Syracuse and Maryland met for the eighth time in the NCAA lacrosse tournament on Saturday afternoon in the 2016 quarterfinal round at Brown Stadium in Providence, R.I. The Terrapins looked sharp throughout winning 13-7 to advance to the Final Four.
The Orange sits at 2-2 with a third of the season officially in the books. For a team that began the year seeking to capitalize on a fairly successful rookie campaign in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Syracuse has instead resembled a squad that can’t seem to get out of its own way.
Much as been made, for which the comments were intended to do exactly that, concerning the outward proclamations of his football program’s quest for national recognition, uttered last week by Orange AD Daryl Gross.