Indiana clinched the Big Ten regular-season title without playing a game when its match against Maryland was cancelled.
The Hoosiers have won the regular-season title in each of the last three seasons and 17 times in the 31 years the Big Ten has sponsored men's soccer. The three-peat is the first for IU since claiming nine consecutive championships from 1996-2004. Big Ten men's quarterfinals (April 10):
No. 1 Indiana (7-1-0) vs. No. 8 Northwestern (2-7-1)
No. 2 Penn State (6-1-1) vs. No. 7 Ohio State (3-5-1)
No. 3 Michigan (5-3-1) vs. No. 6 Michigan State (4-6-0)
No. 4 Maryland (4-3-1) vs. No. 5 Rutgers (4-4-0) ACC |
The showdown between Clemson (12-2-2) and Wake Forest (11-2-2) drew 1,000 fans at Historic Riggs Field, but the two teams had to settle for a 0-0 tie. Clemson won the ACC fall title and is assured of playing in the conference championship game to decide its automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers lead the Atlantic Division with a 4-0-1 record. If they win the division title, the Coastal Division winner will advance automatically to the championship game. Pitt (4-1-0) leads North Carolina (3-1-1) with one game to play. America East |
New Hampshire and Vermont both remained unbeaten in conference play and within their division. Swede Linus Fallberg
scored two goals to lead UNH to a 4-1 win over UMass Lowell. The Catamounts, 2-0 winners over UAlbany on goals by Jonathan Bryant
and Zach Barrett
, host the Wildcats in their regular-season finale in Burlington on Friday. CAA |
James Madison head coach Paul Zazenski
won his 100th career game when the Dukes beat William & Mary, 1-0, on sophomore Clay Obara
's goal in the 66th minute. JMU is 4-0-1 (3-0-0 in conference play).