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Syracuse Daily Links - What Went Right In ND Lax Win?

Tons of lacrosse-related tidbits plus more in the Daily Links...

Drew Hallowell

OFD Films: Men's Lacrosse - ND falls to Syracuse, 11-10; What went wrong? - One Foot Down

Irish Faceoff Specialist Liam O'Connor was stymied by Orange FOGO Chris Daddio all game, only winning 7 faceoffs in 21 attempts, a paltry 30%. Contrast that with Daddio, who was 43% coming in to the game and won 15 of 24 faceoffs (62.5%).

Ward uses golf experience as Syracuse’s composed senior leader | The Daily Orange

Billy Ward was a standout golfer at C.W. Baker (N.Y.) High School, and uses the experience he gained on the golf course to be a steady leader in his last season with the Orange.

Syracuse University Athletics - Kevin Rice Shares ACC Offensive Player of the Week Award

Rice tied his career high with four goals and added two assists to lead Syracuse to its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory, 11-10, over No. 7 Notre Dame on Saturday. Three of his four goals came in the second half, including the game-winner with 2:05 to play. Rice has at least one goal in seven straight games and at least one point in the last nine contests dating back to last season.

Natural selection: Donahue’s shot selection helps him become NCAA’s most efficient scorer | The Daily Orange

Dylan Donahue was once a small player that didn't have the luxury of creating an abundance of shots for himself. Now he's increased his size and strength while keeping a selective mindset, and the result is the country's most efficient scorer.

Syracuse University Athletics - Murray Earns ACC Player of the Week Honors

Syracuse senior Alyssa Murray is this week's ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after her performance in the Orange's win against Duke. Murray tied her season high with seven points, including the 300th of her career, to lead No. 3/3 Syracuse to a 19-15 win against the No. 8/9 Blue Devils. It is Murray's second Player of the Week honor this season.

College lacrosse bracketology: Cornell is top seed in initial 18-team projection, Syracuse in as at-large |

Syracuse has played an excellent schedule, but no one who has paid any attention to this season would argue the Orange is the nation’s second-best team to date. There’s a common-sense adjustment based largely on quality victories reflected in Syracuse’s seeding below.

Simons: NCAA Attack Lines 2014 - In Lacrosse We Trust

The Orange have maybe the most forgotten attack line in the nation, which can be blamed on Syracuse’s lack of offensive possessions. Syracuse does not have any All-Americans on their attack and while they may not have the same scoring numbers as some of these other lines, it is their efficiency and depth, which make them so impressive.

Judge denies ESPN's request to toss Laurie Fine's libel suit |

U.S. District Judge Lawrence Kahn rejected ESPN's request to throw out Laurie Fine's lawsuit based on the filings in the case.

Class of 2015 guard Franklin Howard will announce college choice this month; Syracuse on list |

Stevens said Howard was keeping his college decision "close to the vest." He attended SU's Orange Madness (Syracuse's version of Midnight Madness) last fall.

Syracuse football recruiting: Jay Stocker, 3-star safety, plans to visit campus this weekend |

"From my prior knowledge, I think it's a good school," Stocker said Monday night by phone, "but I'm going to go take a visit and have a better understanding of the school."

Syracuse University Athletics - Men's Soccer Hosts Social and Benefit Auction

The event will feature a silent auction, raffle, balloon prizes and a program update from head coach Ian McIntyre.

How Syracuse Will Find Tyler Ennis’ Replacement : Orange Fizz

Ennis leaving has left a gaping hole at the top of the Syracuse lineup. After losing Michael Carter-Williams to the draft two years ago, Syracuse fans know the feeling. And last year, much like this year, the Orange has a top recruit entering to fill the void.