This week’s roundup of action in the Big Ten…
Big Ten teams in the USTFCCCA’s August 30 preseason poll are as follows.
13. Michigan (13th last week)
18. Penn State (18th last week)
27. Iowa (28th last week)
28. Michigan State (29th last week)
30. Minnesota (30th last week)
Athlete of the Week
Stephanie Price of Minnesota, for her win at the Golden Gophers’ own Oz Memorial.
Last weekend’s results from around the conference…
Illinois won the Bradley Open, one point shy of a perfect score of 15.
Indiana ran at their own Indiana Open, which was essentially an intrasquad meet.
Minnesota won their own Oz Memorial with a perfect score of 15.
Purdue won the IPFW Invitational with a near-perfect 16 points.
Wisconsin won their own Badger Opener with a perfect score.
Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State and Penn State were idle.
Illinois hosts #13 Michigan at the Orange and Blue Preview on Friday at 4:30 PM (local time).
Indiana hosts Purdue at the Indiana Intercollegiates on Friday at 3:30 PM.
#27 Iowa hosts the Iowa Invitational on Friday at 6:00 PM.
#28 Michigan State hosts the Spartan Invitational on Friday at 1:00 PM.
Nebraska hosts the 22nd Annual Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational on Saturday at 10:00 AM.
#18 Penn State hosts the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational on Saturday at 10:00 AM. Among the teams competing will be the Georgetown Hoyas, the number-one ranked team in the nation.
Ohio State travels to Boone, NC for the Appalachian State Opener on Friday at 5:00 PM.
Northwestern and Wisconsin are idle.