Gary Gait's second-ranked Orange hosted his former team, third-ranked Maryland.
The game was close throughout with the Terps earning the win in the end 12-10.
Sophomore Kala Treanor recorded her sixth hat trick of the season finishing with three goals and one assist for SU.
Former CBA star Katie Webster added two goals for the 6-1 Orange.
Maryland was led by midfielder Kelly McPartland who tallied three goals and two assists.
With the victory, the Terrapins improve to 8-0 on the season.
Syracuse will look to bounce back Saturday at home against Florida.
The Orange stays home to face No. 4/5 Florida on Saturday, March 15 at noon in the Carrier Dome.
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