For the first time since 1968, the Michigan State men’s soccer team is headed to the NCAA quarterfinals. The Spartans shut out reigning national runner-up Georgetown, 1-0, Sunday to move two wins away from battling for the national crown. Penn State, the other remaining Big Ten team, lost 2-0 at New Mexico. Catch up on Sunday’s action in this post.
The Michigan State and Penn State men’s soccer teams advanced to the NCAA regional semifinals with second-round victories Sunday. Both teams carded 1-0 wins, with the Spartans downing Louisville in double overtime and the Nittany Lions taking down UC Santa Barbara. Wisconsin lost 4-0 to Notre Dame.
Wisconsin and Penn State each notched big wins in the opening round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament. Northwestern and Indiana, the reigning NCAA and Big Ten champions, fell to Akron 3-2. Catch up on all of Thursday’s NCAA men’s soccer action in this post.
Five Big Ten men’s soccer teams made the NCAA tournament, it was announced Monday. Reigning NCAA champ Indiana (Big Ten tourney champ), Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State (Big Ten regular-season champ) and Wisconsin all made the field. Read more about each team in this post.
The fifth-seeded Indiana men’s soccer team won its 12th Big Ten Tournament Championship in school history after defeating Michigan State, 1-0, in Sunday’s title game at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Due to the possibility of inclement weather, the championship game of the Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, has been moved to 11 a.m. ET on Sunday. BTN will stream the game live on BTN2Go, and will air the match via tape delay at approximately 2 p.m. ET.
Two Big Ten men’s soccer teams advanced to Sunday’s championship match with semifinal wins at host site Ohio State on Friday. In the first semifinal, Indiana beat Penn State 1-0 in an overtime shootout. The Hoosiers shot a perfect 5-of-5 in the shootout. In the second semifinal, Michigan State junior Fatai Alashe scored the game’s lone goal as the Spartans defeated Northwestern, 1-0.