The top ranked, Maryland Terrapins trekked to Syracuse to face the 9th ranked Orange.
Syracuse retired the #22 worn by Gary Gait as well as placing Roy Simmons Jr. In the Syracuse Hall of Fame.
The Terrapins spoiled the party by jumping out to 5-0 lead over the 1-1 Orange.
Let’s Get to It
Anthony DeMaio (2g, 1a) kicked things off by potting a Dylan Maltz set up on the man up at 11:28.
Jack Brennan (1g) doubled the lead at the 6:21 mark.
It took a minute three for Logan Wisnauskas (4g, 1a) to kick off his historic afternoon with a pair of markers to end the 4-0 first.
To The Second
DeMaio connected for his 4th of the season at 13:57 to make it a five goal lead.Thirty four seconds later, The Orange got on the board with Lucas Quinn (3g) converting on a Brendan Curry (1a) feed.
Seventeen seconds after that, Tucker Dordevic (5g,1a) got his big day started with his first of the afternoon.
Wisnauskas set up Jonathan Donville (3g,1a) on the advantage to get it 6-2.
Dordevic got his 7th of the season at 7:22 with an answer from Roman Puglise (1g).
Dordevic got his hat trick in just over 10 minutes.
Quinn with :34 remaining and collected his hat trick at :06, to end the the half with Syracuse battling, 7-6.
Third Quarter Action.
The pace slowed down with only four goals. Kyle Long (1g, 1a) and Wisnauskas supplied the Maryland goals to push it to a 9-6 advantage.
With time winding down, Jackson Birtwistle (1g) with just :33 to play followed by Mikey Bertman (1g) with 00:02 to play ended the third with a 9-8 Maryland lead.
Down to the Wire
Maryland picked up their game with Wisnauskas, Donville and Daniel Maltz (1g, 2a) in just 3:53 gave the Terps a comfortable lead, 12-8.
Dordevic stopped the rally with Donville countering.
Dordevic struck again with Owen Murphy (1g, 1a) supplying the clincher on the 14-10 game.
Shots were 40-39 for Maryland.
On Goal was 25-22 also for Maryland.
Logan McNaney stopped 12 for Maryland with Bobby Gavin turning aside 11 for Syracuse.
Logan Wisnauskas moved into 2nd in school history with 156 goals. Jared Bernhardt is in the top spot with 202.
In this contest, Wisnauskas passed Joe Walter’s with his 153 and Matt Rambo with 155.
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
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A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.