Video Highlights: Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse Routs Siena in Season Opener, 19-7

Video Highlights: Syracuse Men's Lacrosse Routs Siena in Season Opener, 19-7


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Top-ranked Syracuse (1-0) defeated Siena (0-1) in the earliest season opener in school history on Monday, Feb. 10 by the score of 19-7 at the Carrier Dome. Attackmen Dylan Donahue (Camillus, N.Y.) and Kevin Rice (Skaneateles, N.Y.) turned in near record-setting performances, combining for 17 points in the contest. Read More…

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John Desko, Syracuse Lacrosse Honored by FieldTurf

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MONTREAL – Five-time national champion head coach John Desko has been named the 2013 FieldTurf Division I Men’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year. The honor marks Desko’s first win in the eight-year history of the award. In addition, FieldTurf selected the 2013 Orange as the NCAA Team of the Year for its performance last season. Read More…

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Syracuse Lacrosse Announces Alumni Roster



SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Former Syracuse All-Americans Joel White and Chris Daniello and have put together a star-studded team of Orange alums for the upcoming Orange Alumni Lacrosse Classic at the Carrier Dome. Their team of all-stars will take the field against the 2013-14 Orange Saturday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. Read More…

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Video Highlights: Syracuse Defeats Iroquois Nationals, 14-11

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In a fall ball match up pitting the Syracuse Orange lacrosse team against the Iroquois Nationals, the Orange defeated the Iroquois, 14-11. The Orange also scrimmaged the Israeli National Team yesterday at SUNY Cortland. Read More…

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America’s First Sport, Lacrosse Documentary

May 27, 2012; Stony Brook NY, USA; Syracuse Orange attack Devon Collins (44) with the draw control during the first half of the 2012 NCAA Division 1 Womens Lacrosse Championship against the Northwestern Wildcats at LaValle Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports


The first sporting event ever observed by Europeans in North America was a lacrosse game in 1637. Jesuit missionaries from France saw hundreds of native men playing a ball game with sticks that they thought resembled a bishop’s crosier, so they called the game “lacrosse.” Read More…

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From Loudoun to Syracuse: A Lacrosse Pipeline

Feb. 26, 2012; Syracuse Orange, NY: Syracuse Orange players celebrate a goal against Army Black Knights in the first half. The Syracuse Orange beat the Army Black Knights 10-9 at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports


Stone Bridge senior captain Dylan Maltz will join his brother Derek at Syracuse next year, while little brother Danny, a lacrosse phenom, has hopes to join the Orange one day. Their father Derek was part of Syracuse’s first national championship team in 1983. Read More…

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Syracuse Lacrosse Redshirts Swag Surf Celly After Cornell Win

Feb. 26, 2012; Syracuse Orange, NY: Syracuse Orange players celebrate a win over Army Black Knights. The Syracuse Orange beat the Army Black Knights 10-9 at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports


Two redshirt players for Syracuse embraced the moment and went swag surfing after an inspired win over Cornell. The duo, decked out in Syracuse jumpsuits, rode the green turf in style. Read More…

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Syracuse Rallies For 13-12 Upset Of No. 2 Cornell



SYRACUSE, N.Y. – In a battle for Central New York lacrosse bragging rights, No. 8 Syracuse (8-2) rebounded from an early four-goal deficit to upset No. 2 Cornell, 13-12, on Wednesday, April 10 at Carrier Dome. The Orange rallied behind its first midfield line which combined for 11 points against the Big Red (10-2). Read More…

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Villanova Upsets No. 4 Syracuse Lacrosse, 11-10

Apr 10, 2010; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Syracuse Orange defender Brian Megill (10) brings the ball up field against the Princeton Tigers at the Big City Classic at the New Meadowlands Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports


VILLANOVA, Pa. – No. 4 Syracuse (5-2, 2-1 BIG EAST) had its five-game winning streak stopped, losing 11-10 to Villanova (2-5, 1-0 BIG EAST) Saturday, March 23 at Villanova Stadium. The Wildcats scored twice in the span of seven seconds with less than three minutes to play to pick up their first conference win of the season. Read More…

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Former Syracuse All-American and Navy SEAL, Rorke Denver, Releases Book

Former Syracuse All-American and Navy SEAL, Rorke Denver, Releases Book


Last february, we introduced you to Rorke Denver, former Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse All-American and current Navy SEAL Lt. Commander. Denver was featured in the film “Act of Valor.” Denver’s book, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, describes his journey and the training program he oversees. Read More…