For Immediate Release: March 4, 2008
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (
Phone: 607-777-2956

Women's lacrosse falls at No. 6 Syracuse, 22-8

Box Score

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- No. 6 Syracuse scored the game's first eight goals and overpowered visiting Binghamton, 22-6, in a non-conference women's lacrosse game at the Carrier Dome Tuesday evening.

Sophomore Halley Quillinan, a third team IWLCA All-America recipient in 2007, led the nationally-ranked Orange with a game-high six goals. Katie Rowan also turned in a six-point effort with two goals and four assists.

Syracuse scored eight unanswered goals in the contest's first 15:06 and rolled to a 14-2 halftime lead. The Orange stretched their lead to 21-4 in the second half, but the Bearcats responded with a 4-1 run to close out the contest and create the final margin.

Beth Moore (Hauppauge, N.Y.) led Binghamton with three goals. Senior tri-captain Leanne Musso (Auburn, N.Y.) added a pair of goals, while sophomore Lizzie Wright (Massapequa, N.Y.) chipped in with a pair of assists.

Sandra Alvarez (Port Washington, N.Y.) and freshman Lauren Scott (Jarrettsville, Md.) split time in net for the Bearcats combining for seven saves.

Binghamton (2-3, 0-1 AE) visits Monmouth on Sunday, March 9 for a noon contest.

Notes: Syracuse leads the all-time series, 4-0...The Orange are the highest ranked opponent BU has faced in its Division-I tenure (Previously: No. 11 Boston University on April 12, 2006)...The Orange are led by first-year head coach and US Lacrosse National Hall of Famer Gary Gait.

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