The Wisconsin women's soccer team (4-2-1) is headed west for the weekend where they will play in the Nike Invitational in Stanford, California.
The Wisconsin men's soccer team looks to right their ship this weekend after dropping a pair of contests in San Diego last weekend. For the third straight weekend, Wisconsin is competing in a three-day, four-team tournament, as they travel to Milwaukee for the UW-Milwaukee Panther Invitational.
The traditional belief is that the people with the best understanding and expertise in an area should be viewed as the top authorities on most matters in the field. That belief also often extends to giving those individuals more control over said field, since they should know it the better than most observers.
In the waning moments of Wisconsin's clash with Fresno State last Saturday, many Badger fans had a troublesome question on their mind: Where has John Clay been? Then, as if he were answering the prayers of the Camp Randall faithful, Clay burst through the line and ran 72 yards to the end zone to give the Badgers their first lead of the game.
The Wisconsin volleyball team will add another chapter to its intrastate rivalry with UW-Green Bay as the Badgers head north to face off with the Phoenix Wednesday night.
The Wisconsin volleyball squad participated in the Notre Dame/Adidas Invitational in South Bend, Ind., over the weekend. The Badgers lost to host Notre Dame Friday night, but came back to sweep New Mexico State Saturday. Wisconsin earned second place in the invitational with a 1-1 showing.
After posting back-to-back shutouts on the regular season's first weekend, the Wisconsin men's soccer team gave up six goals in two losses this weekend, losing 3-0 to San Diego on Friday night and 3-2 to San Diego State Sunday afternoon. The Badgers (1-2-1) were in San Diego as a participant in the four-team Courtyard by Marriot San Diego Central Tournament.
John Clay has a message for the pundits who claim that adding over 20 pounds this offseason diminished his breakaway speed.
Until the Big Ten season begins on the fourth Saturday in September, I will swallow my pride and root for Wisconsin's despised in-conference opponents. Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State... you name them, and I will be rooting for them. After all, the more impressive the Big Ten conference looks on a national scale, the better Wisconsin looks in the rankings and to potential recruits.