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Thursday's Schedule

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Thursday, Sept. 26

INDIANA at OHIO STATE (rv) - 3 p.m. ET

Five Teams Ranked in Latest Top 25 Polls

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The latest NSCAA/NCAA Coaches, Top Drawer Soccer and Soccer America top 25 women's soccer polls were released. Big Ten teams earning recognition in the polls included Penn State, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio State.

In the coaches poll, Penn State was ranked No. 8, followed by No. 13 Michigan and No. 18 Wisconsin. Nebraska and Ohio State also received votes in the poll.

In Soccer America's poll, Penn State checked in at No. 9, followed by No. 17 Michigan. Indiana made its season debut in the poll, and is ranked No. 24.

In Top Drawer's weekly poll, Penn State, Wisconsin and Ohio State were ranked No. 7, No. 24 and No. 25, respectively. Michigan improved from No. 15 to No. 13, while Indiana received votes in the poll.

Penn State earned its No. 9 ranking after defeating Northwestern, 3-2, in double overtime on Sept. 20. On Sept. 22, Michigan defeated Iowa, 2-1, in its first conference match.

Indiana earned its appearance in the Soccer America top 25 poll after shutting out both Xavier (3-0) and Minnesota (1-0) last week. Wisconsin defeated Purdue in its conference opener, and Ohio State opened Big Ten play with a 1-1, double-overtime draw against Illinois on Sept. 20. Nebraska earned top 25 votes after its 1-0 win over Michigan State on Sept. 19.

Big Ten play will resume this week, with Indiana playing at Ohio State on Thursday. On Friday, 10 teams will face conference opponents.

National Statistics Roundup

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In the updated NCAA women's soccer statistical rankings released on Monday, eight Big Ten teams and 12 individual players earned top 25 recognition. Below is a complete list of the season's rankings, including 10 Big Ten placements in the top five.

Assists Per Game
3. Michigan - 3.25
7. Purdue - 3.11
T9. Penn State - 2.89
T9. Illinois - 2.89
15. Ohio State - 2.56
19. Wisconsin - 2.50
24. Indiana - 2.33

Goals-Against Average
2. Indiana - .217

Points Per Game
6. Illinois - 9.33
9. Purdue - 9.11
10. Penn State - 8.89
12. Wisconsin - 8.50
14. Michigan - 8.25

Save Percentage
5. Indiana - .917

Scoring Offense
7. Illinois - 3.22
T8. Wisconsin - 3.00
T8. Penn State - 3.00
T8. Purdue - 3.00

Won-Lost-Tied Percentage
2. Indiana - .944
8. Iowa - .889
14. Michigan - .875
20. Penn State - .833

Goals Per Game
7. Maya Hayes, PSU - 1.111
13. Jannelle Flaws, ILL - 1.000

Goals-Against Average
3. Shannon Flower, IND - .217
16. Jillian McVicker, OSU - .406

Points Per Game
5. Maya Hayes, PSU - 2.56
15. Nkem Ezurike, MICH - 2.25
23. Maddie Williams, PUR - 2.13
25. Jannelle Flaws, ILL - 2.11

Save Percentage
6. Shannon Flower, IND - .917
11. Jillian McVicker, OSU - .905

Total Assists
2. Hadley Stuart, PUR - 8
8. Kinley McNicoll, WIS - 7
T16. Vanessa DiBernardo, ILL - 6
T16. Nkem Ezurike, MICH - 6
T16. Alex Hairston, PUR - 6
T16. Rose Lavelle, WIS - 6
T16. Raquel Rodriguez, PSU - 6

Total Goals
4. Maya Hayes, PSU - 10
10. Jannelle Flaws, ILL - 9

Total Points
5. Maya Hayes, PSU - 23
20. Jannelle Flaws, ILL - 19

Sunday's Results

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Sunday, Sept. 22
No. 24 WISCONSIN 3, PURDUE 1
No. 15 MICHIGAN 2, IOWA 1
NEBRASKA 2, No. 14 Denver 1

Sunday's Schedule

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Sunday, Sept. 22

No. 24 WISCONSIN at PURDUE - 1 p.m. ET

No. 15 MICHIGAN at IOWA - 1 p.m. ET

NO. 14 Denver at NEBRASKA - 2 p.m. ET

Saturday's Results

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Saturday, Sept. 21

INDIANA 1, MINNESOTA 0

Saturday's Schedule

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Saturday, Sept. 21
MINNESOTA (rv) at INDIANA - 6 p.m. ET

Friday's Results

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Friday, Sept. 20
ILLINOIS 1, OHIO STATE 1 (2 OT)
PENN STATE 3, NORTHWESTERN 2 (2 OT)

Friday's Schedule

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Friday, Sept. 20

ILLINOIS at OHIO STATE (rv) - 5 p.m. ET

NORTHWESTERN at No. 9 PENN STATE - 7 p.m. ET

Thursday's Results

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Thursday, Sept. 19
NEBRASKA 1, MICHIGAN STATE 0