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The Ostrom Avenue Podcast

The Ostrom Avenue Podcast is a Syracuse University sports podcast from WAER Syracuse Public Media studios hosted by Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard. The Ostrom Avenue Podcast takes a deep dive into Orange sports and aims to break down game specifics, key players and big storylines. It is catered to the diehard Syracuse sports fan who wants to feel like they're a part of the conversation. A new episode of The Ostrom Avenue Podcast can be found weekly during the school year.

Latest Episodes
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard react to Judah Mintz withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to Syracuse for his sophomore season.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard recap Syracuse women's lacrosse's 8-7 Final Four loss to Boston College, once again coming up short of the first title in program history. Then, the guys go over Gary Gait's first couple of additions in the transfer portal, before closing with their thoughts on the passing of Jim Brown.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard discuss Syracuse women's lacrosse heading to the Final Four, Adrian Autry securing more commitments in the transfer portal, Syracuse football adding to its roster depth, and the state of the ACC after its league meetings this week.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard preview Syracuse women's lacrosse's NCAA Tournament run, expectations, and more before diving into Donnie Freeman's commitment to Syracuse men's basketball, Syracuse football picking up a transfer quarterback, and SU men's soccer's trip to England!
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard recap Syracuse men's lacrosse's season-ending loss to Duke, share travel stories, and take a holistic view at Gary Gait's second season as head coach. Plus, thoughts on the women's lacrosse team's second loss in three games, Justin Lamson entering the portal, and Adrian Autry working the portal as well.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard chat with Duke men's lacrosse Head Coach John Danowski about his team's season thus far, his life in coaching, and more. Plus, the guys start the pod reacting to Syracuse men's lacrosse's loss at Virginia, SU women's lax's first loss of the year, and the football Spring Game!
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard hit on the latest news and notes within Syracuse Athletics before talking with Virginia men's lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany about UVA's season thus far, his coaching philosophies, and more!
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard chat with's Emily Leiker about Syracuse Men's Lacrosse following its first ranked win of the season, and check in on Syracuse Football and what there is to know from the Orange's spring practices.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard chat with Inside Lacrosse's Terry Foy about Syracuse Men's Lacrosse's season thus far, how it compares to expectations, and check in on the national landscape of college lacrosse and who might be contending for a national title come Memorial Day.
  • Ethan Frank and Jordan Leonard chat with former Syracuse men's lacrosse star Ric Beardsley about this year's SU team, stories from Ric's playing days, and what playing for the Orange meant to him.