Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, October 30, 2015

Penn State clinched a share of the Big Ten Championship and earned the No. 1 seed in the 2015 Big Ten Women?s Soccer Tournament with its 3-1 win over Michigan on Wednesday. The Nittany Lions are co-champions with Wisconsin, marking Penn State?s 17th title. The conference tournament champion will earn the Big Ten?s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

The Nittany Lions finished the season with an 8-2-1 conference record and earned the No. 1 seed in the tournament with its 4-0 victory over Wisconsin during the regular season. Penn State will host No. 8 Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday (watch it here).

Wisconsin garnered the No. 2 seed in the tournament after concluding the Big Ten season with an 8-2-1 record, and a share of the Big Ten Championship. The Badgers will face No. 7 Ohio State in the third quarterfinal match at 1 p.m. ET in Madison, Wisconsin (watch it here). Wisconsin and Ohio State played to a 0-0 draw in the last meeting on Sept. 20.

Rutgers secured the No. 3 seed after concluding the conference season with a 7-2-2 record. The Scarlet Knights will challenge sixth-seeded Minnesota in the quarterfinals on Sunday at 1 p.m. (watch it here). Rutgers defeated Minnesota, 3-1, on Oct. 23.

Northwestern finished the season with a 7-3-1 conference record, earning the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament. The Wildcats will take on fifth-seeded Michigan in the quarterfinals on Sunday at 1 p.m. Michigan defeated the Wildcats, 1-0, on Oct. 8.

Following Sunday?s quarterfinals, hosted by the top four seeds, the tourney will continue with the semifinals on Friday, Nov. 6 and the Championship game on Sunday, Nov. 8.

The semifinals will air live on BTN on Friday, the first at 3:30 p.m. ET (watch it here), and the second at 6 p.m. (watch it here).

The final will air live at 2 p.m. on BTN (watch it here). Follow all the Big Ten Tournament action at and on Twitter @bigtenchamps.

View the full bracket below:

Big Ten WS Bracket

Television Coverage

Quarterfinal 1, featuring Illinois and Penn State, will broadcast live on BTN at 3 p.m. ET on Nov. 1. The semifinals will air live on BTN on Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., and the Championship Match will air live on BTN on Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.