[BIG TEN: Men]
The Big Ten handed a one-game suspension to Maryland men’s head coach Sasho Cirovski
and issued a
public reprimand following the Northwestern game the Terrapins lost, 3-2, in overtime on Sunday. Maryland was fined $10,000 after Cirovski had to be restrained from approaching the officials following
the match in Evanston, Ill.
Cirovski missed Maryland's 1-0 win over VCU on Wednesday. Assistant coach Brian Rowland
handled the coaching duties.
notched a penalty kick goal in the 17th minute, his third penalty kick of the season to halt a two-game losing skid for Maryland (4-5-2, 1-2-1 Big
The winning goal by Cole Missimo
in the Northwestern game came after Joey Calistri
appeared to shove
Maryland's U.S. U-20 defender, Chris Odoi-Atsem
“I sincerely regret my actions towards the officials following our match at Northwestern on
Sunday,” Cirovski said in a statement. “I would like to personally apologize to the Big Ten Conference and vow that this will not happen again.”
This is the first year
Maryland has played in the Big Ten.