Four Hoosiers named to All-Big Ten first team

Junior midfielder Brad Ring was a unanimous choice of the Big Ten coaches, who also voted sophomore midfielder Eric Alexander, back Ofori Sarkodie and keeper Chay Cain to the first team.

Forward Kevin Noschang and back Kevin Alston made the second team, while forward Daniel Kelly and midfielder Rich Balchan are on the all-freshman team.

Head coach Mike Freitag has been named coach of the year for the second straight year.

Indiana, which won the regular-season Big Ten title, opens play in the conference tournament with a match against host Michigan State at 1:30 Friday.