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Friday's Results

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Friday, Oct. 25

No. 21 NEBRASKA 1, OHIO STATE 0

No. 10 MICHIGAN 2, ILLINOIS 0

MICHIGAN STATE 2, NORTHWESTERN 1

IOWA 3, No. 16 PENN STATE 2

Friday's Schedule

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Friday, Oct. 25

OHIO STATE at No. 21 NEBRASKA - 4 p.m. ET

No. 10 MICHIGAN at ILLINOIS - 8 p.m. ET

MICHIGAN STATE at NORTHWESTERN - 8 p.m. ET

No. 16 PENN STATE at IOWA - 8 p.m. ET

Thursday's Results

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Thursday, Oct. 24

INDIANA 2, PURDUE 1

MINNESOTA 1, WISCONSIN (rv) 0

Thursday's Schedule

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Thursday, Oct. 24

INDIANA at PURDUE - 7 p.m. ET

MINNESOTA at WISCONSIN - 8 p.m. ET

Big Ten Women's Soccer Weekly Accolades

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Top Drawer Soccer, CollegeSoccer360.com and College Sports Madness revealed the latest women's soccer weekly honors. Garnering recognition from the Big Ten included Michigan's Nkem Ezurike, Nebraska's Emma Stevens, Ohio State's Nichelle Prince and Penn State's Brittany Basinger and Maya Hayes.

A trio of Big Ten players were named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week. Ezurike scored the lone goal in Michigan's 1-0 shutout of Indiana on Oct. 18, and collected two goals in the Wolverines' 3-1 defeat of Purdue on Oct. 20. She became Michigan's all-time scoring leader, reaching 45 career goals. Ezurike also earned Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week honors.

Stevens, who recorded 12 saves in a pair of Big Ten matches, helped the Cornhuskers defeat Wisconsin, 2-1, in double overtime (Oct. 18) and shut out Minnesota, 1-0, in Minneapolis (Oct. 20). She became Nebraska's all-times saves leader, reaching 245 career saves.

Hayes scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Penn State's 4-2 victory over Ohio State (Oct. 17), and collected one goal in the Nittany Lions' 5-0 shutout of Illinois (Oct. 20).

CollegeSoccer360.com announced its Primetime Players of the Week, with Stevens and Basinger being named to the team.

Prince picked up College Sports Madness Big Ten Player of the Week honors after recording a hat trick in Ohio State's 6-1 win over Northwestern (Oct. 20), and collecting one goal in the Buckeyes' 4-2 loss to Penn State (Oct. 17).

Ezurike, Stevens, Prince and Hayes were all named Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday.

In Big Ten women's soccer this week, Purdue will host Indiana, while Minnesota will travel to Wisconsin on Thursday. On Friday, Ohio State will face Nebraska, Illinois will entertain Michigan, Michigan State will compete at Northwestern and Penn State will collide with Iowa.

Four Teams Recognized in Latest Top 25 Polls

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The latest NSCAA/NCAA Coaches, Soccer America and Top Drawer Soccer top 25 women's soccer polls were released. Earning recognition from the Big Ten in the respective polls were Michigan, Penn State, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

In the coaches' poll, Michigan checked in at No. 10, followed by No. 16 Penn State and No. 21 Nebraska. Wisconsin also received votes in the poll. Michigan landed at No. 10, followed by Penn State and Nebraska at No. 17 and No. 18, respectively, in the Soccer America Poll. In the Top Drawer Soccer poll, Penn State topped the list at No. 9, followed by No. 13 Michigan and No. 24 Nebraska.

The Wolverines led the way in the coaches' poll after winning their fifth-straight game against a Big Ten opponent, a 3-1 win over Purdue in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Oct. 20. Penn State improved in all three polls after shutting out Illinois, 5-0, in University Park, Pa., on Oct. 20. Nebraska leads the Big Ten after recording a pair of road wins against Wisconsin (2-1) and Minnesota (1-0). Wisconsin earned votes following a weekend split against Nebraska and Iowa.

With a full lineup on Sunday, all 12 Big Ten squads will face conference opponents this week.

Sunday's Results

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Sunday, Oct. 20

INDIANA 3, MICHIGAN STATE 2

OHIO STATE 6, NORTHWESTERN 1

No. 17 PENN STATE 5, ILLINOIS 0

WISCONSIN 2, IOWA 1

No. 22 NEBRASKA 1, MINNESOTA 0

No. 12 MICHIGAN 3, PURDUE 1

Sunday's Schedule

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Sunday, Oct. 20

INDIANA at MICHIGAN STATE - 12 p.m. ET

NORTHWESTERN at OHIO STATE - 12 p.m. ET

ILLINOIS at No. 17 PENN STATE - 1 p.m. ET (Game will air on BTN)

IOWA at WISCONSIN (rv) - 2 p.m. ET

No. 22 NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA - 2 p.m. ET

PURDUE at No. 12 MICHIGAN - 3 p.m. ET

Friday's Results

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Friday, Oct. 18

MICHIGAN STATE 4, PURDUE 0

MICHIGAN 1, INDIANA 0

IOWA 2, MINNESOTA 2 (2 OT)

NEBRASKA 2, WISCONSIN 1 (2 OT)

National Statistics Roundup

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Six Big Ten teams and student-athletes earned top 25 recognition in the updated NCAA women's soccer statistical rankings released on Friday. Below is a list of the season's rankings, including 15 placements within the top 10.

Team
Assists per Game
7. Penn State - 2.60
8. Illinois - 2.53
9. Purdue - 2.50
13. Ohio State - 2.33
17. Michigan - 2.31
20. Indiana - 2.21

Goals per Game
4. Penn State - 2.87
6. Illinois - 2.73

Points
4. Penn State - 8.33
6. Illinois - 8.00
18. Purdue - 6.93

Individual
Goals per Game
1. Jannelle Flaws, ILL - 1.20
6. Maya Hayes, PSU - 1.00

Goals-Against Average
20. Taylor Bucklin, MICH - .535

Points per Game
3. Janelle Flaws, ILL - 2.47
4. Maya Hayes, PSU - 2.33

Total Assists
12. Kinley McNicoll, WIS - 9
12. Hadley Stuart, PUR - 9
21. Alex Hairston, PUR - 8

Total Goals
1. Janelle Flaws, ILL - 18
3. Maya Hayes, PSU - 15

Total Points
1. Janelle Flaws, ILL - 37
2. Maya Hayes, PSU - 35

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