WESTFIELD, Ind. – The top-seeded Maryland men’s soccer team won its third consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship after defeating Wisconsin, 2-1, in Sunday’s championship game at Grand Park.
With the win, the Terrapins earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Maryland will make its 16th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, and 34th trip in program history.
The Terps’ D.J. Reeves scored the opening goal in the second minute, with Suli Dainkeh providing the assist. Wisconsin responded in the 12th minute, after Tom Barlow slipped a ball past Maryland goalkeeper Cody Niedermeier. Sebastian Elney headed-in the Terrapins’ game-winning goal in the 43rd minute following a corner kick from Jorge Calix. Niedermeier ended the game with seven saves.
The NCAA Selection Show will air live on NCAA.com on Monday, Nov. 14, beginning at 1 p.m. ET.
Francesco Moore, Indiana
Alex Crognale, Maryland
Cody Niedermeier, Maryland
Gordon Wild, Maryland
Francis Atuahene, Michigan
Dewey Lewis, Michigan State
Nate Dearth, Northwestern
Niall Logue, Ohio State
Robby Sagel, Penn State
Tom Barlow, Wisconsin
Philipp Schilling, Wisconsin
Offensive Player of the Tournament: Gordon Wild, Maryland
Defensive Player of the Tournament: Alex Crognale, Maryland