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Top-ranked Terps grab 3rd consecutive Big Ten Championship, knock off No. 18 Badgers 2-1

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WESTFIELD, Ind. – The No. 18 Wisconsin men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker to No. 1 Maryland in the championship game of the Big Ten tournament. It was the first time that the Badgers had been in the tournament championship since 1995.

·       Maryland got on the board very early in the first period. In his first career start, DJ Reeves put the Terrapins up in the second minute after beating UW’s goalkeeper, Philipp Schilling, to the endline. His shot from six yards out was assisted by Suli Dainkeh.

·       The Badgers retaliated in the 12th minute as offensive catapult Tom Barlow rocketed in a goal to the left post from 12 yards out. A great team effort led to the breakaway for Barlow, who was assisted by junior Christopher Mueller and freshman Noah Leibold. It was Barlow’s fifth goal of the season and the 13th of his career.

·       Maryland pulled ahead late in the first half off of a header goal by UM’s Sebastian Elney. He was fighting for possession against UW’s Sam Brotherton as the shot went in. Elney was assisted by Jorge Calix.

·       Both teams were nearly even on shots but Maryland held the slight edge, 13-11. However, UW held the edge in shots on goal, 8-7.

·       Barlow led all players with four shots. Junior Michael Catalano was close behind with three and freshman Noah Leibold had two. Maryland had four players with two shots apiece. Three of Barlow’s four shots were shots on goal and two of Catalano’s three shots were shots on goal.

·       Maryland held a strong advantage in corner kicks, accumulating eight total corners to UW’s three.

·       The Badgers now await their fate for the NCAA tournament. The NCAA selection show will be streamed live for free on NCAA.com at 12 p.m. CT on Monday.

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