Big Ten Men’s Soccer Opens 2017 Season
Aug. 23, 2017

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2017 Big Ten men’s soccer season gets underway this weekend, with all nine conference teams officially beginning the campaign Friday.

No. 7 Indiana will take on Cal Poly in a neutral-site match, while sixth-ranked Maryland will travel west to take on Santa Clara. Michigan will play host to William & Mary, while No. 22 Michigan State opens the season at SIUE. Northwestern will compete at home against Valparaiso, while Ohio State and Penn State play host to Pittsburgh and Hofstra, respectively. Rutgers and Wisconsin will each start their seasons on the road, with the Scarlet Knights facing No. 2 Wake Forest and the Badgers taking on Tulsa.

Last season, Maryland won the Big Ten Championship and tournament titles for the third straight season. Heading into the 2017 campaign, the Terrapins were tabbed as the Big Ten favorite in the Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll.

Below is this week’s schedule:

DATE

GAME

LOCATION

TIME (ET)

Aug. 25, 2017 

Cal Poly vs. #7 Indiana

South Bend, IN

4:00 p.m. 

 

William & Mary at Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

6:00 p.m. 

 

Pittsburgh at Ohio State (BTN Plus)

Columbus, OH

6:00 p.m. 

 

Hofstra at Penn State (BTN Plus)

University Park, PA

6:00 p.m. 

 

Rutgers at #2 Wake Forest

Winston-Salem, NC

6:00 p.m. 

 

Valparaiso at Northwestern (BTN Plus)

Evanston, IL

7:00 p.m. 

 

#22 Michigan State at SIUE

Edwardsville, IL

7:00 p.m. 

 

Wisconsin at Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

7:00 p.m. 

 

#6 Maryland at Santa Clara

Santa Clara, CA

9:30 p.m. 

Aug. 27, 2017 

FIU at Ohio State (BTN Plus)

Columbus, OH

6:00 p.m. 

 

#22 Michigan State at Saint Louis

St. Louis, MO

6:00 p.m. 

 

Rutgers at #4 North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC

7:00 p.m. 

 

Wisconsin at Oral Roberts

Tulsa, OK

7:00 p.m. 

 

Northwestern at UMKC

Kansas City, MO

7:00 p.m. 

Aug. 28, 2017 

Hofstra at #6 Maryland (BTN Plus)

College Park, MD

6:00 p.m. 

 

Valparaiso at Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

6:00 p.m.