Ahearn tied her career high of three goals and led the Terps with 10 draw controls.
The Terps have shown steady improvement following a slow start to the season.
Edmondson tallied three goals and an assist in an impressive individual outing for the Terps.
The Terps lost just their sixth home game ever under coach Cathy Reese.
The Terps suffered their second loss, already matching their loss total from a season ago.
The Terps scored 11 more goals than their opponents in the first and last periods and 13 less than their opponents in the second and third in their last three games.
The Terps scored six goals in the fourth quarter to take down the Gators.
Hannah Leubecker and Libby May led the Terps to victory in a game where they was aggressive, efficient and opportunistic.
The Terps' shooting percentage was 35.4 percent against Syracuse — well below last season's average of 48.3 percent.
The Orange scored more goals than any Terps opponent since coach Cathy Reese’s squad fell 20-10 at Northwestern on March 29, 2021.