Syracuse surges late to dump Johns Hopkins, 13-8

Orange open up close game with 5-1 second-half scoring run

Hub staff report / March 18, 2013 Posted in Athletics Tagged men's lacrosse

Video: Game report: JHU vs. Syracuse
Game report: JHU vs. Syracuse

Host Syracuse scored five of the game's final six goals to secure a 13-8 win against the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team at the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon.

The fourth-ranked Blue Jays (5-2) got on the board first on a goal by freshman Holden Cattoni, but the Orange scored six straight goals to go up 6-1. JHU battled back to within one goal in the third quarter, but No. 11 Syracuse (4-1) finished strong for its sixth victory in the past seven matchups with JHU.

Sophomore Wells Stanwick scored three goals for Johns Hopkins, which also got goals from Brandon Benn, Rex Sanders, Ryan Brown, and Lee Coppersmith.

Scott Loy scored three goals for Syracuse, which outshot JHU 39-29.

The Blue Jays visit No. 9 Virginia on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast by ESPNU.

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