A wire-to-wire victory by the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team snapped a three-game ACC losing skid, taking down No. 5 Virginia 13-11.
Jakob Phaup dominated at the X, winning 24-of-27 restarts to give ‘Cuse a massive possession advantage, while Owen Hiltz (3-2) led the Orange in scoring. Owen Hiltz (2-2) notched four points in his first collegiate start, and Jamie Trimboli posted a hat trick.
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A huge bounce back day for Syracuse lacrosse. @CuseMLAX takes down Virginia 13-11. 24-3 edge on faceoffs for the Orange, who all but punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. @CuseWLAX strikes back on @BCwlax with a 16-7 win. Cuse women will be the No.2 seed in the ACC Tourney.
— Brent Axe (@BrentAxeMedia) April 24, 2021
Syracuse lacrosse box score at Virginia | https://t.co/As4q8SbbBR
— Syracuse Lacrosse (@cnylacrosse) April 24, 2021
From NCAA Bubble, to maybe a shot at being a top 10 seed with another win next week at #2 Notre Dame. Man I love sports…Great win by the @CuseMLAX today at #5 Virginia. First time since 2002 SU has beaten UVA twice in a season. https://t.co/V7crkD1XM7
— Mario Sacco (@MarioSaccoNC9) April 24, 2021
MASSIVE WIN for Syracuse this afternoon. The Orange sweep Virginia in the regular season. https://t.co/6L1s7qgDT4
— 3 Idiots And A Lawyer: The Syracuse Sports Podcast (@3ILpod) April 24, 2021
FINAL | UVA makes a late run, but come up short to Syracuse for the second time this season.
Xander Dickson with 3 goals to lead Virginia.
— Preston Willett (@PrestonWillett) April 24, 2021