Iñaki Iribarren found the back of the net twice off of Andrew Akindele assists, and the Badgers took down in-state rival UW-Milwaukee 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Friday, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers (0-4-1 Big Ten, 2-10-2 overall) face the Michigan Wolverines (2-1-2 Big Ten, 7-4-3 Overall) at Michigan. The Badgers are coming off a close 1-2 loss to Penn State this week, while Michigan won in a close game 1-0 against Notre Dame in their last outing.
The Wisconsin Badgers hosted the Penn State Nittany Lions for a 7 p.m. kickoff at the McClimon sports complex on Saturday. The Nittany Lions came into the game looking to extend their winning streak to three straight games, while the Badgers came into the game trying to turn around a recent sticky run of form.
Elan Koenig has seen a lot during his five year career at Wisconsin. From his first season — when the Badgers won three games — to a historic Big Ten championship in 2017, the redshirt senior defender thought he had been through it all.
After the Wisconsin Badgers men’s soccer team (6-2 Big Ten, 10-6-2 overall) lost 1-0 to the Michigan Wolverines (4-2-2, 12-4-2) in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinal, their NCAA Tournament fate is out of their hands. Michigan got the opening goal in the 23rd minute.
The second-seed Wisconsin Badgers men’s soccer team (6-2-0 Big Ten, 10-5-2 overall) overcame two two-goal deficits and wet conditions to dominate the seventh-seed Rutgers Scarlet Knights (2-6-0, 4-12-1) by a score of 6-3 as they advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
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“We’re getting better every game,” Isaac Schlenker said. “We’re just trying to keep this momentum going and keep improving as a team because we are.” Wisconsin soccer’s senior captain said that after Wisconsin’s lone draw in its last nine games.
The Wisconsin men’s soccer team (6-2-0 Big Ten, 9-5-2 overall) has a habit of keeping their fans waiting until the last moment to finish off their opponents.
Lighting struck twice for the Badgers, once again from the boot of Noah Melick. For the second straight game, Melick scored a fantastic strike in double overtime, propelling the Wisconsin Badgers (5-2-0 Big Ten, 8-5-2 overall) to a 2-1 over the Northwestern Wildcats (0-5-3, 4-8-5). Melick’s second straight game-winning goal in overtime came in a similar one from his stunner against Michigan. A long ball from junior defender Zach Klacnick bounced into the path of the freshman forward at the edge of the box.
Noah Melick’s stunning game-winning goal in double overtime against the No. 18 Michigan Wolverines (3-2-1 Big Ten, 9-4-1 overall) sparked incredible celebrations for the Wisconsin Badgers (4-2, 7-5-2) as pulled off a 1-0 upset. A hopeful ball by junior midfielder Duncan Storey found Melick running into space in the 108th minute.
The Wisconsin men’s soccer team (3-1-0 Big Ten, 6-4-2 overall) took care of business at the McClimon on a rainy Sunday afternoon against Rutgers (1-4-0 Big Ten, 2-8-1 overall) by a score of 4-2. Like in their last game against Milwaukee, the Badgers struck quickly.
When sophomore defender Patrick Yim’s scored a second-half goal to pull Wisconsin within a goal of the No. 2 Indiana Hoosiers, it put the Badgers in an unfamiliar spot — going toe-to-toe with a national powerhouse in the closing minutes of a game. Wisconsin put pressure on a national title contender and gave clear proof of concept to an inexperienced and young team that they can hang with the best teams in the country.
The Wisconsin Badgers men’s soccer team (2-1-0 Big Ten, 5-4-2 overall) drew 1-1 to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers (2-0-1 Horizon League, 6-3-2) after the Badgers let in a late equalizer in the second half and no one broke the deadlock in overtime.
It took an extra six minutes to find a winner today in East Lansing; it just wasn’t who anyone would’ve expected pregame. The Wisconsin Badgers men’s soccer team (2-1-0 Big Ten, 5-4-1 overall) shocked the college soccer world with a 97th minute bottom-left strike by sophomore midfielder Alex Alfaro to grab a 1-0 overtime victory over the No. 5 Michigan State Spartans (2-1-0 Big Ten, 8-1-2 overall). The chippy game at DeMartin Stadium on Sunday afternoon started with two corners for the Badgers in the first two minutes, showing an aggressiveness that was missing for UW earlier in the year.
The Wisconsin Badgers (1-1-0 Big Ten, 4-4-1 overall) scored a 1-0 over their in-state rival the Marquette Golden Eagles (1-1 Big East, 3-6 overall). The Badgers were dominant in the first half, holding most of the possession and outshooting the Golden Eagles 8-1.
Zack Klancnik’s shirt came off and the party was on. The defender somehow put the ball over the goal line in the 106th minute of the game to give the Wisconsin Badgers men’s soccer team (1-1-0 Big Ten, 3-4-1 overall) a stunning 2-1 victory in double overtime on the road against the Maryland Terrapins (1-1-0, 2-3-2). Junior midfielder Noah Leibold served the ball into the box from about 25 yards away and Klancnik headed the ball.