Men’s Soccer Visits Reigning National Champion Indiana on Friday

Men’s Soccer Visits Reigning National Champion Indiana on Friday

Brown (1-2-1) at Indiana (2-3-1)
Friday, Sept. 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Bloomington, Ind.
Jerry Yeagley Field at Bill Armstrong Stadium
Live Stream: Big Ten Digital Network 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's soccer team continues its three-match road swing on Friday, Sept. 20 when the Bears visit 2012 National Champion Indiana at 7:30 p.m. Links to live video and live stats will be available at

Video of all home contests and all Ivy League games, home and away, will be broadcast live on BrownBears.TV. Fans can subscribe and view games by purchasing yearly, monthly, weekly or daily packages. 

Brown suffered a heartbreaking loss at Hofstra on Sunday when the Bears fell in double overtime, 2-1. Sophomore Jack Gorab (Newport Beach, Calif.) scored in the 10th minute to give the Bears the early lead, but the Pride scored late in regulation and again in double overtime to secure the comeback victory. Senior Josh Weiner (Armonk, N.Y.) made five stops in net and Gorab led the squad with three shots. 

Indiana enters Friday's contest at 2-3-1 on the season and is 1-1-1 on its four-match homestand with the lone win a 4-1 victory over Bakersfield. Indiana faced a 1-0 deficit before Tommy Thompson netted the equalizer to set up four unanswered goals. Most recently, the Hoosiers played UC Irvine to a 1-1 draw on Sunday. Thompson scored the lone tally as UC Irvine outshot the Hoosiers, 16-4. Jacob Bushue leads the team with six points on two goals and two assists. Overtime has not been friendly to Indiana this season as the Hoosiers are 0-3-1 in extra time. 

This is the third all-time meeting between Brown and Indiana, with the Hoosiers winning in 1999 and Brown winning in 2010.  In the most recent meeting, the Bears notched a pair of second half goals for the 2-1 comeback victory in Providence. 

After Indiana, the Bears wrap up their three-match road trip on Sunday, Sept. 22 when they visit Butler at 1 p.m.