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Thirteen Big Ten men's soccer players were named to the NCAA Division I Men's All-Great Lakes Region team, including six on the first team.

Indiana's Jacob Bushue was a third-team selection after helping the Hoosiers win their 12th Big Ten Tournament Championship. He was also a second-team All-Big Ten pick. 

Tyler Arnone of Michigan was named to the first team after scoring two goals and collecting five assists. The Big Ten Midfielder of the Year was also a first-team All-Big Ten pick and was named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team.

Michigan State's Kevin Cope was a first-team all-region pick, Jay Chapman was a second-team selection and Tim Kreutz was named to the third team. Cope scored two goals and collected two assists, while Chapman tallied 18 points during the season, including three goals and eight assists. Kreutz started all 23 matches, scoring nine goals and tallying five assists. All three student-athletes earned first-team All-Big Ten honors. The Spartans advanced to the "Elite Eight" of the NCAA Tournament.

Northwestern's Joey Calistri was a named to the first team, Tyler Miller and Chris Ritter were second team selections and Nikko Boxall was a third-team all-region pick. Calistri led the Big Ten with 28 points, including 12 goals and four assists, while Miller posted eight shutouts. Ritter tallied five goals, including three game-winners, while Boxall contributed to a backline that helped the Wildcats post nine shutouts.

Andrew Wolverton of Penn State was a first-team all-region choice after collecting 76 saves and posting eight shutouts. The Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year led the Nittany Lions to the Big Ten Championship and the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament.

Wisconsin's AJ Cochran and Tomislav Zadro were both named to the Great Lakes All-Region first team, while Nick Janus was a third-team selection. Cochran, the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, anchored a backline that helped Wisconsin shut out seven opponents, and he also scored three goals. Zadro was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year after scoring four goals and collecting eight assists, while Janus scored nine goals and recorded three assists. The Badgers advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

First Team
Tyler Arnone, MICH
Kevin Cope, MSU
Joey Calistri, NU
Andrew Wolverton, PSU
AJ Cochran, WIS
Tomislav Zadro, WIS

Second Team
Jay Chapman, MSU
Tyler Miller, NU
Chris Ritter, NU

Third Team
Jacob Bushue, IND
Tim Kreutz, MSU
Nikko Boxall, NU
Nick Janus, WIS

Wisconsin's AJ Cochran was named one of 15 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy, given to the nation's top college men's soccer player. The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year led a back line that held opposing teams to just 1.29 goals per game. Cochran, who also scored three goals, started all 21 games and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection.

The MAC Hermann Trophy finalists will be named on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Men's Soccer Weekly Honors

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Top Drawer Soccer announced its Team of the Week, with Penn State's Martin Seiler and Michigan State's Kevin Cope earning spots on the team.

Seiler helped secure a pair of 1-0 wins over St. Francis Brooklyn and UC Santa Barbara, advancing the Nittany Lions to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The center back helped hold the Gauchos to just one shot on goal in the second half on Nov. 24. Penn State will face New Mexico at 7 p.m. ET on Dec. 1 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Cope assisted on Tim Kreutz's double-overtime game-winning goal versus Louisville in the second round, helping the Spartans defeat the Cardinals, 1-0. In the third round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan State will play Georgetown at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday in Washington, D.C.

Penn State's Wolverton Named Finalist for College Boot Award

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Penn State's Andrew Wolverton was named a finalist for the 2013 College Boot Award, which annually honors the top player in men's college soccer. The Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year finished the season with 69 saves, eight shutouts and a goals-against average of 0.75. Wolverton helped lead the Nittany Lions to the Big Ten Championship, and was named first-team All-Big Ten. Penn State will face New Mexico on Dec. 1 in the "Sweet 16" of the NCAA Tournament.

Fans will be able to vote for their top collegiate player until December 19. To vote, click here.

The College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the men's soccer Academic All-America teams, with Indiana's A.J. Corrado and Ohio State's Alex Ivanov earning third-team honors.

Corrado studies biology and maintains a 3.64 cumulative grade point average. Last season, he was an Academic All-District, Academic All-Big Ten and first-team All-Big Ten selection. Corrado helped lead the Hoosiers to the Big Ten Tournament title, and scored three goals to go along with seven assists this season. He was named second-team All-Big Ten.

An electric and computer engineer major, Ivanov boasts a 3.80 cumulative GPA. He is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, and is the first Buckeye in program history to be named an Academic All-American. Ivanov finished the season with 110 saves and eight shutouts, earning a spot on the All-Big Ten second team.

Two Teams Ranked in Lastest Top 25 Poll

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Two Big Ten men's soccer teams received recognition in the latest Top Drawer Soccer top 25 poll. Penn State checked in at No. 13, while Michigan State followed at No. 14.

Both teams will play in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. At 1 p.m. ET, Michigan State will face Georgetown, while Penn State will play New Mexico at 7 p.m. ET.

For the complete Top Drawer Soccer poll, click here.

Four Teams Receive NSCAA Team Academic Award

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Four Big Ten men's soccer teams earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 academic year, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced on Thursday. This award recognizes college and high school soccer programs that have excelled in the classroom, in addition to their work on the field. The Big Ten's representation is listed below. Earning the honor for both their men's and women's soccer teams were Indiana, Northwestern and Penn State.

Indiana - 3.00 GPA
Michigan State - 3.13 GPA
Northwestern - 3.26 GPA
Penn State - 3.12 GPA

Three Teams Ranked in Latest Top 25 Polls

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Three Big Ten men's soccer teams received recognition in the NSCAA/NCAA Coaches, Soccer America and Top Drawer Soccer top 25 polls, released on Tuesday.

In the coaches' poll, Michigan State checked in at No. 14, followed by No. 16 Penn State and No. 19 Wisconsin. Earning recognition for the Big Ten in the Soccer America poll was Penn State at No. 20. In the Top Drawer Soccer weekly poll, the Nittany Lions led the way at No. 15, followed by No. 16 Michigan State and No. 24 Wisconsin.

For the complete NSCAA/NCAA Coaches poll, click here.

Three Teams Ranked in Latest Top 25 Polls

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The NSCAA/NCAA Coaches, Soccer America and Top Drawer Soccer top 25 men's soccer polls were released on Tuesday, with three Big Ten teams receiving recognition.

In the coaches' poll, Wisconsin led the way at No. 13, followed by No. 16 Penn State and No. 20 Michigan State. In the Soccer America rankings, Penn State and Wisconsin checked in at No. 16 and No. 17, respectively. In the Top Drawer Soccer weekly poll, Penn State was ranked No. 12, followed by No. 15 Wisconsin and No. 16 Michigan State.

For the complete NSCAA/NCAA Coaches poll, click here.

Saturday's Results

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Saturday, Nov. 9

MICHIGAN STATE 2, MICHIGAN 0

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