Sports SUmmary: Syracuse soccer successfully streaking

Sports SUmmary: Sports SUmmary: Soccer successfully streaking

Neither Orange team has lost since Aug. 21; SU football's Matthew Bergeron earns ACC honors.
Published: September 14, 2022 | Updated: September 26th, 2022 at 8:33 am
The Syracuse Women’s Soccer team huddles before their match against Cornell University on September 11, 2022. Syracuse finished the game winning 3 to 0.
The Syracuse women’s soccer players huddle before Sunday's 3-0 win over Cornell.

Both Orange soccer teams are striding through the season with winning records.

The Orange (7-1) defeated Cornell 3-0 Sunday, marking its sixth consecutive win which is tied for program history. 

Forward Chelsea Domond leads Syracuse in assists (3) on the season and tied for goals (4) with forward Erin Flurey, one of each earned from Sunday’s match. Flurey has helped the Orange in tight games, ranking five in the conference in game winning goals (3). The defense has also carried its weight, holding opponents from scoring with four shutouts.

The Orange face No. 3 Duke at SU Soccer Stadium Friday at 7 p.m.

The men’s team (5-0-1) earned its third consecutive win Tuesday night against Niagara 1-0.

Forward Levonte Johnson scored the game’s lone goal in the 12th minute assisted by forward Nathan Opoku. For the rest of the game, Syracuse defenders were able to limit the Purple Eagles to just 5 shots and no corner kicks.

The Orange hit the road to play the undefeated, tough Clemson Tigers Friday at 7 p.m.


Julius Rauch, #9, battles for the ball against Notre Dame player.

Julius Rauch (9) battles for the ball during SU's 1-0 win against Notre Dame.

NCAA Women’s Soccer: Merrimack Warriors vs Syracuse Orange

Forward Erin Flurey (26) competes for the ball against Merrimack on Sept. 4.

Matthew Bergeron earns ACC offensive player of the week

Syracuse captain and offensive lineman Matthew Bergeron earned a spot on the ACC week two football honorees list. He played 65 snaps and recorded five knockdown blocks in last weekend’s crushing 48-14 win against UConn.

Two Orange players earned weekly ACC honors for SU’s season-opening win over Louisville: running back Sean Tucker and linebacker Marlowe Wax.

Four Syracuse LAX players drafted

Two current and two past Syracuse lacrosse players were selected Saturday in the National Lacrosse Leagues Entry Draft.

Graduate student transfer Alex Simmons was chosen as the fourth overall pick by the Albany Firewolves. In the second round, 2022 graduate  Jerry Staats was taken 29th overall by the Halifax Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds also picked up graduate student transfer Cole Kirst in the third round with the 55th overall. On the next pick, the Toronto Rock drafted 2022 graduate Tucker Dordevic.

Syracuse basketball releases full 2022-23 schedule

Syracuse men’s basketball finalized its 2022-23 season schedule with an ACC slate that includes home matchups with Duke, North Carolina and Notre Dame.

SU opens ACC play on Dec. 3 against Notre Dame in South Bend, while the Fighting Irish return Jan. 14 to play in the JMA Wireless Dome.

North Carolina will head to Syracuse on Jan. 24 to play the Orange. The always highly anticipated SU-Duke showdown to the Dome — this first without legendary coach Michael Krzyzewski — will take place Feb. 18. Duke made it to Final Four last season while UNC lost to Kansas in the national title game.

Syracuse’s other ACC home games include Pittsburgh (Dec. 20), Boston College (Dec. 30 or 31), Virginia Tech (Jan. 11), Virginia (Jan. 30), NC State (Feb. 14), Georgia Tech (Feb. 28) and Wake Forest (March 4).

SYRACUSE, NY: Charlotte de Vries #10 of Syracuse Orange moves against the Columbia Lions during a field hockey game at J.S. Coyne Stadium on September 4, 2022.

Field hockey will host No. 18 Duke, Hofstra this weekend

Syracuse field hockey (5-1) returns home to face off against Duke Friday and then Hofstra (2-4) Sunday. The 10th-ranked Orange split a road trip series with a 5-1 loss to No. 17 Princeton before rebounding Sunday with a 3-0 win over No. 25 Monmouth.

Captain and forward Charlotte De Vries (left) scored all three goals against Monmouth with assists from Lana Hamilton, Sabine Van Den Eijnden and Laura Graziosi. The defense was strong allowing no shots on goal and limiting the Hawks to just one shot attempt. 

Duke (3-3) has faced tough ranked teams – No. 1 Northwestern, No. 4 Maryland and No. 21 William & Mary, losing to all three of them. For its trio of wins, the Blue Devils went to overtime against Appalachian State, double overtime against Saint Joseph’s and a shootout against Rutgers.

Hofstra (2-4) has come up short with single-goal losses in four game, however, The Pride is coming sealed a win in double overtime on Saturday against Kent State.