No. 7 Syracuse slams Loyola

Orange scores first five goals, wins its fourth straight, 12-6

College lacrosse

April 08, 2005|By Staff

Freshman attackman Mike Leveille scored three times in the game's first nine minutes to help No. 7 Syracuse to a 12-6 victory at Loyola on Saturday afternoon.

Leveille finished with three goals and an assist for the Orange, who have won four consecutive games and improved to 5-3 on the season.

The Greyhounds (4-4) trailed 5-0 before getting on the scoreboard on a goal by Shane Koppens goal at 12:27 of the second quarter. Loyola did not score again until the 7:48 mark of the third period and turned the ball over 30 times in the contest.

The Orange led 7-1 at halftime and pushed its advantage to 9-1 early in the third quarter. Koppens and Dan Bauers had two goals apiece for Loyola, and Matt Monfett and Andrew Spack also scored.

Loyola visits Georgetown next saturday at 1 p.m., and Syracuse plays host to No. 9 Cornell on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

April 9, 2005, 4:31 PM EDT

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