With a Yankees legend in attendance, Syracuse lacrosse pitches perfect game against Manhattan

Syracuse Orange Men's Lacrosse 2024: Syracuse vs Colgate

Syracuse attack Joey Spallina (22) winds up for a shot against Colgate at the JMA Wireless Dome Feb. 5, 2024. (Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.com)dnett@syracuse.com

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Syracuse, N.Y. — New York Yankees Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera may have been in attendance at the JMA Dome on Friday afternoon, but Joey Spallina was “The Sandman” to Manhattan.

Spallina put the Jaspers to bed in setting a new single-game career scoring mark with 10 points (3 goals, seven assists) as the Syracuse University men’s lacrosse team throttled Manhattan 16-3.

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