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‘Cuse cracks Carolina in ACC lacrosse finale (full coverage)

‘Cuse cracks Carolina in ACC lacrosse finale
The No. 11 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (8-3, 2-2 ACC) dominated the third quarter and scored 10 of the game’s final-12 goals to defeat No. 18 North Carolina 12-9 (7-5, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday in the conference finale. Senior Nate Solomon was the Orange’s offensive leader on a day where he’d face his younger brother Nicky, who starts for the... more

Syracuse takes down Cornell in Tuesday night lax showdown

Syracuse takes down Cornell in Tuesday night lax showdown
The No. 11 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (7-3) held the nation’s No. 2 ranked offense to single digits en route to a 13-8 win over No. 10 Cornell on Senior Day in the Carrier Dome. Nick Mellen rose to the occasion, holding Cornell star attackman Jeff Teat to no goals and just a pair of assists after the sophomore entered... more

Carrier Dome Managing Director says project has ‘officially begun’

Carrier Dome Managing Director says project has ‘officially begun’
The highly anticipated project to renovate the Carrier Dome in Syracuse is now underway. This is Phase One of the project, which includes most notably a replacement of the air-inflated Carrier Dome roof. Dome Managing Director and Syracuse University Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer Pete Sala says, “The project in my mind has officially begun.” Already buck hoists are... more

Syracuse pulls away from Hobart for 17-5 victory

Syracuse battles Hobart tonight in Geneva
The Orange are bringing the Kraus-Simmons Trophy back to Syracuse. The Orange and the Hobart Statesmen were separated by just two goals at halftime of Tuesday night’s lacrosse game at Boswell Field in Geneva. Syracuse cruised to victory in the second half, winning 17-5. The victory was the 250th for Syracuse head coach John Desko. – Syracuse retains Kraus-Simmons Trophy (Cuse.com)... more

Syracuse University shifts Carrier Dome roof replacement timeline

Syracuse University shifts Carrier Dome roof replacement timeline
Syracuse University has changed the timeline on its Carrier Dome renovation project and the athletic department will vacate the Carrier Dome on March 1, 2020, the school’s athletic director John Wildhack told ESPN Radio’s Brent Axe on Tuesday. “As we look toward 2020, really beginning March 1 of 2020, athletics will vacate the Dome so that we can begin the... more

Orange comeback falls short at Notre Dame

Orange comeback falls short at Notre Dame
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (5-3, 1-2 ACC) put together another thrilling second half comeback, but No. 12 Notre Dame (5-3, 1-1 ACC) had strung together a strong enough first 30-minutes to withstand the 7-0 Orange run, winning 13-10 at Arlotta Stadium. The Orange trailed by as many as 11 in the second quarter and cut it to two in... more

Orange lax stays resilient in overtime thriller over Duke

Orange lax stays resilient in overtime thriller over Duke
They did it again. They did it yet again. Whether it’s coming back from a slow start or edging an ACC rival by one for the third straight year, the Syracuse Orange keep waking up at the right time. And for the third straight year, ‘Cuse defeated the Duke Blue Devils by one goal, with this year’s result coming in... more

Syracuse vs. Duke lacrosse game moved to CNS Stadium

Syracuse vs. Duke lacrosse game moved to CNS Stadium
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse game vs. Duke on March 24 has been moved to Cicero-North Syracuse Stadium at Cicero-North Syracuse high school at 2 p.m., as the Carrier Dome will play host to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament this weekend. In addition the Syracuse women’s lacrosse game on March 23 would be played at Alibrandi Stadium at Christian Brothers Academy... more

Dominant fourth lifts Orange past Rutgers, 18-14

Dominant fourth lifts Orange past Rutgers, 18-14
For the second week in a row, a dominant fourth quarter lifted the No. 13 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (4-2) past a ranked opponent. This time, ‘Cuse overcame a pair of four-goal deficits to down No. 16 Rutgers (4-4), 18-14. The Orange took their first lead on a goal by Griffin Cook with under-seven minutes to go in regulation, closing... more

Late burst leads Orange past Johns Hopkins

Late burst leads Orange past Hopkins
On a day when the 2009 Syracuse lacrosse team was honored in the Dome for their relentless fourth-quarter effort that captured the program’s 11th national title, it was a fourth-quarter barrage a decade later that earned the No. 15 Orange (3-2) a 14-10 win over No. 17 Johns Hopkins (2-3) in the latest chapter of the storied rivalry. Jacob Buttermore’s... more

Orange collapse late, fall to Virginia in OT

Orange collapse late, fall to Virginia in OT
It looked like the Syracuse Orange would take another ACC opening win over the Virginia Cavaliers after Stephen Rehfuss scored his second goal of the game (and the season) to give the Orange a four-goal lead. I even thought the game was out of hands. We were fooled. Syracuse blows late lead, falls to Virginia in 15-14 overtime loss, from... more

New shot clock is latest attempt to grow the sport of lacrosse

New shot clock is latest attempt to grow the sport of lacrosse
With an early two-goal lead during Friday night’s season opener against Syracuse, Colgate couldn’t use its faceoff domination to a time of possession advantage. In the past, repeated faceoff wins coupled with long possessions could prevent comebacks. Now, that can’t happen. Sandwiched between an STX sign in one end zone and a Saab advertisement in the other, an 80-second shot... more

‘Cuse falters in lacrosse opener (full coverage)

‘Cuse falters in lacrosse opener
It wasn’t the opener the No. 11 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (0-1) had hoped for, falling 12-9 in their season opener to Colgate. Drake Porter was phenomenal in net for ‘Cuse, making 15 saves in his first collegiate start, but the slow offensive start was too much to overcome. Brendan Curry and Nate Solomon each netted a hat trick, while... more

Cornell slips by Syracuse to advance in NCAA Tournament

Cornell defeated Syracuse, 10-9, on Sunday night in the Carrier Dome to advance to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. Syracuse concludes their season at 8-7 while Cornell will advance to the quarterfinal round in Annapolis, Maryland where they will face the top seeded Maryland who defeated Robert Morris, 14-11, on Sunday. Clark Petterson had a career... more

Syracuse-Cornell at the Dome in NCAA first round

For the first time since 2015, the Cornell lacrosse team will be back in the NCAA Tournament. After clinching an automatic bid to the championships with an Ivy League Tournament title win over No. 1 Yale earlier on Sunday, the Big Red found out it will face No. 8 seed Syracuse in the first round in the Carrier Dome on... more

Bomberry leads Syracuse rout of Colgate

Syracuse jumped all over Colgate early, getting out to a 6-0 lead, and never looking back for the Orange (8-6) to down the Raiders (7-8) on Saturday, 17-5 in the regular season finale. Syracuse will now await its fate heading into the NCAA Tournament Selection Show on Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPNU. The Orange head into the NCAA Tournament... more

Desko wins ACC Coach of the Year

Head Coach John Desko became the first coach in ACC men’s lacrosse history to win ACC Coach of the Year in four consecutive seasons after mentoring the youngest team in his 20 years as head coach to an ACC Regular Season Championship. The award was voted on by the league’s head coaches. Desko extended Syracuse’s winning streak in conference games... more

Orange ousted from ACC Tournament by Virginia (full coverage)

A late shot with a chance to equalize it in the final seconds sailed wide and the No. 12 Syracuse (7-6, 4-0 ACC) men’s lacrosse team fell 11-10 to No. 11 Virginia (11-4, 1-3 ACC) in the ACC Semifinals. Stephen Rehfuss led the way with two goals and an assist, while Tucker Dordevic chipped in two of his own, but... more
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