September 14, 2014 - 6:42pm
Despite 10 corner opportunities in the latter frame, SU fails to overcome late Irish goal.

In front of a record crowd of 2,442 at SU Soccer Stadium on Friday, No. 20 Syracuse looked to avenge last year’s 3-0 shutout at the hands of defending national champion Notre Dame. 

September 14, 2014 - 6:11pm
Early Raider goal too much to overcome for sluggish SU offense.

Syracuse came into Thursday’s showdown with Colgate riding a three-game winning streak, but had the wind taken out of its sails early against Colgate.

Emily Crichlow's goal from 22 yards out in the third minute put the Orange in an early hole, and it was unable to recover as Colgate held on for a 1-0 victory in Hamilton, New York.

September 14, 2014 - 1:24am
SU offense struggles in first conference game of season.

Facing the nation’s top-ranked team, No. 5 Syracuse suffered its first defeat of the 2014 season after falling, 3-0, to North Carolina on Friday afternoon.

The Orange (6-1, 0-1 ACC) saw its six-game win streak snapped as the Tar Heels (5-0, 1-0 ACC) dominated SU throughout the 70-minute contest.

North Carolina goalie Shannon Johnson's four saves led the Tar Heels, who posted their first shutout since blanking SU in the 2013 ACC Tournament semifinals.

September 13, 2014 - 2:12pm
The SU sophomore has scored two goals this season to spark the Orange to a 4-0 start.

Syracuse soccer has gotten off to a great start this season, winning its first four games.

Sophomore forward Chris Nanco has been one of the biggest reasons for that success.

Nanco started the season by scoring in his first game and leading the Orange to the Central New York Classic, where he was named the offensive MVP. After scoring only four times last season, he already has a pair through SU’s first four games, including the only goal in a 1-0 Orange victory over St. John’s.

September 10, 2014 - 12:58am
SU faces the defending national champion Saturday night.

Although undefeated through four games, Syracuse still believes it has something to prove.

Especially with the defending NCAA champion coming to town.

With Notre Dame scheduled to invade SU Soccer Stadium on Saturday, the Orange is hoping to open its second Atlantic Coast Conference slate with a statement victory.

"They're a big team coming in here, and they're going to be a big test for us overall," senior defender Chris Makowski said. "We have to show them and the ACC that we are a good team, and we mean business."

September 9, 2014 - 1:17pm
Games against Notre Dame, North Carolina highlight home lineup.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its complete women's basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season Tuesday morning, according to Syracuse Athletics.

Syracuse, which enters its second season in the ACC, will play 16 conference games. Eight of those will be held at the Carrier Dome.

The Orange opens conference play on Jan. 4 in the Dome against 2014 national finalist Notre Dame. Seven total games will come against opponents from last season's NCAA Tournament field.

September 7, 2014 - 6:47pm
Kati Nearhouse scores twice in Syracuse debut to lead offense.

Following a victory over Albany on Saturday, No. 5 Syracuse carried a 5-0 record into Sunday’s non-conference finale against Ball State.

The Cardinals also entered the match undefeated, and in order to remain perfect, the Orange needed to ace arguably its toughest test to date.

It did with flying colors.

Both Kati Nearhouse and Lauren Brooks scored a pair of goals as the Orange offense steamrolled to a 5-0 victory at J.S. Coyne Stadium. SU has now started three-consecutive seasons with at least six victories.

September 7, 2014 - 5:36pm
Alex Lamontagne's goal in the 102nd minute downs Vermont.

When Stephanie Skilton buried her own rebound in the 15th minute of play Sunday, Syracuse took a two-goal lead and looked to be in cruise control.

But Vermont had no intention of going away quietly.

September 6, 2014 - 7:03pm
The senior used offensive language in a video posted to social media.

Syracuse senior midfielder Hanna Strong has been suspended indefinitely by head coach Phil Wheddon after an online video surfaced in which she used a racial and homophobic slur, SU Director of Athletics Daryl Gross said in a statement Saturday.

September 3, 2014 - 11:24am
Emma Russell records Syracuse's second hat trick in as many days in 6-1 victory.

After outscoring its first three opponents 21-4, No. 5 Syracuse (4-0) completed its four-game sweep through the state of Ohio with a 6-1 victory over Kent State on Tuesday afternoon.

Junior forward Emma Russell scored two goals within the first five minutes en route to a hat trick, the second in as many games by a Syracuse player.