Syracuse men’s soccer receives NCAA Tournament bid
Men’s soccer receives NCAA Tournament bid
Sports SUmmary: women’s cross country wins regional title, field hockey season ends
The reigning National Champion, Syracuse men’s soccer received an at-large bid to the 2023 NCAA Tournament. Syracuse will host Boston University on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the first round, the NCAA announced on Monday afternoon.
This will be the ninth straight appearance for the Orange and the eighth with head coach Ian McIntyre. During his tenure, the squad has gone 13-4-2 in the national tournament, including a 5-0-0 record last year that led to a title.
Boston University enters the tourney with a 12-3-4 record and defeated Lafayette to win the school’s first-ever Patriot League title, helping them secure an automatic bid.
Syracuse has faced Boston just three times, with BU winning all three. The winner of the matchup will face the eighth-seeded New Hampshire on Sunday in the second round.
Women’s cross country wins regional title, earns NCAA Championship spot
Syracuse women’s cross country won the NCAA Northeast Regional for their first regional title since 2011.
Junior Savannah Roark led the way for the Orange, finishing in sixth place. Four Orange runners finished in the top 22 to earn USTFCCCA All-Region destination. Syracuse’s 98 points outdid Boston College, Providence and Harvard for the title, earning them an automatic bid for next week’s NCAA Championships, their third straight.
The Syracuse men’s team finished in third place at the meet, missing out on one of the two automatic qualifying bids for the tournament. However, their season helped them extend the country’s fourth-longest active streak of qualifying for the NCAA Championships for a 15th-straight year with a bid at-large.
Virginia is hosting the event, which commences at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday.
Syracuse field hockey season comes to an end
The first year of head coach Lynn Farquhar’s tenure as Syracuse field hockey head coach came to a close on Sunday afternoon when No.11 Syracuse was defeated by No.3 Duke, 2-1 on Williams Field in North Carolina.
Syracuse scored the first goal of the game early on, but Duke scored two goals and were unanswered by Syracuse.
The Orange officially finished their season with an 11-8 record, five wins worse than last year.