COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: TANNER THOMPSON Meet the Candidates, and Vote!
Indiana senior midfielder Tanner Thompson is one of three nominees for the Chicagoland Soccer News menís college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Menís College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year. Complete story
ALL BETS ARE OFF IU hosts Virginia Tech Sunday at noon in NCAA Tournament
When it comes to the end of the soccer season for menís college teams. Itís all about playing a complete game and finishing. Sunday afternoon, the Indiana Hoosiers host Virginia Tech in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Both teams enter the match with their eyes on the prize Ė the College Cup. At this point in the season, all bets are off. Anything is possible.
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Indiana Hoosiers' defender Grant Lillard
Coach Todd Yeagley has made certain to organize the Indiana Hoosiersí back line as the team finished in second place in the Big Ten Conference standings and has advanced to the third round of the NCAA Menís Championship. No surprise, since Yeagley played seven seasons as a defender and holding midfielder in MLS with the Columbus Crew. And the Hoosiers have relied on junior Grant Lillard to lead the defense the last three seasons. Lillard, the Chicagoland Soccer News Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 20, made key plays as the Hoosiers took a 1-0 win over Akron in a second-round match.