The Lions and Black Knights will meet for the 113th time Tuesday afternoon at Johnson Stadium in West Point.
A ninth-inning comeback bid comes up just short in a wild back-and-forth contest.
Three pitchers combined to shutout Princeton in game one of a doubleheader, but the Tigers answered with a 10-5 victory in game two to pick up a split against Columbia,.
The Lions, winners of four-straight, will welcome the Tigers to Robertson Field at Satow Stadium for a twinbill Saturday, followed by the finale Sunday.
Joe Engel drove in four runs and Julian Bury registered three hits as the Lions took down the Rams in non-conference action Wednesday.
The Lions return to Robertson Field at Satow Stadium for the first of four-straight at home when Fordham comes to town Wednesday, April 18, for a 3:30 p.m. contest.
The Lions are set to host Alumni Day this Saturday, April 21 during its doubleheader against Princeton and will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2008 Ivy League Championship squad
Bury helped the Lions sweep a three-game series at Brown, going 8-for-16 (.500) with four RBI, three runs and three stolen bases in four total games last week.
The Lions came back in game one, scoring three in the sixth and one in the ninth to clinch the series. In game two, Harrisen Egly and Leo Pollack combined to toss a four-hit shutout.
Sophomore Jordan Chriss tossed seven innings of one-run ball and Julian Bury was 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored to help the Lions take the series opener against the Bears.
The Lions and Bears will now play a single-game Friday at 3 p.m. followed by the originally scheduled doubleheader Saturday at 11:30 a.m.