WLax Minute - Syracuse On To The Quarterfinals

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Syracuse advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's lacrosse championship following a 21-8 win over Dartmouth in second round action on Sunday afternoon. With the win the No. 4 seed Orange (17-3) will host No. 5 seed Florida on May 18 or 19. Earlier this season on March 2, Florida beat Syracuse 14-10 in Sun Life Stadium as part of the Orange Bowl Lacrosse Classic.

 

In the victory against Dartmouth, Syracuse trailed 4-2 with 22:16 left in the first half, but reeled off seven straight goals and led 9-4 with 9:17 remaining in the frame. The Orange carried a 12-6 advantage at halftime and never looked back. It was their 12th straight win.

 

Georgetown and Loyola also were in action on Sunday, but each lost. Georgetown was clipped by Virginia 10-8 at home and finished the year 13-6. Loyola was downed at North Carolina 19-9 and closed out the season 11-9.