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

Orange and UVA to meet Friday night in ACC first round game

The top-seed in the ACC Tournament, Syracuse will play No. 4 seed Virginia in the ACC Semifinals on Friday night at 8:30 p.m., the league announced. The Orange earned the No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament after winning all four of their conference games for the second-straight season. The Orange and Cavaliers will square off on ESPNU in the... more

Syracuse stunned by late goal in loss to Navy (full coverage)

Tucker Dordevic scored with 58 seconds remaining to give the No. 9 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (8-5) the lead, but No. 16 Navy (9-4) scored twice in the final nine seconds of regulation to snatch victory at the Carrier Dome. Stephen Rehfuss scored a goal and contributed six assists, the most by a Syracuse player since Kevin Rice vs. Notre... more

Syracuse comes back again, tops Tarheels to earn top seed at ACC Tournament

Trailing by three with under five minutes to play and man-down, the No. 6 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (7-4, 4-0 ACC) looked to have little chance of finishing a perfect season in ACC play. However, Syracuse did what Syracuse does, completing a furious comeback to down North Carolina (6-7, 0-3 ACC), 13-12 in overtime. The win extended their conference winning... more

Cornell defense stout in 13-8 win over Syracuse (full coverage)

The No. 6 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (6-4, 3-0 ACC) saw its three-game win streak snapped at the hands of No. 11 Cornell (8-3, 4-1 IVY), 13-8 on Tuesday night in Ithaca, N.Y. The Big Red used a pair of three-goal runs to turn a 2-2 game into an 8-3 game in the first minute of the second half, to... more

Syracuse beats Hobart; retains Kraus-Simmons Trophy (full coverage)

For the 30th time in 33 tries, the Kraus-Simmons trophy will spend the year in Syracuse. Another stout defensive effort and a five-point day from Stephen Rehfuss powered the No. 8 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (6-3, 3-0 ACC) past Hobart (4-6, 1-1 NEC), 11-4 on Tuesday night. The win marked the third-straight victory for Syracuse and it’s the 51st-straight time... more

Syracuse beats Notre Dame to clinch share of ACC title; program’s 900th win

Behind one of the best defensive performances in recent memory, the No. 9 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (5-3, 3-0 ACC) picked up its second-straight win over a top-10 opponent, defeating No. 6 Notre Dame (5-3, 1-1 ACC) 10-6 on Saturday. The win is the 900th in program history, making Syracuse the second program in NCAA Division I lacrosse history to... more

‘Cuse lacrosse springs to life in win at #3 Duke

For the second year in a row, Jamie Trimboli netted the game-winning goal for No. 13 Syracuse (4-3, 2-0 ACC) to take down No. 3 Duke (8-2, 0-1 ACC) in a thrilling one-goal win, 15-14. The Orange were poised and resilient in Saturday’s win at Koskinen Stadium, falling behind be two goals in the fourth quarter after a 6-1 Duke... more

Syracuse implodes late in loss to Rutgers, 14-10

Facing a familiar foe, the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team earned an unfamiliar result. The Orange suffered a 14-10 loss at the hands of Rutgers — a team it played every season from 1979-2012 as members of the Big East — on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Scarlet Knights for just the ninth time in 49 meetings. Syracuse falls to 3-3... more

Johns Hopkins blows Syracuse out of Dome, 18-7 (full coverage)

Cole Williams scored four times to spark Johns Hopkins to a 18-7 rout of Syracuse on Saturday in the Carrier Dome. Kyle Marr, Alex Concannon and Connor DeSimone each scored three times for the No. 15 Blue Jays, who improved to 3-2. Jamie Trimboli tallied three times for No. 7 SU, which dropped to 3-2. The visitors dominated in shots (46-25)... more

Syracuse lax holds off #5 Virginia to win 12-11 (full coverage)

The No. 12 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (3-1, 1-0 ACC) held off a furious late comeback from No. 5 Virginia (4-1, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday afternoon, allowing freshman Tucker Dordevic to net the game-winner with 12 seconds left. After taking a 10-5 lead into the final-10 minutes, the Hoos rallied back to knot things at 11. Dordevic wouldn’t be denied,... more

Syracuse completes comeback to beat Army in triple-OT (full coverage)

After trailing by five goals on two separate occasions, the No. 14 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (2-1) led a furious comeback, capped off by Dom Madonna sending a full-field pass to Ryan Simmons in triple overtime to bury the game-winner in another Carrier Dome thriller. The Orange were limited to just one goal in the first half, but stormed out... more
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