Devin Lynch scored from just outside the crease with five seconds remaining in the second overtime period as unseeded Army pulled off one of the biggest upsets in college lacrosse history, stunning two-time defending NCAA champion Syracuse 9-8 in an NCAA tournament opening-round game tonight at the Carrier Dome.
Lynch, a sophomore midfielder, scored off a feed from attackman Jeremy Boltus. You can check out post-game analysis by ESPNU’s Rob Simmelkjaer, Jack Emmer and Jamie Munro, and a replay of the winning goal by clicking here.
Army last won an NCAA tournament game in 1993. It was just Syracuse’s second-ever NCAA tournament loss at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse, ranked second in the latest USILA poll, is now 22-2 in NCAA tournament games at the Dome.
Army, ranked 16th, will play Cornell on Sunday, May 23 at noon at Stony Brook University with a berth in the national semifinals on the line.
For more on the Army-Syracuse game, including the box score, click here.
Where does Army’s big win rank among the biggest upsets in college lax history? Be sure to exercise your right to vote in our latest poll question.
Here’s a look at the updated bracket for the Division I tournament, including all of this weekend’s final scores.
Action also got under way this weekend in the D-III tournament. You can check out that updated bracket by clicking here.
For the Division II bracket, click here.
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