Jess Jecko

November 22, 2014 - 7:44pm
Alyssa Manley's two stroke conversions vault SU to its first national final in program history.

Fourth-seeded Syracuse knocked off Atlantic Coast Conference rival and No. 1-ranked North Carolina 3-2 in a stroke-off, Friday to advance to its first-ever NCAA title game. 

“Speechless,” SU head coach Ange Bradley said. “I want to thank Maryland for hosting the Final Four, and Carolina and the ACC. That was an amazing game for both teams… competitive to the very end, and I’m happy we were able to get the result and advance.” 

October 27, 2014 - 10:15pm
The junior's fourth game-winning goal of 2014 lifts SU to second-straight overtime win over the Blue Devils.

Duke and Syracuse may no longer have just a basketball rivalry. 

For the second straight season, the No. 10 Orange (11-4, 2-4 Atlantic Coast) took its fellow Atlantic Coast Conference foe to overtime. Once there, Emma Russell scored only 1:04 into the extra session to power SU to a dramatic 2-1 victory over the No. 6 Blue Devils at J.S. Coyne Stadium. The win was the Orange’s fifth in its last six games. 

October 20, 2014 - 11:05pm
SU surrenders four goals in fourth ACC defeat this season.

No. 10 Syracuse (10-4, 1-4 Atlantic Coast) fell to ACC rival and No. 13-ranked Wake Forest (10-5, 3-2 Atlantic Coast) on Saturday 4-2, marking the first loss in five games for the Orange. 

Freshman midfielder Lieke Visser and Junior forward Emma Russell tallied the two SU goals.

September 14, 2014 - 12:24am
SU offense struggles in first conference game of season.

Facing the nation’s top-ranked team, No. 5 Syracuse suffered its first defeat of the 2014 season after falling, 3-0, to North Carolina on Friday afternoon.

The Orange (6-1, 0-1 ACC) saw its six-game win streak snapped as the Tar Heels (5-0, 1-0 ACC) dominated SU throughout the 70-minute contest.

North Carolina goalie Shannon Johnson's four saves led the Tar Heels, who posted their first shutout since blanking SU in the 2013 ACC Tournament semifinals.

November 17, 2013 - 12:35am
The Orange lost for the first time at home in 46 games in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Michigan State Spartans.

For the last 46 games, the No. 2 Syracuse (16-4) field hockey team hadn’t lost a game at J.S. Coyne Stadium. But things changed when No. 20 Michigan State (14-9) came to town for the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Spartans ended the Orange’s home win streak in a 2-1 loss for Syracuse Saturday afternoon.

The Orange outshot MSU 21-4, but the Spartans connected on two of its three shots on net, while goalie Molly Cassidy recorded 10 saves.

November 7, 2013 - 7:16pm
The Orange scored three unanswered goals to defeat Boston College and move on to play North Carolina.

Three unanswered goals lifted No. 2 Syracuse field hockey over No. 11 Boston College 3-1 in the ACC Championship quarterfinals Thursday afternoon. The win came in the first ever ACC tournament game for the Orange.

September 16, 2013 - 6:51pm
The Orange field hockey team continued its early season domination thanks to a late goal.

No. 6 Syracuse (6–0) extended its home winning streak to 38 games on Sunday with a late goal by senior Leonie Geyer that put the Orange ahead 1–0 over Ohio State University with just under five minutes left in the game.

September 13, 2013 - 8:27pm
No. 6 Syracuse held on against No. 7 UMass for the 2-1 victory.

The No. 6 Syracuse Orange field hockey team extended its winning streak to five games against with a 2–1 victory over the No. 7 UMass on Friday. In their first game at home this season, the Orange also improved their home winning streak to 37 games.

Junior forward Lauren Brooks scored the first goal of the game on an assist from sophomore Alyssa Manley at the 3:20 mark.  Five games into the season Brooks is leading the team in goals (7) and points (14).

September 7, 2013 - 2:26pm
Four different players scored as Syracuse shutouts Michigan State for its third win of the season.

The Syracuse Orange field hockey team earned its third win of the season with a shutout against the Michigan State Spartans 4–0 Friday in East Lansing, Mich.

The Orange (3-0) defense dominated the Spartans (1-3), allowing only one shot on goal out of three total shots. Sophomore goalkeeper Jess Jecko earned her first career shutout with just one save.