Cornell defeated Syracuse, 10-9, on Sunday night in the Carrier Dome to advance to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. Syracuse concludes their season at 8-7 while Cornell will advance to the quarterfinal round in Annapolis, Maryland where they will face the top seeded Maryland who defeated Robert Morris, 14-11, on Sunday.
Clark Petterson had a career high five goals for the Big Red. Jake McCulloch scored twice to go along with a pair of assists. For Syracuse, Brendan Bomberry and Jamie Trimboli each had two goals.
– Survived, Advanced: Men’s Lax Squeezes Orange At The Dome (CornellBigRed.com)
– Syracuse’s Season Comes to an End vs. Cornell (Cuse.com)
– Syracuse’s season ends in first round with 10-9 loss against Cornell (Daily Orange)
— Cornell Daily Sun Sports (@DailySunSports) May 14, 2018
FINAL: Cornell 10, Syracuse 9. The Big Red advances to its first national quarterfinal since 2013, the last time the Orange went to the final four.
— WAER Sports (@WAERSports) May 14, 2018
— ESPN Ithaca (@ESPNIthaca) May 14, 2018
Syracuse will be back next year. Probably top 10 preseason. This team was inexperienced and young. It's a miracle SU swept the ACC regular season. Look for Syracuse to do some damage next May.
— Brian Harrison (@BH_Orange44) May 14, 2018
NCAA OPENER TONIGHT: Cornell vs. Syracuse in the Carrier Dome
One of the oldest rivalries in college lacrosse is renewed for the NCAA Tournament. This will be the 104th meeting between Syracuse and Cornell, making it the fourth-longest running series in lacrosse history.
The last game of the first round has become a Syracuse staple. With the Carrier Dome hosting University commencement on Sunday morning, the Carrier Dome changeover to lacrosse for the Sunday night time slot has become a yearly tradition.
The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Chris Cotter, Paul Carcaterra and Ric Beardsley calling the action.
— Daily Orange Sports (@DOsports) May 13, 2018
What channel is Syracuse lacrosse vs. Cornell on? https://t.co/36glFrrAKd
— syracuse.com (@syracusedotcom) May 12, 2018