SU LAX takes on Denver in Final Four
The top-seeded Orange continues its quest for its 12th NCAA championship on Saturday, May 25 when it meets No. 4 seed Denver at Lincoln Financial Field in the national semifinals. The game marks the first NCAA postseason meeting between the two schools.
Syracuse advanced to the semifinal round for the 27th time in school history with a 7-6 come-from-behind victory versus Yale in the quarterfinals. Denver marched on with a 12-11 triumph over No. 5 seed North Carolina. The other national semifinal features Duke versus Cornell at 2:30 p.m.
The Orange is led by first team all-american JoJo Marasco, who leads all players on the 'Cuse with 58 points. He's joined on the all-american list by senior captain Brian Megill on the 2nd team, and midfielders Luke Cometti and Henry Schoonmaker on the honorable mention list.
Denver also boasts plenty of talent. It is led by Eric Law, who has 75 points this season. Sophomore Wes Berg is also a threat, with 72 points, including 56 goals. Cameron Flint is the lone 1st-team all-american for the Pioneers. The midfielder has 50 points this season.
WAER's coverage from Philadelphia starts at 4:30 Saturday with Countdown to Face-off. The game starts at 5 PM, only on 88.3 FM in Syracuse!