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Can Syracuse lacrosse return to glory days? ‘We’re slowly losing our blue blood status’

Can Syracuse lacrosse return to glory days? ‘We’re slowly losing our blue blood status’
Former Syracuse lacrosse star Jovan Miller (pictured) turned 30 on May 11. He decided to spend part of his landmark day watching his former school take on Loyola in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. That turned out to be a mistake. The Orange let a lead slip away and lost 15-13, ending yet another season in disappointment. Miller... more

Syracuse opens NCAA lacrosse tournament at Loyola (full bracket)

The 11-time NCAA Champion Syracuse men’s lacrosse team is in the NCAA Tournament for the 39th time. ‘Cuse will play at No. 8 seed Loyola in the first round of the tournament on Saturday at Noon at Ridey Stadium. It’s the 12th-straight NCAA Tournament bid and 36th in the last 37 seasons. Syracuse owns the third-most appearances (39) and second-most... more

Syracuse eliminated from ACC tournament with 11-10 loss to UNC

Orange and Tar Heels meet in ACC opener on tonight
With 6:12 left in the game and Syracuse up 10-7 against North Carolina, the biggest lead of the game for either team, it appeared the Orange were putting the finishing touches on its first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament win since 2016. The the Tar Heels stormed the Orange, ripping off three goals in 45 seconds to tie the game with... more

Orange dominate Navy to close out regular season

Orange dominate Navy to close out regular season
The No. 9 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (9-3, 2-2 ACC) couldn’t have asked for a much better way to end the regular season, dominating Navy (5-7, 3-4 Patriot League) in every way Saturday night, defeating the Midshipmen 18-9. The Orange capped off their fourth-straight win with a balanced effort that saw the starting attack combine for a staggering 17 points,... more

‘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
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