October 24: Syracuse: 28 Akron: 14
Delone Carter, senior running back for the Orange, carried the ball 30 times for 170 yards and 3 scores. Greg Paulus was 12 of 17 for 105 yards, while throwing for a score. Marcus Sales, caught 6 balls for 61 yards, including the lone receiving score for Syracuse. The win brought Syracuse to an overall record of 3-4. Awaiting Syracuse now is the Cincinnati Bearcats (ranked #8 in the BCS standings), who come in with a 7-0 overall record and a 3-0 Big East Conference record. The game is Saturday, October 31, at 12 pm.
Oct. 25: Syracuse: 97 Cal State Los Angeles: 54
Freshman forward James Southerland led the Orange with 19 points on 7 of 7 shooting from the field in this opening exhibition matchup. Sophomore forward Kris Joseph added 13, while junior forward Rick Jackson turned in a double-double (12 pts. and 12 rebounds). Syracuse has one more exhibition matchup versus Le Moyne at 7 pm Tuesday, November 3rd, at the Carrier Dome before kicking the season off Monday, November 9th, at home versus Albany.
Last Friday, October 23, the #5 ranked Syracuse field hockey team (15-2, 5-0) defeated Villanova 5-3. Following the win, they played #10 Boston College and suffered a tough loss, losing 1-0. The team is back in action Saturday, October 31, however, as they play at home versus Rutgers at 1 pm. Next Saturday, the Big East Tournament starts as Syracuse takes a trip to Rhode Island to take on Providence.
The men’s and the women’s cross country teams have the Big East Championships this Saturday, October 31, in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
This past Sunday, October 25th, the men’s and women’s rowing teams competed in the Princeton Chase. The men’s varsity finished 6th in a time of 13:30.115, while the women’s varsity finished 9th in a time of 15:45.459. Next up, is the Syracuse Fall Invitational.
Last Saturday, October 24, the men’s soccer team (2-14, 1-8) went down to DePaul, 2-1. This Saturday, they take on Cincinnati at 7 pm, at the SU Soccer Stadium.
The Syracuse women’s soccer team (5-11-3, 2-8-1) ended its season last Sunday with a win over South Florida, 3-2.
Following losses this past weekend to Marquette (3 sets to 1) and the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay (3 sets to 1), the Syracuse women’s volleyball team (18-7, 7-2) looks to avenge consecutive losses at the University of Louisville this Friday, October 30, at 7 pm. On Sunday, the team travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats.