Growing older, the passion remained as Symmes played both football and lacrosse. Now a senior midfielder for Army, Symmes has developed into a star for No. 9 Army (3-0) as the Black Knights come to the Carrier Dome to face No. 16 Syracuse (1-1). After not playing much his first two years, Symmes tallied 25 goals and 35 points last season, including the game-winning goal against then-No. 6 Syracuse last season.
ALBANY — Looking back, University at Albany men’s lacrosse freshman Tehoka Nanticoke said he pressed during his collegiate debut last weekend in Syracuse. “I was a little tense with my stick,” Nanticoke said earlier this week.
Buffalo comes in on a four game win streak while Rochester has recovered from a six game losing streak with two wins of their own. The Bandits are in sole possession of first place while the Knighthawks are last in the East Division. No game comes easy in the NLL and the Bandits know that.
Syracuse sophomore draw-control specialist Morgan Widner underwent an MRI on Friday that revealed a torn ACL and meniscus in her right knee. The details were confirmed via a text message from Jill Widner, Morgan’s mother, to The Daily Orange.
Colgate senior attackman Anthony Abbadessa sustained an injury early in the Raiders’ 14-11 victory over Cornell and is likely out for Saturday’s Patriot League opener vs. Bucknell. Coach Mike Murphy told IL Thursday that “the extent [of the injury] is still unknown, so we’ll have to see where we go moving forward.”
Syracuse looks to bounce back from a tough loss to No. 3 Albany on Saturday, when the team hosts Army in its second game of seven-straight contests against top-15 opponents.
- The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra, with Jake Marsh on play-by-play, where he'll be accompanied on the call by Syracuse legend Ryan Powell. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will carry the game on ESPN97.7 and Noah Eagle, Conor Federico and JD Raucci broadcasting the game on WAER.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Three-time defending North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Champions, Morrisville State College men's lacrosse, will begin pursuit of a fourth straight title Saturday, as they commence the 2018 season schedule on the road at St. John Fisher College.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The grind of an unforgiving schedule this season carries a bright side for Syracuse lacrosse midfielder Austin Fusco.
Yes, there is a rat-tat-tat of one powerhouse team after another standing in SU's way this spring. But the tests can create an assembly line of opportunities for Syracuse to keep focused and not get too distracted by the inevitable lapses of the season.
How dangerous is this UAlbany lacrosse team? As dangerous as a blowtorch. After a 15-3 dominating performance at Syracuse last weekend, the Great Danes have opened whatever remaining eyes may have still been heavy or drowsy on the purple and gold.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – It's not quite spring yet in Upstate New York, but the 2018 Skidmore College men's lacrosse team looks to heat things up in its season opener, at home against Babson on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Thoroughbreds look to battle through a difficult schedule, with an eye towards the Liberty League Tournament and beyond.
High school lacrosse fans already had two reasons to pay attention to the season-opener for the Victor Blue Devils.
The reigning Class B state champions again are ranked nationally by US Lacrosse Magazine, and so is Jamesville-DeWitt of Section III, Victor's opponent March 29. Since the matchup is taking place indoors, it will also be historic.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Fourth-ranked Syracuse scored in the first two minutes of the game and never looked back in a 19-12 win against Albany in front of 827 fans at the Carrier Dome.
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Emma Powlin’s (Penfield) four goals and a strong second half weren’t enough for the University at Albany women’s lacrosse team to overcome No. 4/5 Syracuse in a 19-12 loss at the Carrier Dome on Thursday.
Facing the nation’s top offense that averages 20 goals per game, the Great Danes fought back from an 11-2 halftime deficit, with Powlin scoring three times in the second half.
Thompson displayed his designs and artwork at “The Art of Sport” art show at the Spare Time Gallery inside the Miami Ad School on Thursday in Atlanta. The show featured personal artwork from athletes on Atlanta’s top professional sports franchises — the Falcons, Hawks, Braves and Atlanta United — and the creative companies that work with them.
The Team Up Speak Up campaign is committed to changing the culture surrounding concussions in sports by having all athletes take on the responsibility of reporting to a team leader if they suspect a teammate may have a concussion. It’s about looking out for each other.
Liam Gleason, UAlbany’s Associate Head Coach for Men’s Lacrosse and Defensive Coordinator, has served on Head Coach Scott Marr’s staff since October 2011. In his first six years, 21 UAlbany defensive players have earned all-conference honors, with another four players earning all-rookie honors in the America East. Gleason’s defense helped UAlbany go undefeated in conference play in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, winning the school’s fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth America East Tournament titles.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Fresh off its best season opener in program history, the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team gets set for its next two games at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium, hosting Drexel for the home opener on Saturday, February 24th at noon.
According to Orange coach John Desko, SU enjoyed possession of the ball for four minutes in the first quarter, 4:30 in the second and a stunning 1:30 in the third. Given such dismal numbers, Syracuse's 15-3 loss to the Great Danes was entirely understandable.
Cornell opened up the season last week at home, taking on Villanova and emerging with a 13-7 win.
Caroline Allen had herself quite the season debut, recording three goals in the victory to lead the team.
