Fall Olympic sports to appear 12 times on Big Ten Network

August 07, 2008

University Park, Pa. — Four Penn State Olympic sports will be represented this fall on the Big Ten Network. Men's soccer, women's soccer, field hockey and women's volleyball will be showcased in at least 12 contests during the regular season beginning in September.

Men's soccer will be featured at Jeffrey Field against Bucknell on Sept. 7 and will take to the road to face Northwestern on the Network on Oct. 4.

Field hockey, national runners-up a year ago, will take on Ohio State on Sept. 28 in Columbus, Ohio, and will also square off against Iowa at home on Oct. 10 in televised contests.

The 10-time defending Big Ten champion women's soccer team will be featured in two Network contests, meeting up with Notre Dame at home on Sept. 21 and hosting Wisconsin on Oct. 5.

Women's volleyball, the defending NCAA and Big Ten champions, will have six Big Ten Network matches and also have a contest on ESPN2. On the Network, the Nittany Lions visit Indiana on Oct. 1, host Michigan State on Oct. 4, travel to Minnesota on Oct. 11, host Indiana on Nov. 5, take on Purdue in West Lafayette on Nov. 15 and welcome Wisconsin on Nov. 22, with the possibility of another wildcard match the weekend of Nov. 28-29. Penn State and Wisconsin will square off in Madison on Friday, Oct. 24 in a match that will air on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

For the full listing of Big Ten Network Olympic television schedules, please visit the Big Ten Network's site.

Penn State Fall Olympic Sports Television Schedule
Men's Soccer
9/7 vs. Bucknell, live at 3:30 p.m. ET
10/4 at Northwestern, live at 4:30 p.m. ET

Field Hockey
9/28 at Ohio State (same day delay, airs at 4:00 p.m. ET)
10/10 vs. Iowa (same day delay, airs at 6:00 p.m. ET)

Women's Soccer

9/21 vs. Notre Dame, live at 1:00 p.m. ET
10/5 vs. Wisconsin, live at 12:00 p.m. ET

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Last Updated November 18, 2010