For the second year in a row, Jamie Trimboli netted the game-winning goal for No. 13 Syracuse (4-3, 2-0 ACC) to take down No. 3 Duke (8-2, 0-1 ACC) in a thrilling one-goal win, 15-14.
The Orange were poised and resilient in Saturday’s win at Koskinen Stadium, falling behind be two goals in the fourth quarter after a 6-1 Duke run gave the Blue Devils their first lead of the game in the final quarter, but Brendan Bomberry scored twice to equalize the game so Trimboli could win it.
The win moves the Orange to 2-0 in league play, with both wins on the road, to extend their conference win streak to seven-straight games, dating back to the 2016 finale. The win also marks the 14th one-goal decision in the last-22 games for the Orange, with ‘Cuse an astonishing 12-2 in such contests. Read More
– No. 15 Syracuse upsets No. 3 Duke on road, 15-14 (Daily Orange)
COACH DESKO POSTGAME:
WHAT. A. FINISH! ‘Cuse comes back late and moves to 2-0 in league play with a massive win over #3 Duke pic.twitter.com/Uf3QCgrjBm
— Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) March 24, 2018