The Orange trailed by as many as seven on the road at No. 2 Duke (9-0), but led a furious comeback effort to take the lead in the fourth quarter.
The Blue Devils scored the game’s final two goals and Syracuse’s last-second shot was saved, allowing Duke to pull off a 15-14 victory over Syracuse. The Orange fell to 1-1 in ACC play.
Stephen Rehfuss led the Orange with six points (3-3) and Chase Scanlan (4-1) was right behind. Tucker Dordevic (1-2), Owen Hiltz (1-2), Brendan Curry (2-0) and Owen Seebold (2-0) notched multi-point days for ‘Cuse. Drake Porter made 13 stops in cage.
GAME RECAP LINKS:
- ‘Cuse Comeback Falls Short at Duke (Cuse.com)
- Faceoff struggles bury No. 4 Syracuse in 15-14 loss to No. 2 Duke (DailyOrange.com)
- Syracuse lacrosse box score vs. Duke (Syracuse.com)
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— Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) March 25, 2021