There are some tight battles already taking shape in the Big Ten men’s soccer race, and in the latest installment of our Web-only “BTN Soccer Report,” Kevin Egan reports the latest scores, highlights his game of the week and looks ahead to the conference’s upcoming games. In addition, analyst Aron Hyde checks in from the road to share his latest insights from this past weekend’s slate of action.
In the latest webisode of “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan recaps the opening weekend of Big Ten men’s soccer action, including Ohio State’s 3-2 overtime victory over archrival Michigan, and talks with BTN soccer analyst Richard Broad. Broad, a former player and coach, talks about what to expect from the conference this season and who he sees winning the Big Ten Championship.
Ohio State’s Chris Hegngi found the back of the net 34 seconds into overtime to lift the Buckeyes past archrival Michigan, 3-2, Sunday afternoon at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The defeat was the third straight overtime loss for the Wolverines. Michigan led 2-1 late in the second half, but Ohio State drew even at the 86:04 mark before striking quickly in the extra session to claim victory in the teams’ Big Ten opener.
The Penn State men’s soccer team remained unbeaten and unscored upon at home this season with a 1-0 victory over regional foe Saint Francis (Pa.) on Wednesday evening at Jeffrey Field.
In the latest webisode of “BTN Soccer Report,” host Kevin Egan and Chicago Fire Goalkeeping Coach Aron Hyde preview the Big Ten men’s soccer season, which begins Friday, Sept. 23. The two discuss the top soccer headlines, including a trio of teams starting freshman goalkeepers, and Aron offers his predictions on who will win the Big Ten and names a pair of players who he thinks Big Ten fans should keep an eye on this fall. Watch the webisode now.
Our Student U initiative opens the door for young Big Ten broadcasters to report from their campuses and call games live for the Big Ten Digital Network. You can learn more about it here. In this video Big Ten Student U Reporter Sophia Perri introduces the new faces of the Penn State 2011 Men’s Soccer Team.
Hello, soccer fans! BTN.com is proud to bring you “BTN Soccer Report,” our new web-only show dedicated to everything Big Ten soccer. In the debut webisode, host Kevin Egan takes a quick glance at the Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll, catches up with Indiana men’s soccer coach Todd Yeagley to discuss the Hoosiers chances of repeating as Big Ten champs, and touches upon Yeagley’s long connection with the Indiana soccer program. Watch the debut webisode right now.