Syracuse releases schedule featuring games against 8 of country’s Top 10 teams

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ The Syracuse women’s lacrosse schedule was released Thursday afternoon, and it includes eight of Inside Lacrosse’s preseason Top 10 teams.Coming off a trip to the national championship game last season, the Orange — ranked No. 4 in Inside Lacrosse’s preseason poll — will face the three other final four teams from 2014 and the other seven teams that reached the quarterfinals.SU’s season opens at home on Feb. 7 against Denver at noon, followed by a matchup with Canisius at 7:30 p.m.Syracuse begins Atlantic Coast Conference play on Feb. 23 against Virginia in the Carrier Dome. The Orange will play its first road game of the season on March 7 against Maryland in a rematch of the 2014 national championship game. The Terrapins were the only team to defeat SU last season, doing so three times.Here’s a look at the rest of the Orange’s schedule:AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSaturday, Feb. 7 vs. Denver, 12 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 7 vs. Canisius, 7:30 p.m.Sunday, Feb. 15 vs. Canisius, 12 p.m.Sunday, Feb. 15 vs. Presbyterian, 7:30 p.m.Monday, Feb. 23 vs. Virginia, 6 p.m.Wednesday, Feb. 25 vs. Connecticut, 6 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 28 vs. Boston College, 12 p.m.Saturday, March 7 at Maryland, 12 p.m.Tuesday, March 10 at Florida, 6:30 p.m.Saturday, March 14 vs. Harvard, 7 p.m. (in Orlando)Tuesday, March 17 vs. Cornell, 6 p.m.Sunday, March 22 at Northwestern, 1 p.m.Saturday, March 28 at Duke, 1 p.m.Saturday, April 4 at Virginia Tech, 1 p.m.Tuesday, April 7 vs. Notre Dame, 7 p.m.Saturday, April 11 at North Carolina, TBAThursday, April 16 at Louisville, TBASunday, April 19 vs. Albany, 1 p.m.Saturday, May 2 at Loyola (Maryland), 1 p.m. Comments Published on December 18, 2014 at 4:25 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschwedslast_img

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