Offense inept in 1-0 loss to Colgate

Audrey Latsko couldn’t hide her frustration.

After the Syracuse field hockey team played perhaps its worst game of the season, losing to lowly Colgate, 1-0, last night at Coyne Field, Latsko wanted the offense to show some support.

“We have a problem scoring,” Latsko said. “Everyone’s working by themselves.”

No individual Orangewoman is helping Latsko’s cause.

When Colgate’s (5-9) Ashley Schneider tipped in a deflected shot 20 minutes into the second half, Latsko dropped to her knees in disgust.

Forgive Latsko for feeling a little down. She’s allowed 1.05 goals per game, but received little in return from the offense — 1.29 goals per game.

Syracuse (10-7, 2-2 Big East) has returned much of the core from last year’s Big East championship team, including four of the top five scorers.

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Division III QB collapses, convulses on the sideline

He collapsed on the sideline and went into convulsions.

Quarterback Rollie Dykstra had just run an option play last Saturday for the University of La Verne, a Division III college east of Los Angeles.

The Leos trailed the University of Redlands, 24-0, with 8:14 left in the second quarter of their homecoming game.

But Dykstra was stopped short on the goal line with a crushing helmet-to-helmet blow from a Redlands defender that left Dykstra feeling dizzy.

He walked to the sideline. Collapsed. Then convulsed.

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