Big Ten Men's Soccer Opens 2007 Season This Weekend

Eric Brunner and the rest of the Ohio State Buckeyes will take part in the first live event aired by the Big Ten Network on Friday at 5 p.m. ET.

Eric Brunner and the rest of the Ohio State Buckeyes will take part in the first live event aired by the Big Ten Network on Friday at 5 p.m. ET.

Aug. 28, 2007

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PARK RIDGE, Ill. -All seven conference squads are in action this weekend to open the 2007 season of Big Ten men's soccer. Preseason favorite Indiana, as well as Northwestern, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin, open the campaign with tournaments on their home pitch, while Penn State will travel to Columbus for the Buckeyes' Wolstein Classic.

The Big Ten Network will showcase two men's soccer games in its first weekend on the air, beginning with the live broadcast Ohio State's match against West Virginia on Friday at 5 p.m. ET, marking the network's first ever live televised event.

Defending conference champion Indiana will make its Big Ten Network debut on Sunday as the Hoosiers' 2 p.m. ET game against UCLA will be shown live.

A complete listing of men's soccer contests on the Big Ten Network will be announced at a later date.