What to Watch For

What to Watch For: Field hockey for perfection, football against Pitt in the Dome and more

Jessica Sheldon | Staff Photographer

UVA's Maurice Canady looks on as an SU player falls out of bounds with the ball.

Field Hockey

Opponent: at No. 4 Duke
Where: Durham, North Carolina
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Syracuse is just one win away from a perfect regular season. Read what the team has to do to win and the challenges ahead.

More: Syracuse stands 1 win from perfect regular season

Logan Reidsma | Photo Editor

Logan Reidsma | Photo Editor


Opponent: No. 25 Pittsburgh
Where: Carrier Dome
When: Saturday, noon

Two road losses stopped the momentum of a 3-1 start, but now Syracuse’s defense must focus on stopping screen plays, hits on quarterback Eric Dungey and Pitt running back Qadree Ollison.

Here’s a graphical preview of the game.

More: Here’s all of The Daily Orange’s coverage of Syracuse-Pitt.

Men’s Soccer

Opponent: at North Carolina State
Where: Raleigh, North Carolina
When: Friday, 7 p.m.

No. 15 Syracuse limps into its high-stakes matchup with North Carolina State after a 2-2 tie with Hartford earlier in the week. The game’s implications are huge in terms of seeding.

More: Seeding crucial in Syracuse’s game against N.C. State on Friday

Moriah Ratner | Asst. Photo Editor

Moriah Ratner | Asst. Photo Editor


Opponent: at Florida State, at Miami
Where: Tallahassee, Florida and Coral Gables, Florida
When: Friday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m.

Women’s Soccer

Opponent: Wake Forest
Where: SU Soccer Stadium
When: Sunday, 1 p.m.

Hannah Wagner | Staff Photographer

Hannah Wagner | Staff Photographer

Ice Hockey

Opponent: at St. Lawrence
Where: Canton, New York
When: Saturday, 4 p.m.


Event: ITA Northeast Regional
Where: Hanover, New Hampshire
When: Thursday, Oct. 22 to Tuesday, Oct. 27

Cross Country

Event: John Reif Memorial
Where: Ithaca, New York
When: Friday, 4:30 p.m.


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