Syracuse University Athletics

April 27, 2017 - 1:47am
SU senior Devon Parker has scored in eight of the past nine games in what has been a career year for the attacker.

Devon Parker walked along the SU Soccer Stadium field with her parents by her side and a smile blooming on her face. Recognized on Senior Day, she was welcomed with applause from a thousand Syracuse University women's lacrosse fans.

September 19, 2013 - 11:00pm
Hundreds packed Hendricks Chapel to remember the longtime SU Athletics staffer and Onondaga Community College athletic director who passed away suddenly.

The air was still inside Hendricks Chapel Thursday, just before the memorial service for Rob Edson began. There was scuffing of soft-soles and dress shoes on granite steps; exhaling of charter buses, signaling the arrival of dozens from the Syracuse community to pay respects.

Hendricks Chapel dean Tiffany Steinwert described Edson as “a man of great integrity, loyalty and love,” adding that longtime  Syracuse University Athletics staffer and Onondaga Community College's athletic director since 2011 “exemplified the type of person we all strive to be.”

July 3, 2013 - 2:48pm
Syracuse University athletics announced this week that Board of Trustees Chairman Dick Thompson has donated $1 million towards the department.

Syracuse University Board of Trustees Chairman Dick Thompson and his wife Jean announced a $1 million donation this week towards the university athletics department.

Thompson said the donation was made to help the university's athletics programs remain competitive as they enter the Atlantic Coast Conference, a move that became official July 1st.