Three Big Ten women's rowing teams are ranked in the latest CRCA/USRowing Coaches Poll, released on Wednesday. Ohio State
leads ranked conference squads, jumping a spot to No. 3. Michigan
stays put at No. 13, while Wisconsin
checks in at No. 16. Iowa, Michigan State
are receiving votes.
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at Ohio State
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Iowa State at Minnesota (DH), 5 p.m.
Creighton at Nebraska, 7 p.m.
Kent State at Penn State (DH), 3 p.m., BTN.com
Valparaiso at Purdue, 4 p.m.
Green Bay at Wisconsin (DH), 4 p.m.
Illinois 8, Iowa 5 (Game 1); Illinois 6, Iowa 3
The Fighting Illini swung hot bats tonight in Iowa City, hitting .350 with 21 hits and 14 runs en route to a pair of victories over the University of Iowa. The Orange and Blue used an eight-run second inning to defeat the Hawkeyes, 8-5, in game one, then put up a pair of three spots in the nightcap to complete the sweep with a 6-3 win. All nine Illini in the batting order had a hit and scored a run tonight, with seven different Illini driving in at least one run. With the sweep, the Illini improve to 16-25 (6-11 Big Ten), while Iowa falls to 24-21 (4-13 Big Ten). RECAP
Ball State 5, Indiana 2
Michigan 11, Central Michigan 0
INDIANA 5, Eastern Kentucky 2
Eastern Michigan 15, MICHIGAN 10
PENN STATE 7, La Salle 4
Eight Big Ten women's tennis teams appear in the latest Campbell's/ITA National Rankings, released on Tuesday. The conference is led by No. 6 Michigan, No. 15 Northwestern, No. 16 Nebraska and No. 28 Purdue in the top 30. Indiana sits at No. 38, while Illinois checks in at No. 43. Penn State is No. 44 and Ohio State ranks No. 70.
Individually, 12 Big Ten women's tennis players and 10 doubles pairs have been ranked nationally in the ITA poll. The complete list of ranked conference singles and doubles players can be found below.
11. Mary Weatherholt, NEB
25. Emina Bektas, MICH
48. Ronit Yurovsky, MICH
51. kate Turvy, NU
61. Kelsey Dieters, OSU
69. Petra Januskova, PSU
89. Ruth Seaborne, IOWA
98. Sarah Lee, MICH
103. Katie Klyczek, IND
110. Leslie Hureau, IND
111. Melissa Kopinski, ILL
117. Allison Falkin, ILL
3. Patricia Veresova/Mary Weatherholt, NEB
7. Brooke Bolender/Emina Bektas, MICH
14. Linda Abu Mushefova/Nida Hamilton, NU
24. Petra Januskova/Chelsea Utting, PSU
25. Melissa Kopinski/Rachael White, ILL
27. Krisztina Kapitany/Mara Schmidt, PUR
43. Ruth Seaborne/Morven McCulloch, IOWA
63. Ronit Yurovsky/Sarah Lee, MICH
82. Janine Weinreich/Stefanie Weinstein, NEB
83. Brooke Bolender/Ronit Yurovsky, MICH
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Ten Big Ten men's tennis teams appear in the latest Campbell's/ITA National Rankings, released on Tuesday. Ohio State
leads conference squads in the poll, coming in at No. 4. Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Northwestern
and Michigan State
also rank in the top 50, coming in at No. 23, No. 29, No. 36, No. 37 and No. 45, respectively. Indiana
checks in at No. 56 followed by No. 59 Wisconsin
and No. 70 Purdue. Nebraska
rounds out conference teams in the poll at No. 72.
Individually, 13 Big Ten men's tennis players and 12 doubles pairs have been ranked nationally in the ITA poll. The complete list of Big Ten singles and doubles players can be found below.
9. Peter Kobelt, OSU
11. Evan King, MICH
12. Blaz Rola, OSU
31. Jared Hiltzik, ILL
50. Rok Bonin, MINN
67. Connor Smith, OSU
79. Leandro Toledo, MINN
87. Raleigh Smith, NU
88. Devin McCarthy, OSU
95. Chris Diaz, OSU
115. Aaron Pfister, MSU
123. Vlad Stefan, MICH
124. Sam Monette, IND
13. Tim Kopinski/Ross Guignon, ILL
14. Peter Kobelt/Connor Smith, OSU
21. Sam Monette/Isade Juneau, IND
30. Evan King/Shaun Bernstein, MICH
47. Blaz Rola/Kevin Metka, OSU
49. Alex Buzzi/Evan King, MICH
62. Josh MacTaggart/Isade Juneau, IND
73. Tim Kopinski/Farris Gosea, ILL
75. Devin McCarthy/Ille Van Engelen, OSU
78. Alex Kostanov/Billy Bertha, WIS
85. Jared Hiltzik/Alex Jesse, ILL
89. Szymon Tatarczky/Krisztian Krocsko, PUR
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Ball State at Indiana, 6 p.m., BTN.com
Central Michigan at Michigan, 6 p.m., BTN.com
Five Big Ten teams are receiving votes in the national rankings this week. Michigan remains in the top 10 in both the USA Softball and NFCA polls, appearing at No. 9. Nebraska is tied for 16th in the USA Softball poll and ranked 20th in the NFCA standings. Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin each are receiving votes in the USA Softball poll and Wisconsin appears outside the NFCA top 25.
Penn State's Matt Brown has been named an NCAA Elite 89 Award recipient, presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 88 championships, it was announced on Tuesday. The Elite 89 recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individuals who have reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. Additionally, Ohio State's Max Stearns was named an NCAA Elite 89 recipient for fencing.
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Three Big Ten baseball teams are ranked or receiving votes in three out
of four national polls. Click the links below to view each complete set
of rankings.Baseball America
Michigan State (RV)
Ohio State (RV)ESPN/USA Today