Alright, so that was actually based on the much more famously intense men’s basketball rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown, but it could have one day applied to the lacrosse field, as well. The Syracuse Orange and Georgetown Hoyas were still in the burgeoning stages of their lacrosse series back in 2013 when it all got shut down thanks to SU’s departure from the Big East for the greener pastures of the ACC.
The Orange made it to the national title game before falling to top-seed Maryland by a score of 15-12. It’s not as if SU has truly fallen off in the years since. They’ve been seeded four times between then and now — a 4-seed in 2015 and 2016, a 6-seed in 2017 and a 5 in 2019 — and two Final Fours in both 2015 and 2016.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Clemson SID) – Marissa Guimbarda’s 12th home run of the season in the top of the fifth inning proved to be the difference in game No. of Saturday’s doubleheader between the Clemson Softball team (39-4, 28-4 ACC) and Syracuse (19-22, 11-19 ACC). The Tigers went on to defeat the Orange by a final score 4-2 at Skytop Softball Stadium and – in the process – recorded their nineteenth consecutive victory, which tied the Clemson record for the sixth-longest winning streak by any team in...