No. 4/4 Syracuse shut out its opponent in the first half for the second consecutive game on its way to a 20-2 victory against Binghamton in women’s lacrosse action on Sunday, Feb. 16. Senior Emily Hawryschuk scored six goals and moved into a tie for ninth place on the Orange’s all-time scoring list with 227 points.
“It was a quick turnaround since we played yesterday, but it went great,” said Syracuse head coach Gary Gait. “The players did as asked. We were dialed in and ready to play. I have to give a lot of credit to the defense and Coach Defliese. I can’t remember a time where I walked in at halftime and saw zero shots. So, my hat is off to the D. That’s two great games in a row where they’ve really stifled the other team’s offense.”
HOW IT HAPPENED
Syracuse (3-1) started the game much like it did on Saturday against UAlbany with the offense clicking and the defense stopping any Bearcats’ chances. Hawryschuk started the offensive outburst with a free-position goal at the 26:15 mark. Freshman Emma Tyrrell scored on an assist from senior Vanessa Costantino and Hawryschuk found the back of the net again on an assist from sophomore Meaghan Tyrrell 29 seconds later and the Syracuse offense was rolling.
Back-to-back wins at the Dome ✅
We hit the road on Saturday to take on Northwestern! pic.twitter.com/5wh4RmeJkN
— Syracuse Women's Lacrosse (@CuseWLAX) February 17, 2020