NCAA: Fire day from Spencer lifts Loyola over Syracuse

May 15, 2019

Loyola Maryland seemingly shocked Syracuse when the Greyhounds ousted the Orange 15-13 from NCAA playoff action this past weekend, but with Pat Spencer contributing nine points (three goals and six assists) it seemed like that could be the only option. Spencer, who just confirmed that he will pursue a spot on an NCAA basketball team next season, worked his wizardry throughout the game and proved that he and Loyola could…

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NCAA: Tigers roar, defeat Syracuse 10-7

May 24, 2017

Seider & Drenner combine for eight points; Matt Hoy makes 12 saves as Towson heads to the Final Four for the first time since 2001. Sunday afternoon the Towson Tigers (12-4) defeated the Syracuse Orangemen (13-3) 10-7 in the quarterfinals of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships at the Bob Carpenter Complex at the University of Delaware. By the time the first quarter was over, the Tigers had built a six goal…

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Maryland Takes Down Cuse to Advance to Final Four

May 23, 2016

Providence, Rhode Island – B1G Ten will have a representative in the Final Four as Maryland was able to defeat the Syracuse Orange by a score of 13-7. With the win, Maryland moved onto Championship Weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Maryland is hoping to bring their first title back to College Park since 1975. After both teams traded possessions to open the contest, Syracuse would strike first. Attackman Tim Barber dodged…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: #8 Syracuse Hosts Albany in Upstate New York Rematch

May 14, 2016

A familiar regular season matchup makes its way back to the postseason for the first time since 2004, as the #8 seeded Syracuse Orange host the Albany Great Danes in the final first round game of the weekend Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. The two teams have met at least once each season since 2004, and the Orange have won the last three meetings, with all 13 previous meetings occurring…

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May Madness: Conference Semifinals Create Chaos

May 6, 2016

One word to summarize what happened Thursday: wow. All of the conferences except the ACC and Patriot League (who already finished their tournaments last week) and the Ivy League (who play Friday and Sunday) had their semifinals yesterday, and it brought some big results that will affect plenty of bubble teams. America East: Vermont 10, #15 Stony Brook 9; Hartford 11, #4 Albany 10 (OT) You read those scores right. Vermont…

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From My Eyes: ACC Tournament Recap

May 5, 2016

This past weekend, I was with the rest of the Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse team down in Kennesaw, Georgia for the ACC Tournament. As you may know, the Orange defeated North Carolina 10-7 on Friday and then defeated Duke 14-8 to win their second straight ACC Championship. As you may also know, I am the team’s Video Coordinator, so I have some more access than most writers and reporters. During the…

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College Lacrosse Weekend Preview Part 2: Defense And The Other Stuff

April 23, 2016

Yesterday was the Patriot League’s turn to showcase their talent. Loyola beat Army, Bucknell dominated Lehigh, and Holy Cross beat Boston University for the sixth and final spot in the Patriot League Tournament. Today and tomorrow, it’s everyone else, and a major theme here is defense, because they win championships. Let’s get right to the games: SATURDAY #6 Albany @ #4 Yale – Noon This would be the Game of…

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NCAA Bracketology V2: You Should Probably Win As Much As Possible

April 19, 2016

Here’s a scary stat: 84% of the regular season has been complete. 16% of the regular season remains. Some teams still have a game, or two, or maybe three left. But many teams also have their respective conference tournaments to participate in as well. They’ll get started next week with the Patriot and ACC tourneys happening, with the other conference tournaments occurring in two weeks. This year’s field for at-large…

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College Lacrosse Weekend Preview: All Chaos Conference?

April 15, 2016

With so much drama in the ACC, it’s kinda hard getting into the NCAA Tournament scene. But they, somehow, some way, keep coming up with interesting storylines every single day. I’m no Snoop Dogg, but if you use your imagination and tinker the first four lines of Gin And Juice with ACC references, it’s actually a pretty good summary of the conference’s season. Except Notre Dame, who’s sitting comfortably as…

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NCAA Bracketology V1: There’s Still Time

April 12, 2016

Is it too early to start predicting brackets? Some may say yes, others the opposite. Joe Lunardi already has a way too early 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracketology, and we just got done the hoops tournament last week! Teams don’t know if they’ll lose someone to either the NBA Draft or to transfers or even who they might gain via transfers and commitments. But in lacrosse, we have less than…

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