2013 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Central
Nov. 21, 2013
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Michigan State Falls to Notre Dame, 2-1
Third-seeded Notre Dame defeated 11th-seeded Michigan State, 2-1, in Saturday's quarterfinal game in South Bend, Ind. The Fighting Irish scored the first two goals of the game, while Spartans' Jay Chapman scored in the 58th minute. Michigan State finished its season with a 14-6-3 mark.
In the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan State will take on third-seeded Notre Dame at 7 p.m. ET in South Bend, Ind. With a win, the Spartans would advance to the College Cup and play the winner of the New Mexico-Washington match in the semifinal round.
Penn State Falls to New Mexico, 2-0
New Mexio defeated Penn State, 2-0, in Sunday's third round of the NCAA Tournament. The Nittany Lions finished their season with a 13-6-2 mark.
Michigan State Defeats Georgetown, 1-0
Michigan State advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament with its 1-0 win over Georgetown on Sunday. Adam Montague scored the lone goal of the game in the 28th minute. The Spartans will face third-seeded Notre Dame at 7 p.m. ET on Dec. 7.
The third round of the NCAA Tournament begins Sunday, with Michigan State facing Georgetown at 1 p.m. ET, and Penn State taking on New Mexico at 7 p.m. ET.
Sunday, Dec. 1
Penn State Edges UC Santa Barbara, 1-0
Penn State defeated UC Santa Barbara, 1-0, on Sunday. Connor Maloney scored the game's lone goal in the 77th minute, advancing the Nittany Lions to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Penn State will face New Mexico on Dec. 1.
Wisconsin Falls to Notre Dame, 4-0
Third-seeded Notre Dame defeated Wisconsin, 4-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Badgers finished their season with a 14-5-2 mark.
Michigan State Advances After Defeating Louisville, 1-0, in Double Overtime
Michigan State advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament after defeating Louisville, 1-0. In a double-overtime thriller, Tim Kreutz scored the game-winning goal in the 106th minute of the game. The Spartans will face Georgetown on Dec. 1.
Michigan State, Penn State and Wisconsin will all play their second-round games on Sunday. Michigan State, which earned a first-round bye, will face Louisville at 1 p.m. ET, while Wisconsin will play Notre Dame at 7 p.m. ET. Penn State will collide with UC Santa Barbara at 9 p.m. ET.
Sunday, Nov. 24
Bradley Defeats Northwestern, 3-2, in Overtime
Northwestern fell to Bradley, 3-2, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Nikko Boxall and Grant Wilson both scored for the Wildcats, but Bradley's Wojciech Wojcik scored the game-winning goal in overtime.
Wisconsin Tops Milwaukee, 1-0
Wisconsin advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after Chris Prince scored the game-winning goal in the 12th minute. The Badgers extended their home unbeaten streak to 14 games, which leads the nation. Wisconsin will face third-seeded Notre Dame on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET.
Indiana Falls to Akron, 3-2
Akron jumped out to an early three-goal lead in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Indiana's Dylan Lax and Jacob Bushue found the back of the net in the 51st and 52nd minute, but the Hoosiers fell to the Zips, 3-2.
Penn State Advances after Edging St. Francis Brooklyn, 1-0
Penn State advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after defeating St. Francis Brooklyn, 1-0, on Thursday. Eli Dennis scored the lone goal of the game in the 36th minute. The Nittany Lions will face No. 10 UC Santa Barbara on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.
The Indiana-Akron and Penn State-St. Francis Brooklyn matches are underway. At 8 p.m. ET, Northwestern will entertain Bradley, while Wisconsin will face Milwaukee.
Five Big Ten men's soccer teams earned berths to the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship. Indiana, Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State and Wisconsin all secured bids, marking the fourth time in the last six years the Big Ten has earned five NCAA Tournament berths.