Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament Central
Nov. 4, 2012
Penn State Earns Second Consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship
The No. 1 seeded Penn State field hockey team claimed its second consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship Sunday afternoon with the 2-0 defeat of No. 3 seed Michigan. It is the sixth Championship Title for the Nittany Lions (17-3, 5-1 Big Ten), more than any other school in the history of the Big Ten. The Lions earn the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championship Tournament. RECAP
2012 All-Tournament Team
MVP: Kelsey Amy
Michigan Shuts Out Indiana, Will Play Penn State in Big Ten Final Sunday
The No. 3 seed Michigan field hockey team used strong defensive play and a second-half surge to claim a 3-0 decision against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament seimfinal round on Friday evening (Nov. 2) at Iowa's Grant Field. RECAP
Penn State Heads to Big Ten Championship Game with 3-2 Win over Iowa
After a 3-2 victory over No. 4 seeded Iowa on Friday afternoon, the No. 1 seeded Penn State field hockey team will advance to the Big Ten Tournament Championship for the second consecutive year. The Nittany Lions, 16-3 overall, will take on the winner of the No. 13 Michigan-Indiana semifinal contest. The Championship game will take place on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET and will be aired by the Big Ten Network. RECAP
The semifinals of the Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. CT today, with No. 1 seed Penn State taking on No. 4 Iowa. At approximately 4 p.m., No. 3 Michigan faces No. 7 Indiana.
Michigan Advances Past Ohio State, Will Face Indiana on Friday
The No. 13-ranked University of Michigan field hockey team took advantage of a redirection goal deep early in the second half to earn a 1-0 victory against Ohio State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday afternoon (Nov. 1) at Iowa's Grant Field. The victory extended U-M's win streak to seven straight games. RECAP
The Indiana field hockey team continued its winning ways against Northwestern in postseason play, as the No. 7 seeded Hoosiers upset the No. 2 seeded Wildcats, 4-0, in the quarterfinal game of the 2012 Big Ten Tournament in Iowa City, Iowa this afternoon. The win improves the Hoosiers' record to 3-0 against NU in Big Ten Tournament play and is the first postseason win for IU since 2009, where Indiana defeated Penn State, 3-1, in the semifinal round and went on to play in the championship game. RECAP
Freshman Natalie Cafone's game-winning goal in the 80th minute lifted the 11th-ranked University of Iowa field hockey team to a 2-1 overtime victory over No. 22 Michigan State on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Big Ten Tournament at Grant Field. The Hawkeyes will next face top-seeded Penn State in a Friday semifinal. RECAP
The Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament is underway at Grant Field in Iowa City, Iowa., with No. 4 seed Iowa taking on No. 5 Michigan State. For a full schedule of events, please select the Tournament Central link above.