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SU thumps Louisville 54-23 in home finale

SU finishes a perfect 6-0 at home this season

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -  

  #13Syracuse snapped a four-game losing streak to Louisville, hammering the Cardinals 54-23 in the home finale at the Carrier Dome.

For the first time since 2001, SU finished unbeaten at home (6-0).  It's just the 4th time since the Carrier Dome opened that an SU team finished perfect at home.

Syracuse used a 30-point second quarter outburst to blow the game open.

The SU defense forced four turnovers in the first half, (2 interceptions and 2 fumble recovers).

The special teams also blocked a punt, as Syracuse took a 37-7 lead into halftime.

As a team, Syracuse rushed for 326 yards.  It's the third time this season SU has ran for over 300 yards.

Syracuse junior running back Moe Neal ran for a career-high 159 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries.

As a team Syracuse scored five rushing touchdowns for the second straight week.  The Orange has 32 rushing TDs on the season.

Senior quarterback Eric Dungey finished the day 14-27 for 192 yards and a touchdown.  He also added 62 yards and two rushing scores.

Syracuse improves to 8-2 overall (5-2 in the ACC).  SU has won 4 straight games.

Next up, #3Notre Dame on November 17th at Yankee Stadium.

 

 


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