloween already, because I witnessed some freaky stuff on Big Ten pitches over the weekend! Northwestern moved to 3-0-0 in conference play, thanks to a goal that will haunt John Bluem for some time. As a defender, one of the first things you are taught is never, and I mean NEVER, let the ball bounce inside the six-yard box. Central defenders are tall for a reason – it’s their duty to attack crosses with passion and to take responsibility, and that didn’t happen at Lakeside Field.

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Soccer Report: My thoughts at the midway point

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BTN Soccer Report - Oct. 8, 2012

It’s halftime, if you will, so let’s review. It seems crazy, but we’re halfway through conference play already. So with that being said, I think it’s suitable to sit back and reflect on where each of our seven teams is at this point. See my first-half analysis for every Big Ten team in this post.

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Soccer Report: First weekend in the books

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BTN Soccer Report - Sept. 24, 2012

Normality prevailed this past weekend as Indiana and Northwestern got their conference seasons off to a winning start. However, the standout result of the weekend was Penn State’s impressive road win at Wisconsin.

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Soccer Report: Here comes Big Ten play

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BTN Soccer Report - Sept. 17, 2012

Can you believe it? Big Ten conference play is only a few days away. As we approach week one, I must say that from a distance it looks like the tectonic plates in Big Ten country sat still over the past eight months. But if you use your microscope, you’ll see that those plates are slowly gathering momentum.

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Soccer Report: A first look at the Big Ten race

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BTN Soccer Report - Sept. 10, 2012

What a difference a season makes. This time last year it all seemed so clear – Michigan and Indiana were to battle it out for Big Ten honors. The Wolverines looked fresh from a memorable journey to the College Cup, where they lost out to eventual winners Akron in the final four. The Hoosiers had that calm, composed, yet confident feel to their program preseason.

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BTN Soccer Report: Indiana vs. North Carolina Preview

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BTN Soccer Report: Indiana vs. North Carlina Preview

The Indiana men’s soccer team is the lone Big Ten team that remains in the men’s or women’s NCAA Soccer Tournament. Indiana beat Old Dominion, 3-0, to advance to the Round of 16, where a matchup against top-ranked North Carolina awaits. “BTN Soccer Report” host Kevin Egan is joined on the phone by Soccer By Ives writer John Boschini to preview the game and tell us what Indiana needs to do to advance.

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BTN Soccer Report: NCAA Tourney Time

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BTN Soccer Report: NCAA Tournament Time

Northwestern followed up their regular-season title with the Big Ten Tounament title. In the latest installment of “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan and analyst Aron Hyde recap the tournament and highlight Northwestern’s championship run. Soccer By Ives writer John Boschini also calls in to look ahead to the NCAA Tournament. On the women’s side, Illinois beat 2010 defending NCAA Champion Notre Dame to advance to the second round. We’ll also hear from Illini coach Janet Rayfield about the win. Watch the latest webisode now and come back next week for another soccer update.

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Women's Soccer Report: Illinois Wins B1G Tourney

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BTN Women's Soccer Report: Illinois Wins B1G Tourney

Illinois won its second Big Ten tourney title in program history with a 2-1 overtime victory against Penn State on Sunday. In the latest “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan and analyst Aron Hyde recap the tournament and are joined by Illinois sophomore midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo, who scored the game-winning goal in the championship game. Analyst Kyndra de St. Aubin also calls in to give her take on the tournament. Illinois, along with Ohio State and Penn State, will compete in the NCAA Tournament that kicks off later this week.

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Men's Soccer Report: NU Wins B1G Title

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BTN Men's Soccer Report: NU Wins B1G Title

In the latest installment of “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan and analyst Aron Hyde recap the final weekend of Big Ten play, in which Northwestern clinched the Big Ten regular-season title with a 1-0 win over Michigan. With the win, Northwestern secured the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye in this week’s Big Ten Tournament. Kevin also talks with Northwestern head coach Tim Lenahan to recap the season and look ahead to the tournament.

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