The 2017 season was one of near misses for the SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team. The Bears were in five competitive, one-goal contests last year, including three in overtime. Potsdam consistently challenged its opponents all season. A few bounces could have changed the year dramatically. That's the message 16th-year head coach Lauren Bruce is stressing to her Bears as they head out to set things right in 2018.
THE MATCHUP: The Big Red men's lacrosse team will play its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 24 when it welcomes Hobart for the 137th edition of the most contested rivalry in collegiate lacrosse. Both teams are winless on the season after the Cornell dropped its season-opener to Colgate (14-11), while the Statesmen fell to both No. 12 Penn State (15-8) and Siena (12-11) last week. The game can be viewed on the Ivy League Network, or heard at www.WHCUradio.com or locally on WHCU 870 AM with Barry Leonard on the call.
Tara Atkinson (Lloyd Harbor, New York) led the Raiders with four goals and five points, both tied for career-highs, while Haley O'Hanlon (Garden City, New York) also recorded four goals for the Raiders in the win. O'Hanlon now has 98 career goals.
Before his first game in a Syracuse uniform, Tucker Dordevic sat down at his locker. In the scrimmages prior, he cemented himself as a starter on the first midfield line. Now, there he was, less than an hour before he made his first career start.
This Saturday, SU finishes up its opening home stand against No. 9 Army (3-0), which is coming off a 9-7 win against No. 13 Rutgers. One key piece that may be missing, though, is Army’s “top defender,” Johnny Surdick, Army head coach Joe Alberici said.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- No. 4/5 Syracusegoes for its third straight win to start the season when it hosts Albany on Thursday, Feb. 22. Opening draw is set for 5 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Admission and parking are free.
Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra and the ESPN Watch app. Live stats will be available on Cuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse women's lacrosse freshman attack Molly Carter posted 259 goals in her high school career at Lynbrook, so she knows how to find the back of the net.
But she had never unveiled anything like the score she produced against Oregon on Sunday.
NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – The Purple Eagles women's lacrosse team hits the road to face off against rival St. Bonaventure on Thursday, Feb. 22. Fresh off an 8-7 home victory in its season-opener against Binghamton, Niagara looks to open the season 2-0 for the first time since 2005. The opening draw is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
On the strength of a 16-for-21 day at the face-off X, Albany sophomore TD Ierlan is the Alpha Lacrosse Player of Week Two.
Adding nine groundballs and a goal to his stat line, Ierlan was instrumental in the Great Danes' season-opening 15-3 win over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Saturday.
In the last Junior College Report I talked about the NJCAA preseason Top 10, added in some thoughts I had on the many tiers of NJCAA men’s lacrosse, and we previewed a couple more programs. This week we have two final program previews, but we also have NJCAA GAMES! It’s NJCAA game time!
Albany leapfrogged Maryland for the No. 2 ranking in the latest Maverik Inside Lacrosse media poll thanks to a 15-3 pummeling of then-No. 7 Syracuse on Saturday, and Nanticoke played a significant role in that victory.
On Saturday against then-No. 4 Albany, in a 15-3 loss where little went right for the Orange, Syracuse players made six trips to the penalty box.
But Albany, which scored on 34 percent of its extra-man chances a year ago, only found nylon once with the man advantage on Saturday.
Charlie Bertrand, Merrimack sophomore from Baldwinsville, was named Player of the Week, and Jack Sweeney, Le Moyne senior goalie from Westhill, was named Goalkeeper of the Week for the NE10 Conference.
This projection will continue to change several times before the NLL Expansion Draft actually occurs. Just a reminder, we’ve got two teams joining the league in the 2018-19, San Diego Seals and Philly Wings, bringing our total to 11. Don’t be surprised to see trades made to simply get something back for a player that is likely to get selected if he’s unprotected, and a non-expansion team can use him and protect him.
Canisius tallied eight the final 10 goals of the contest to overcome a four-goal deficit and defeat Binghamton, 12-10, In collegiate men's lacrosse action Tuesday at the Bearcat Sports Complex in Vestal, N.Y.
ALBANY, N.Y. – The honors keep rolling in for UAlbany men’s lacrosse after its big win at Syracuse, with two Great Danes being named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) DI Team of the Week. JD Colarusso and Tehoka Nanticoke are two of the representatives on the 10-member team, honored by the USILA each week.
The history of Syracuse lacrosse is filled with memorable teams and moments, none more so than what the 1988 and 2008 NCAA Championship teams delivered.
Those two teams will be honored on the decade anniversaries of their remarkable achievement at the Carrier Dome on March 10, when Syracuse hosts storied rival Johns Hopkins.
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University women's lacrosse team announced its 2018 slate which includes nine home games highlighting the teams' calendar.
The Saxons went 3-12 in 2017, including an 0-8 mark in Empire 8 Conference play. AU pulled in nonconference wins against Wells College (12-9), Hilbert College (17-10) and D'Youville (24-14). The Saxons will take on Hilbert and D'Youville in 2018.
“Typically, that’s my nap time,” Thompson said. “But we put the game on the computer. Me and [my brother] Miles watched it together.”
