Syracuse comes back, down 2 sets, to beat Iowa State 3-2

first_imgThe Orange controlled the lead thereafter. They went up 12-11 and won the fourth set 25-21 on another Ebangwese kill. The fifth set was almost all SU. Syracuse ended on an 8-3 run to win 15-9. Once again, Ebangwese recorded the set-ending kill.Despite the hot start for Iowa State, and the cold one for SU, both teams finished with similar hitting percentages. SU got their percentage up to .202 on the match while the Cyclones’ fell to .236.Ebangwese led the way for the Orange with 15 kills while redshirt senior Amber Witherspoon and sophomore Yuliia Yastrub both had 11. Freshman Polina Shemanova, who before the game was on a streak of four straight 20 or more kill games, recorded eight.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse’s next game will be its home opener as the Orange start ACC play against Georgia Tech on Friday at 7 p.m. Comments Published on September 16, 2018 at 4:29 pm Contact Eric: In the third game of Syracuse’s (4-4) three-game weekend, SU defeated Iowa State (7-6), 3-2, after coming back from two sets down. The win comes after the Orange beat Wyoming in five sets Friday and dropped a match to Iowa in five sets Saturday.In the first two sets Friday, Syracuse struggled. The Orange recorded a sub .100 in each set, while Iowa State hovered above .300, winning the first and second sets 25-18 and 25-16, respectively. The Orange improved in the third set. It traded the lead with the Cyclones until the score was tied, 20-20. A big kill by senior Santita Ebangwese gave SU a 21-20 lead and SU hung on to win the set 25-22. Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Robert Griffin III sued by former agent for $650K

first_img Giants planning ‘to take it one year at a time’ with Eli Manning Griffin allegedly only made payments totaling $49,346 toward the three-year total of $707,076 according to the lawsuit.Still only 29 years old, Griffin has earned $29.2 million as an NFL quarterback, according to That number does not include endorsement earnings. In court documents obtained by Yahoo, Dogra said he and Griffin agreed on the monetary split “since the first invoice in 2014,” which included $389,803 in fees. Dogra invoiced Griffin for $258,559 in fees in 2015 and $58,714 in 2016. Related News Robert Griffin III signed a two-year, $4.5 million contract extension with the Ravens last week to remain as Lamar Jackson’s backup, but a chunk of that may have to go to a disgruntled former agent.According to a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court’s Eastern District of Missouri last week, Griffin failed to pay former agent Ben Dogra $658,975.57 for his share of marketing and endorsement deals.center_img Dogra claims Griffin fired him as his agent in 2018 without paying him what he was owed. Browns asking NFL to let Kareem Hunt remain with team during suspension, report sayslast_img read more