No. 4 Syracuse field hockey avoids upset with 3 2nd-half goals in win over Bucknell

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 2, 2016 at 3:32 pm Contact Josh: jlschafe@syr.edu | @Schafer_44 After trailing 2-1 to unranked Bucknell (4-6, 1-1 Patriot League) at the half, No. 4 Syracuse (10-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast) surged back with three second-half goals to secure a 4-3 victory in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on Sunday. SU junior back Lies Lagerweij led the charge for SU with two goals in the second frame.Although the Orange narrowly avoided an upset, it dominated play, outshooting the Bison 20-8. Syracuse goalie Regan Spencer had a quiet day, registering two saves. Bucknell goalie Emily Finn came up with 11 saves to thwart the Orange.Syracuse started the game slow, allowing a goal off a Bucknell corner 3:54 into the first half. The Orange tied the game at one with 48 seconds left in the opening half when Serra Degnan picked up a loose ball following an Emma Lamison shot. But 17 seconds later, Bucknell answered with a rebound goal of its own to head into halftime with a 2-1 lead.Lamison got Syracuse on the right track to start the second half with a blast from the top right to tie the game at two. From there, Lagerweij paced Syracuse with two key goals late.Bucknell found the back of the net in the closing seconds of a half again when it converted on a corner with 24 seconds left in the game. But Syracuse was able to hold on to get the win.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU will next host No. 3 Duke (9-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast) on Friday at 5 p.m. Commentslast_img read more

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Miracle Child Ismail Zulfic is the most promising Athlete of BiH in 2017

first_imgSix-year-old Ismail Zulfic, also known as “Butterfly” in BiH, was declared as the most promising athlete in BiH in the Selection of athletes of the year with people with disabilities, which is organized by the Sport Union of Disabled Persons of the FBiH.Ismail was born without his arms, but his persistence, strength, and desire for success should be an example for everyone on how to bravely go through life despite all the obstacles.He learned to swim as a member of SC Spid and then he started competing and winning numerous medals. Today, he is able to swim the entire Olympic pool without any problems. After that, he learned to ski as well.All the world media from America to China wrote about Ismail, as well as about SC Spid whose founder Amel Kapo put a lot of love and effort in it with the aim to make all children feel equal.Ermin Jusufovic was selected as the best senior in the male competition for the best athlete with disability.(Source: M. N./Klix.ba)last_img read more

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