Syracuse lacrosse, seeded No. 8 in the NCAA Tournament, will host Albany

Syracuse has won five straight games

Syracuse has won five straight games
Syracuse lacrosse was named the No. 8 seed in the 2016 NCAA Tournament during Sunday evening’s selection show. It will host No. 4 Albany on May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrier Dome.

The Orange has won five straight games, including defeating No. 11 North Carolina and No. 13 Duke to capture its second straight ACC Championship.

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The Great Danes finished the season 12-3, though one of those losses was to Syracuse on Feb. 21. In that game, Nick Mariano and Derek DeJoe each notched a hat trick in a 16-7 win. 

Should Syracuse advance, it would play the winner of Maryland and the winner of Quinnipiac or Hartford in the NCAA Quarterfinals.

The game will be televised on ESPNU. 

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