Syracuse lacrosse player Kevin Drew receives multiple charges Monday after crash in coach's car
Kevin Drew of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team was charged early Monday morning with driving while intoxicated, performing a hit-and-run, resisting arrest, passing a stop sign, and speeding. A police officer witnessed a 2007 Chevy Trail Blazer hit a parked car on Broad Street in the Westcott area. When the driver failed to stop, the officer chased the car at speeds of 50 mph, well over the posted 30 mph speed limit.
Maryland's Grant Catalino delivers a dagger in the final minute of sudden-death overtime to end the Orange’s NCAA tournament run.
It was a thrilling playoff finish that Syracuse lacrosse had become accustomed to in recent years. Only this time, the Orange didn't come out on top.
The unseeded Maryland Terrapins came back from an early deficit Sunday to defeat the No. 1-seeded SUY in overtime, 6-5. The quarterfinals loss sends Maryland to contend for the NCAA lacrosse title next weekend in Baltimore while SU will watch the Final Four from home for the second year in a row.
The SU men's lacrosse team handed Notre Dame its first loss of the season Saturday, in the form of an 11-8 setback. The win put the Orange in position to win the Big East and lock up the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
Syracuse used offensive creativity and great goaltending to defeat No. 1 Notre Dame, 11-8, Saturday, in a front of 14,751 fans. Senior attacker Stephen Keogh scored four goals for SU and senior goaltender John Galloway stifled Notre Dame with 12 saves.
“We’re out there having fun and it’s showing,” senior midfielder Joel White said.
Syracuse allowed Georgetown to tie the game with five seconds left and send it to overtime, however, the Orange recovered to strike first in overtime and secure the victory.
After a very uneventful first half, Syracuse and Georgetown battled for victory in the final minutes. The Orange (4-0, 0-0) allowed a game-tying goal with only five seconds remaining, then came back to defeat the Hoyas (2-3, 1-1) in sudden death overtime,9-8.
The top two lacrosse teams in the country, Syracuse and Virginia, will battle for national supremacy Friday night in the Carrier Dome.
When asked about the much anticipated matchup with the No. 1 ranked Virginia Cavaliers Friday, SU senior goalie John Galloway pointed out one aspect that has made this game so exciting. Scoring and lots of it.
“We pride ourselves on not getting scored on double digits,” Galloway said. “That’s going to be our goal. We’re not looking to get scored on more than 10 times by any means.”
Army ended Syracuse's hopes of a third straight National Championship last season, now the No. 2 Orange are looking for revenge when they host the No. 18 Black Knights Sunday.
The sting still has to be felt. Last season, with the SU men’s lacrosse team looking for a third straight NCAA national championship, Army would have none of it. The Black Knights upset SU in front of the Carrier Dome crowd in the first round of the tournament, 9-8, in double-overtime. Now, the Orange are looking for revenge.
Five different Syracuse players scored two goals and the Orange were never really threatened as they defeated Denver in their season opener, 13-7.
Following two lackluster scrimmages, the No. 1 ranked Syracuse lacrosse team finally got to take the field for a game that mattered. The Orange wasted little time showing why they’ve received such preseason hype, as they blew by Denver, 13-7.
Senior midfielder Jovan Miller started the route for the Orange with a 15-yard strike less than a minute into the contest, and Syracuse led 6-2 after just one period of action.