Football - Archives 2017

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Women's Tennis to Compete at ITA Northeast Regional
Football 10/17/2017

The Columbia women's tennis team will compete in the ITA Northeast Regional Championships starting Wednesday at the Hamlin/Hecht Tennis Centers on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The event will run from October 18-23.

Murphy Named STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week
Football 10/16/2017

Columbia sophomore linebacker Michael Murphy was named the STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week, the organization announced on Monday afternoon. The major national media outlet for FCS Football, STATS FCS conducts a weekly FCS poll.

Football Claims Three of Four Ivy League Weekly Awards
Football 10/16/2017

Columbia claimed three of the Ivy League's four weekly football awards as sophomore wide receiver Josh Wainwright was named the Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore linebacker Michael Murphy earned the Defensive Player of the Week award and first-year linebacker Justin Woodley was named the league's Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Monday afternoon.

Football Moves to 5-0 With 34-31 OT Win Over Penn
Football 10/14/2017

Sophomore wide receiver Josh Wainwright caught a game-winning 24-yard pass from senior quarterback Anders Hill to give Columbia a 34-31 walk-off, come-from-behind overtime win against Penn Saturday at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium. After Wainwright gathered in the game-winning touchdown, many of the season-high 13,081 fans stormed Robert K. Kraft Field in celebration.

Football Returns to South Lawn for Final Walk Through
Football 10/13/2017

The Columbia Football Team returns to the Columbia University South Lawn for a final walk through this afternoon at 5 p.m. Kickoff for Columbia's 73rd annual Homecoming Game on Saturday at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium against Penn is at 1:30 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on Eleven Sports Network and simulcast on the Ivy League Network.

Play 4-0 Football to Host Penn in Saturday Homecoming Game
Football 10/11/2017

Columbia (4-0, 1-0 Ivy League) gets back into Ivy League play when it hosts defending Ivy League champion Penn (2-2, 0-1 Ivy League) for a Saturday, Oct. 14 contest at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m. ET for Columbia's 73rd annual Homecoming Game.

Milstein Named Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week
Football 10/09/2017

Sophomore placekicker Oren Milstein was named the Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday afternoon. Milstein earned the honor for the third time in his career as he was selected for the award on Oct. 10, 2016 and Oct. 24, 2016.

2017 Homecoming Central
Athletics 10/09/2017

Columbia Athletics invites all alumni, friends and family members to campus this weekend as Columbia University will host its annual 2017 Homecoming weekend.

Football Improves to 4-0 with 41-17 Win at Marist
Football 10/07/2017

The victory gave Columbia its first 4-0 start to a season since 1996 and its fifth consecutive victory and longest win streak since 1996. The 24-point win also marked Columbia's largest margin of victory since a 28-point win over Princeton (42-14) on Oct. 2, 2010.

Play Football Visits MetLife Stadium for Friday Walk Through
Football 10/06/2017

When Columbia's 64-player travel roster was informed that the Lions would be conducting its pre-game walk through at a "football field somewhere in New Jersey," no one assumed that it would be at 82,500-seat MetLife Stadium. The Lions were visibly moved and surprised when the team's three buses drove into the Meadowlands and pulled into the MetLife Stadium loading dock.

Play Football Travels to Marist for Final Non-Conference Game
Football 10/04/2017

Columbia (3-0, 1-0 Ivy League) plays its final non-conference game of the 2017 football season when it travels to Marist (3-2, 2-1 Pioneer Football League) for a Saturday, Oct. 7 contest at Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field. Kickoff is at Noon ET for Marist's annual Homecoming Game.

Anderson, Hill Named September Student-Athletes of the Month
Athletics 10/04/2017

Columbia Athletics announced that women's soccer's Emma Anderson and Anders Hill from football have been named Student-Athletes of the Month for September.