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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 Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz. 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
  • With the season finale approaching, hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank take a macro approach to this week's episode by dissecting some of the problems that went wrong this season for Syracuse men's lacrosse, specifically in last week's game against Virginia, the chances SU can steal a win this weekend against Notre Dame, and more!
  • Guess who's back? Brent Axe returns to the podcast to go over the entire 2022 season for Syracuse men's lacrosse, why Gary Gait's first season has not been as successful as Kayla Treanor's with the women's team, and what 2023 could look like for the Orange.
  • After Syracuse men's lacrosse dropped its third straight game, this time to number four Cornell, it was time to turn the page to the weekend. So. hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank chatted with UNC head coach Joe Breschi about Saturday's game. The Tar Heels head man discusses the stardom of Chris Gray, maintaining and sustaining excellence at a top-tier program like North Carolina, and what he thinks will be the difference in the game.
  • After an embarrassing 22-6 loss in South Bend, Syracuse men's lacrosse has to regroup in a hurry before Thursday's game at UAlbany. Hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank regroup themselves to go over the Orange's season to this point, what went wrong against Notre Dame, and an outlook for the rest of the season.
  • Syracuse men's lacrosse hits the road for the fourth time this season, heading west to South Bend to take on Notre Dame, a team that beat SU twice in 2021. To preview Saturday's matchup hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank talk to Brian Benedict, Notre Dame broadcaster on the ACC Network to look at all aspects of this weekend's game. Brian dishes on the gauntlet of a schedule the Irish have faced, the Kavanaugh brothers, and a couple of keys to victory on both sides of the ball.
  • The time has come. Hosts Ben Shulman, Johnny Gadamowitz, and Ethan Frank reconvene for one final time to close the book on the 2021-22 Syracuse men's basketball season. Then, Ben says goodbye to the show he's been a part of for three years, and the trio goes over some of their greatest memories on the pod.
  • Syracuse men's lacrosse dives headfirst into conference play with a date against number 10 Duke on Saturday. To get more insight on the Blue Devils, host Johnny Gadamowitz sat down with Duke head coach John Danowski to talk about everything going on with his squad, how they're preparing for SU and some keys to victory for Saturday's game between the Orange and the Blue Devils!
  • After Syracuse men's lacrosse lost to Johns Hopkins last Sunday, it was already onto the next game. So, hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank did the same, catching up with Stony Brook Head Coach Anthony Gilardi before Saturday's matchup. Coach Gilardi touches on the tendencies of his team, what it's like to have a mid-week game before playing a team like Syracuse on the weekend, and takeaways from last year's matchup in the Carrier Dome and how that translates to this season.
  • Before Sunday's rivalry matchup between Syracuse Men's Lacrosse and Johns Hopkins, hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank are joined by ESPN analyst and former SU star Paul Carcaterra! Paul gives an assessment of the Orange through the first five games of the year, Gary Gait's coaching, and how important Sunday will be to SU defensive coordinator Dave Pietramala in his return to the school he coached at for two decades.
  • After Syracuse men's lacrosse suffered its third loss in a row, hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank turned to Inside Lacrosse's Andrew Crane to dissect some of the early season problems with the Orange. Crane touches on the SU goalie battle between Bobby Gavin and Harrison Thompson, the problems with the Orange offense, and an overall assessment of Head Coach Gary Gait and his staff so far through four games.