NCAA en SU Football Wins 54-0 <p>Syracuse (1-2) throttled Wagner 54-0 in the Dome Opener on Saturday. It’s the first win of the Scott Shafer era, but he wasn’t focused on that.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I didn’t think about my first win too much until they dumped the Gatorade on me,” Shafer said, with a chuckle. “But it feels great.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The big story of the day revolved around, what else, the quarterbacks. Senior transfer Drew Allen started the game, but was yanked after he mustered just three points on three drives.</span></p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 01:10:39 +0000 Ben Fontana 7942 at SU Football Wins 54-0 Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 <p><strong>Evanston, Ill. -&nbsp;</strong>#19 Northwestern (2-0) crushed Syracuse (0-2) 48-27 at Ryan Field Saturday. The Orange has dropped both games this season to two Big Ten teams, Penn State and Northwestern. The Scott Shafer era has not gotten off to a great start and the first year head coach is taking full responsibility.</p><p>“We didn't play well in this game, and it starts with me.” Shafer said following the loss. “I have to fix these mistakes for next week,” the Coach continued.</p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 02:40:58 +0000 Ben Fontana 7608 at Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 Syracuse Travels To Northwestern for Week 2 <p><strong>Evanston, Ill. - </strong>Everybody remembers last season’s heartbreaking loss in the Carrier Dome to Northwestern to start the year. The orange stormed back from 22-point deficit to take the lead with just over two minutes to go in the game and ultimately lost on a Northwestern final drive making the score 42-41 Wildcats. The two teams face off again this Saturday and this time it is in Evanston.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:44:10 +0000 Ben Fontana 7567 at Syracuse Travels To Northwestern for Week 2 Syracuse Loses Season Opener 23-17 <p><strong>East Rutherford, NJ -&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse (0-1) fell 23-17 to Penn State (1-0) in its first game in the Scott Shafer era.</span></p><p>The first year coach said, “I liked the way the kids competed.”</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senior Drew Allen was the man under center for the orange. The Oklahoma transfer finished the game 17 for 38 with 189 yards and two interceptions.</span></p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:35:19 +0000 Ben Fontana 7293 at Syracuse Loses Season Opener 23-17 SU Lacrosse Advances to Title Game <p>Despite trailing for the seemingly the entire game, the top-seeded Syracuse lacrosse team came back from behind to defeat #4 Denver 9-8 in the Final Four to advance to its 17th National Championship game in school history. The Orange now takes on seventh-seeded Duke on Memorial Day Monday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia at 1 PM.</p> Sun, 26 May 2013 17:11:27 +0000 Ben Fontana 2621 at SU Lacrosse Advances to Title Game