Photo Gallery: 2012 September Highlights 10/1/2012
The highlight moments for Columbia Athletics in the month of September.
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426 640 The Columbia football team secured a 10-9 win over Marist in their season opener with a blocked game-tying PAT in the 4th quarter! 207087258 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 Junior Marcorus Garrett’s 168-yard performance vs. Fordham on Sept. 22 was his second consecutive 100+ yard rushing game after rushing 115 yards in the season opener against Marist. 207087260 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 The Columbia field hockey team posted six consecutive victories from Sept. 8-23, marking the longest winning streak in program history! 207087259 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 Junior forward Liz Malone leads the team with eight goals and 17 points on the season. The eight scores are already the ninth highest single-season total in school history! 207087263 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars289 640 The Columbia men's cross country team took second place in the competitive Greater Louisville Classic on Sept. 29. With four runners in the top 25, Columbia defeated big conference schools including Georgia, Missouri, Texas, and host Louisville! 207087271 Tony DeSabato426 640 Senior Leighton Spencer posted a great start to the season winning the men's individual title at the Vermont Invitational on Sep. 9, with a time of 24:50.2. 207087262 Tony DeSabato
426 640 Columbia volleyball went 7-3 overall and 2-1 in Ivy League play during the month of September. The Lions opened the 2012 home season with five consecutive wins, beginning with a sweep of their own Columbia Invitational. 207087268 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 First-year Atlanta Moye-McLaren was named Ivy League Player and Co-Rookie of the Week in addition to the Most Valuable Player in the Lions' own Columbia invitational after identical 10-kill, 13-dig performances in wins over Hofstra and Rhode Island! 207087264 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 The Columbia men's soccer team shutout Manhattan, 2-0 on Sept. 5 and topped St. Peter's 2-1 at home Sept. 12! 207087267 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 First-year goalie Kyle Jackson earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors Sept. 10 after making six saves and allowing zero goals in 90 total minutes against Manhattan and Monmouth! 207087261 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars358 640 For the first time since 2005, the Columbia women's cross country team moved into the latest National USTFCCCA poll at No. 24, on Sept. 22. The Lions placed third in the Toledo Bubble Buster on Sept. 21, finishing ahead of then four ranked teams! 207087272 Tony DeSabato614 640 Sophomore Waverly Neer led the Lions with an individual title winning time of 17:41.1 at the Vermont Invitational on Sept. 9! 207087270 Tony DeSabato
426 640 The Columbia women’s soccer team leads the Ivy League with five shutouts. Two of those have come against Cornell and Brown to make Columbia only one of three teams unblemished (2-0) in conference! 207087269 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars426 640 Sophomore Grace Redmon was the Ivy League Player of the Week after shutting out Brown on Sept. 29. She recorded three straight shutouts against Fordham (9/14), Marist (9/16) and Cornell (9/21)! 207087266 Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars