Both the Maryland Terps and the Syracuse Orange ended the pre-season today in a 7-7 tie. The scrimmage, which was slated to be played in New York, was switched to be played at Maryland.
Both teams' season openers are next Saturday, February 25th. Syracuse opens against Army at home, while Maryland plays at Navy. Apologies for the lack of notes as the photographer was short on time.
COLLEGE PARK, MD. -- Junior midfielder Steven Brooks scored three goals, while senior attackman Brett Bucktooth added two goals as the Syracuse men's lacrosse team tied Maryland, 7-7, in the Orange's final scrimmage of the season. SU got off to a quick 4-0 start against the Terps, a team that reached the national semifinals a season ago and is currently ranked third in the nation according to the first Inside Lacrosse Media Poll released Feb. 13. SU was ranked No. 5 in the poll.
Also scoring goals for the Orange included senior Brian Crockett and sophomore Steve Babbles. Redshirt freshman Pete Coluccini started in goal for Syracuse and made six saves during the first two quarters. Sophomore Jake Myers played the second half and also stopped six shots.
After the quick start in the first quarter, Maryland outscored SU, 3-1, in the second period, 3-2 in the third, and 1-0 in the fourth.