Freshman attacker Taylor Poplawski led No. 3 Syracuse (7-1) with a career-high four goals in a 17-12 win over visiting No. 4 Florida (8-2) on Saturday.
The Orange held the Gators scoreless for the first 15 minutes of the game while accumulating a comfortable 8-3 lead by the half. Attackers Alyssa Murray, Kayla Treanor and Poplawski each scored two goals for Syracuse in the first-half run.
Down 15-7 with 15:09 remaining, Florida went on a 5-0 run, but the deficit proved too much to overcome.
The Orange got multiple goals from six players while outshooting the Gators 34-27. Treanor took a game-high 10 shots and finished with three goals for Syracuse. Junior midfielder Shannon Gilroy and freshman midfielder Mollie Stevens led Florida with three goals each.
No. 1 North Carolina 18, No. 13 Georgetown 11: The Tar Heels (9-0) defeated the visiting Hoyas (3-3) behind freshman attacker Sydney Holeman's game-high three goals.