Duke Vs. Syracuse, 2012 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament: Orange Bounced By Blue Devils, 12-8

The Syracuse Orange were bounced from the first-round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament, as they fell to the Duke 12-8 in Durham, N.C. Saturday afternoon.

Duke jumped out to a 3-0 lead early in the first quarter, however Syracuse fought back, tying the score at 5-5 early in the third quarter. The Blue Devils would then sieze control of the game, scoring four straight goals to take a 9-5 lead. They would hold off the Orange in the fourth with a good defensive effort late.

Kevin Drew and Scott Loy led the Orange with two goals each. Tom Palasek led Syracuse with three points, coming on one goal and two assits.

Justin Turri of Duke would be the star of the day, however, scoring three goals and two assists to pace the Blue Devils on offense.

Duke will move on to the quarterfinals, where they will play the winner of the UMass-Colgate match-up.

For more on the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament, check back to this SB Nation New YorkStoryStream. Meanwhile, SB Nation's blog College Crosse has everything on the world of lacrosse.

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