Sports SUmmary: Women’s lacrosse dips from No. 1 ranking

Sports SUmmary: Women’s LAX dips from No. 1 ranking

Orange men’s lacrosse suffers sixth loss of season to Virginia.
Published: April 25, 2023
SU player, Natalie Smith, defends against number 43 as she attempts to score.
SU midfielder Natalie Smith defends against Virginia Tech's Blair Guy as she attempts to score at JMA Wireless Dome on March 5.

After losing to Boston College last week, Syracuse women’s lacrosse dropped to Inside Lacrosse’s No. 2 team in the country, the first time in six weeks the squad didn’t hold the top spot. 

With its 17-16 loss last week, the Orange ends the regular season 15-1, a remarkable record that included tying the program’s longest win streak.

In the second round of the ACC Tournament, Syracuse will play Virginia Tech in Charlotte, North Carolina at 4 p.m. Wednesday. During the regular season, the Hokies went 10-8 and in their regular season matchup against Syracuse, the Orange dominated them, defeating them 16-5 on March 5.

The Syracuse Women's lacrosse defense crashes as VTech drives to goal.
Syracuse's defense crashes as a Virginia Tech drives to the goal at JMA Wireless Dome on March 5.

Syracuse men’s lacrosse suffers loss to Virginia

Coming off of two straight victories against ACC foes, Syracuse men’s lacrosse was outmatched 19-12 on Saturday, losing to No.3 Virginia for the team’s sixth loss of the season.

After the Cavaliers maintained 7-2 after the first quarter, the lead was never relinquished. 

Now 8-6 on the year, their 15th and final game of the regular season comes Saturday against No. 2 Duke in Durham, North Carolina at noon.

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