The Columbia track & field program is set to host the 2017 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships, this Saturday and Sunday at the NYC Armory.
In recent years, the sport of track & field has evolved. New shoes, new gear, new training surfaces, new training methods and an influx of talented athletes to the Columbia Athletics program have led to an essential re-writing of the Columbia track & field record books. But there is one name that has withstood the test of time: Dr. Albert J. Thompson, whose throwing records have remained untouched for over six decades.
Welcome to our series on Student-Athlete Impact! Throughout the month of February, you will be hearing from some of our student-athletes as they tell their stories of their time here at Columbia. Look for three more student-athlete stories during the remainder of the month.
Columbia put up multiple PR's in the Fastrack National Invite at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.
The Lions visit Staten Island Friday for the Fastrack National Invite before Columbia sends athletes to the Millrose Games at the NYC Armory on Saturday.
In three indoor meets over the weekend, the Columbia track & field teams impressed, as we inch closer to the 2016 Heptagonal Championships.
Columbia varsity sports teams now have access to a brand-new indoor winter practice facility as the University officially opened its Seasonal Air-Supported Structure (SASS) at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium, Campbell Family Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education Peter Pilling announced on Friday afternoon.
The Columbia track & field teams will compete at the Armory Invitational on Friday & Saturday, Friday's Metropolitan Championships, and Saturday's Villanova Invitational.
T&F Recap: Columbia East-West ChallengeIn the second home meet of the season, the track & field teams took on some of the nations best during the Columbia East-West Challenge.
The second home meet of the indoor season for the Columbia track & field programs will get under way Friday, when the Lions host the Columbia East-West Challenge at the NYC Armory.
Robert O'Brien put forth a school record effort in the pole vault and the Lions won a total of five events in a tri-meet with Dartmouth and Yale today at the NYC Armory.
The Columbia track & field teams will host its first of three indoor meets this Friday, when Dartmouth and Yale visit the NYC Armory for a tri-meet.