The Wisconsin mens soccer team will host its second consecutive night game at home against Marquette University on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the McClimon Soccer Complex.
After Wednesdays game, UW (5-5-3 overall, 0-3-1 Big Ten) only has two remaining games at home. The teams second-to-last game at the McClimon Soccer Complex will be against Oakland on Oct. 24, and they will wrap up their season at home in a Big Ten match against Indiana on Nov. 4.
Following their last home game, the Badgers will travel to East Lansing, Mich. to compete in the Big Ten Tournament.
Despite moments of strong play, the Badgers have not been able to attain a win in their last four games. They look to restore their rhythm against the Golden Eagles (2-9-1, 1-6-0 Big East).
Wisconsin recently fell to Big Ten competitor Ohio State 2-1 in last Saturdays match after a 1-1 tie against in-state rivals UW-Milwaukee on Oct. 10.
Marquette recently lost its last two matches, both conference away games, against Providence 2-0 on Oct. 13 and Seton Hall 5-1 on Oct. 6.
UW and Marquette have played 30 games since their first match on Oct. 29, 1977 when Wisconsin defeated the Golden Eagles 1-0 in Madison. The Badgers lead the competition with a 15-9-6 record.
The last time the two teams met was Oct. 11, 2006 in Milwaukee, Wis., where UW defeated Marquette 1-0.
The last match in Madison was Oct. 19, 2005 when the Badgers shut out the Golden Eagles 3-0.
Wisconsin has not lost to Marquette since Nov. 9, 2002 when the team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Golden Eagles.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday night at the McClimon Soccer Complex.