September 16

Syracuse falls 3 spots to No. 7 in latest rankings

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse women’s lacrosse dropped from No. 4 to No. 7 in the latest Inside Lacrosse rankings poll, released on Feb. 17. The Orange (3-1) beat Albany and Binghamton in back-to-back games this past weekend after losing 17-16 to then-No. 10 Stony Brook last Monday. Though the halftime scoreline was 7-7, Syracuse collapsed in the second half, allowing the Seawolves to go on a 7-0 scoring run. The Orange nearly mounted a comeback, pulling the game within one score, but ultimately came up short when they lost the final draw with 1:08 left to play. Stony Brook moved up five spots in the latest ranking, overtaking Syracuse. Against Binghamton and Albany, the Orange defense conceded five goals total, and the offense scored 35 in the two-game span.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textOn Saturday, Syracuse faces No. 6 Northwestern, who eliminated SU in the 2019 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal. The Wildcats fell three spots in the latest poll after a 15-17 loss to No. 2 Notre Dame, but the Wildcat offense has scored 97 goals over its first four games, the most in the nation.  Comments Published on February 17, 2020 at 4:35 pm Contact Roshan: rferna04@syr.edu | @Roshan_f16last_img read more

May 14

Chimy Ávila: “My representative was talking to Barça”

first_imgBarcelona interest: “They did not contact me, but I know that my representative spoke with them. It is nice to know that people loved me in Barcelona.”The hardness of its beginnings: “At Empalme Graneros I was hungry, sad, happy, I learned to walk, to kick the ball. Every time I take a breath, I reflect and remember it.” Sharing costumes with Messi: “In the national team or at Barça? Where God forbid. But if I grab the captain’s armband, it’s going to be screwed up for me to take it off (laughs).”Soccer in your area: “It has happened to me many times to be shooting penalties and at four in the morning to start running because two started shooting themselves. He who forgets where he comes from, does not know where he is going.”Chimy Ávila, a soccer worker: “I collected cardboard, I worked in a demolition plant, I cut the grass of the neighbors … I did everything before dedicating myself to soccer.”Recovery support: “Ramos encouraged me, his brother called my agent to get interested. It will be because of the hosts that he hit me and I never complained. Felipe, from Atlético, also kicked me, I got up and said ‘what’s wrong, you’re Crazy? ‘But nothing happens, I’m used to shooting penalties to a goalkeeper with a gun to my waist. “ Enjoy your passion: “If I have been through so many risks in the neighborhood, why shouldn’t I be happy here? I don’t feel pressure. There is pressure from those who have to feed their children, get up at night to work on a farm. Soccer it’s not pressure for me. “last_img read more