Sports SUmmary: Syracuse softball wins first ACC game of season

Sports SUmmary: Syracuse softball wins first ACC game of season

Men's lacrosse notches three wins in a row.
Published: March 29, 2023
Syracuse win 1-0 against Duke at the Skytop Softball Stadium in Syracuse, NY on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Jamey Bulloch)
The Syracuse softball team celebrates after beating Duke 1-0 at the Skytop Softball Stadium on April 23, 2022.

After a strong performance, Syracuse softball won their first ACC game of the season, defeating Notre Dame 5-3 in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday. Freshmen Trinity Nichols and Lauren Vaugh both had their first career RBIs in the victory.

Junior left-handed pitcher Lindsey Hendrixย recorded a shutout in the second game before it was called due to rain.ย 

After the first 26 contests on the road, the team will have their home-opener on Friday against Louisville, who they’ll be hosting through the weekend in a three-game clash.ย The team is 10-15-1 and will be looking to protect their stomping grounds.

Menโ€™s lacrosse defeats Hobart, now on a three-game win streak

Syracuse menโ€™s lacrosse defeated Hobart over the weekend, 18-7 for their sixth victory of the season and their third straight win. Ten different players had goals for the Orange, including four from freshman attack Joey Spallina.

After a difficult stretch in the schedule, the team is starting to find their stride, and itโ€™s resulting in victories.ย 

The team prepares to face No. 3 Notre Dame on Saturday for Senior Day at the JMA Wireless Dome, giving them ample opportunity to prepare for the team without having to travel. The matchup is the teamโ€™s final regular season match at home.ย 

Syracuse University Lacrosse Player Luke Rhoa takes a shot on goal
Syracuse midfielder Luke Rhoa (8) takes a shot-on-goal against Hobart during a game on March 25 in the JMA Wireless Dome.

Syracuse womenโ€™s basketball’s season ends with WNIT loss

Syracuse womenโ€™s basketball’s season concluded this past Friday, losing to Columbia 88-82 in the round of 16 at the Womenโ€™s National Invitation Tournament. The game was their first ever against Columbia.

Sophomore Georgia Woolley had a career-high 30 points, and senior Dariauna Lewis added 16 points along with 13 rebounds to conclude her collegiate career.ย 

The team will look forward to next season where they aspire to get back into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2021.