Men’s soccer: Badgers dominate in 3-0 shutout of Buckeyes

first_imgOne week after finishing their regular season with a 2-1 victory at home over Ohio State University, the No. 20 University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team found themselves in a similar position Sunday.Starting the Big Ten post-season tournament, the Badgers once again took to the McClimon Soccer Complex to face the Buckeyes. The stage only elevated the Badgers to new level, taking care of the visitors with a 3-0 victory to advance to the conference semifinals.The two teams were tied 0-0 going into the locker rooms at halftime, but the Badgers were able to breakthrough early in the second half. In the 53rd minute, junior forward Mark Segbers was able to find teammate Tom Barlow to open up the scoring.The floodgates only widened from there, as the Badgers once again found the back of the net several minutes later when Elan Koenig put in his first goal of the season off a deflection in the box in the 57th minute.Men’s soccer: No. 24 Badgers cruise to a 3-1 win over Western IllinoisThe No. 24 University of Wisconsin-Madison’s men’s soccer team came away with a 3-1 victory yesterday evening over visiting Western Read…The score would remain at 2-0 until later in the match when UW scored their third goal of the afternoon, which all but officially ended the season for the Buckeyes. The final goal came on a counter strike after a shot by Ohio State forward Nate Kohl in the 79th minute. Barlow found Christopher Mueller for his seventh goal of the season to end the scoring of the night at 3-0.Looking at the scoring times, it appeared the two teams were playing a tight game in the first half. But a closer look would reveal dominant play by the Badgers as they out shot the Buckeyes by a margin of 8-2 and were rewarded with three corner kicks to Ohio State’s two. The attacking nature of UW forced the Buckeyes to play more aggressively than they preferred, leading to six fouls for OSU compared to only two on the Badgers.Defensively, the Badgers were never in serious danger as keeper Phillip Schilling was only forced to make four saves on the night and kept his opponents away from the back of the net. The clean sheet was his ninth of the season and fourth in the past five games.Men’s soccer: Wisconsin finishes year unbeaten at home after 2-1 win over BuckeyesThe University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team completed the season undefeated at home Sunday with a 2-1 win over Ohio Read…The Badgers will look to advance to the Big Ten championship match when they face Indiana this Friday on a neutral field at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana.last_img read more

Three Dead, 22 Hurt at Homecoming

first_imgSTILLWATER, OK— A woman arrested on a DUI charge crashed into a crowd of spectators Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three people and injuring nearly two dozen others, police said.Stillwater police Capt. Kyle Gibbs said the woman’s sedan plowed into an unoccupied motorcycle of an officer who was working security at the parade, then into the crowd. The driver of the sedan was taken into custody on a driving under the influence charge, Gibbs said.Gibbs said three people were killed and 22 were injured in the crash Saturday morning, including eight who were airlifted to hospitals with critical injuries.Police said Adacia Chambers, 25, was taken into custody on the DUI charge. Her hometown was not released.“We treat these like we would any homicide investigation,” Gibbs said. “It’ll probably take several days to get additional information as to the cause of the accident”Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis said there had been discussion about canceling the homecoming game Saturday afternoon against Kansas but that it would be played. The victims were expected to be remembered with a moment of silence.Dave Kapple of Houston told the Stillwater News Press that he and his son were about 10 feet away when they saw the vehicle barreling into the crowd.“We heard somebody scream, ‘Look out!.’ (The driver) plowed through a police motorcycle, and then a crowd of people,” Kapple said. “People were flying everywhere.”Konda Walker, from Anchorage, Alaska, was attending the festivities ahead of the homecoming game.“At first we thought it was part of the show,” Walker told the News Press. “People were flying 30 feet into the air like rag dolls.”Phone calls to Oklahoma State officials were not immediately returned.The university posted on Twitter: “Oklahoma State University is saddened by the tragic parade incident earlier this morning. Our thoughts & prayers are with those affected.”It’s not the first tragedy to strike events connected to Oklahoma State spots programs. Ten people, including two OSU men’s basketball players, were killed in a 2001 plane crash while returning from a game in Colorado. And Oklahoma State women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna were among four killed in a plane crash in Arkansas in 2011 while on a recruiting trip.“The families, I know, and these victims will never be able to understand this, nor will we,” Hargis said. “But the Cowboy family pulls together, unfortunately we’ve had to do it before and were going to do it again.” TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more