And not long after UAlbany finished off an eye-popping 15-3 win in which senior Connor Fields collected four points and freshman Tehoka Nanticoke debuted with five goals, Thompson took to Twitter to offer a prediction.
She was part of the first women’s national championship at SU as a member of the 2015 field hockey team. She hopes to continue her field hockey career as an Olympian for the United States. For now, in her last semester as an undergraduate, she’s returned to her first sport, lacrosse, as a defender for the Orange (2-0) women’s lacrosse team. Hurff said she hopes it’s just another stepping stone toward her field hockey goals.
Offensive Player of the Week - Mike Fletcher, Quinnipiac, Jr., Attack, Syracuse, NY/West Genesee
Mike Fletcher tallied five points (four goals, one assist) in a 12-11 overtime win over No. 17 Brown. His four goals included an unassisted tally for the game-winner, when he came from behind the net on a restart, circled in front of the cage, and beat the Brown goalie over his right shoulder to give the Bobcats the win.
ALBANY, N.Y. – University at Albany freshman midfielder Kendra Harbinger was named America East women’s lacrosse Rookie of the Week on Monday.
Harbinger, from Clifton Park, N.Y., scored two goals in her collegiate debut Saturday in the Great Danes’ 12-10 loss at Yale.
EDISON, New Jersey - After opening the season with a 14-11 win against Army, the women's lacrosse team pick up two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors. Sophomore Samantha Mehalick earned Offensive Player of the Week and Freshman Delaney Galvin earned Defensive Player of the Week.
ALBANY, N.Y. – With the UAlbany men’s lacrosse dominant victory over Syracuse, two Great Danes shared the three America East weekly awards this period. Tehoka Nanticoke was honored as the America East Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week while JD Colarusso was chosen as the America East Defensive Player of the Week.
By Craig Rybczynski -- When the Rochester Knighthawks walked into their dressing room on Feb. 3, they were greeted with a pleasant surprise. Sewn into the left chest of their silver and light gray military-themed jerseys were authentic U.S. Army patches.
Jonathan is a three-year starter for the Rangers and head coach Tim Britton, who will start his last season with 96 goals and 101 assists. He was named to the 1st Team Attack MC-d3 and was a D&C All-Greater Rochester (Honorable Mention) in 2017.
HAMILTON – Colgate climbed into the national rankings two days after one of their biggest wins in years.
The Raiders are 18th in the USILA Coaches Poll and 20th in the Maverik Media Poll on the heels of their 3-0 start. Highlighting the early success was Saturday's 14-11 triumph over Cornell – the first win against the Big Red in 21 years and the first home victory against them since 1964.
SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse today formally announced Philadelphia as the site of the annual US Lacrosse Convention and Fan Fest (LaxCon) for 2019 and 2020. The sport’s national governing body hosts each year the largest professional development event and trade show in the world for lacrosse coaches, officials, leaders and fans, drawing more than 7,000 participants each January for a weekend of learning, networking and fun to kick off the season.
LaxCon will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Jan. 11-13, 2019, and Jan. 10-12, 2020. US Lacrosse in 2002 unified its men’s and women’s conventions in the City of Brotherly Love, which since has hosted LaxCon in 2004-08 and 2012-14.
Siena Men’s Lacrosse freshman goalkeeper Anthony Tebbano was tabbed the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Rookie of the Week following the Saints season opening victory at Hobart. This is Tebbano’s first weekly award.
Well, this is a first, the first time I’ve written an RTD article in an airport because I’ve got six hours to kill because I missed my 6 AM flight because there were unusually long lines at check-in and then TSA screening. And I’m not the only one; I’m guessing there were a lot of people who missed their flights out of Syracuse this morning.
No. 5 Syracuse (2-0) beat Oregon (1-1) 17-11 to win its second-straight game to start the season. Nine SU players scored in the game, with Taylor Gait’s three goals leading the Orange. Freshman Molly Carter was the other three-point scorer for Syracuse, adding an assist to her two goals.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Senior attackman Justin Kesselring (Fairport) registered five points to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College men's basketball team to a 12-3 season-opening win over 13th-ranked Mercy College on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
What Fields and Nanticoke aren’t totally sure about, though, is who ripped off Fields’ helmet to close the skirmish. Nanticoke claims it was him, but another teammate — Chaunce Hill, who is now a junior defenseman for UAlbany — is certain he was the one who actually removed Fields’ helmet.
The Blue and Gold suffered an early bump in the road at No. 9, Northwestern, last Saturday, succumbing to defeat, 18-7. Senior goalkeeper Rebecca VanLaeken was busy early and often in the contest, and racked up a program-record-tying 20 saves against the Wildcats.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — With five goals in No. 3 Albany’s season opener against No. 9 Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, Tehoka Nanticoke just introduced himself to college lacrosse, displaying poise, power and panache.
The Rochester Knighthawks shut down the first-place Saskatchewan Rush, 16-11, tonight at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. The win marked the first time the Knighthawks have beaten the Rush since the 2012 Champion’s Cup game and snapped a six-game road winning streak for Saskatchewan.