Georgetown stops Syracuse in NCAAs

Syracuse

The Syracuse University men’s lacrosse team received an at-large bid into the NCAA Division I tournament and will travel to fifth-seeded Georgetown for a first-round matchup 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Orange (7-5) has won three previous tournament meetings against the Hoyas (12-2) and leads the all-time series, 17-5. It’s the 12th straight appearance in the NCAAs for Syracuse and 36th selection in 37 years.

The game will be played in College Park, Md., and be broadcast on ESPNU. The winner will play the winner of No. 4 seed Virginia and Bryant on May 22 with time and location to be determined.

n The Syracuse women’s lacrosse team earned the third overall seed and will get a bye into the second round when the brackets were released Sunday. Syracuse (14-3) has won eight of its past 10 games and will await the winner of Loyola (Md.) and Hofstra for a 1 p.m. Sunday second-round game. The Orange beat the Greyhounds twice to start this season. It’s the 18th overall tournament appearance for the Orange and 12th under head coach Gary Gait.

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