Syracuse Loses to Hobart
No. 3/5 Syracuse had its six-game home winning streak snapped in a 13-12 loss to Hobart on April 16 at the Carrier Dome. Alex Love's unassisted goal with 2:13 remaining was the difference as the Statesmen won the Kraus-Simmons Trophy for just the third time since it started being presented to the Syracuse-Hobart winner in 1986.
Friars Fall in Ocean State Battle
Providence rallied in the fourth quarter, but fell short to cross-city rival Brown 7-6 on April 16 at Lennon Family Field. The Friars trailed 6-4 heading into the fourth quarter and tied the game on back-to-back goals by Greg FitzMaurice at 13:46 and 8:15, but couldn't pull off the victory.
On Saturday, there are three BIG EAST matchups and one nonconference tilt. Rutgers will host No. 7/6 Duke at 7 p.m. in the only non-league game. No. 20/RV St. John's will play at Providence, while No. 3/5 Syracuse will play at RV/NR Georgetown, with both games starting at 1 p.m. On ESPNU at 2 p.m., No. 19/19 Villanova will play at No. 2/3 Notre Dame. The Wildcats are currently undefeated in league play at 4-0, while the Irish are right behind them in the standings at 3-1.