The Lions take a three-game winning streak into their Ivy opener against Brown Saturday before meeting No. 21 Saint Joseph's Sunday. Both games can be seen live on the Ivy League Network.
The Columbia field hockey coaching staff will be hosting a pre-game clinic prior to the Lions' contest against Holy Cross on Sunday, October 8. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the clinic will run from 8-10 a.m. at the Baker Athletics Complex (505 West 218th Street).
Doherty led the Lions to a 2-0 week and posted two goals, three assists and a defensive save.
The Lions (3-3) scored three unanswered goals in a span of 1:10 in the first half as they won their third straight contest before heading into Ivy League play next weekend.
With the game tied at the half, Lauren Crane's goal in the 43rd minute proved to be the game-winner for the Lions, who moved to 2-3 on the year.
The Lions will hit up Long Island to take on the Pride Friday before making their home debut live on the Ivy League Network Sunday against Bryant.
The Lions scored twice in the final two minutes of regulation and Michelle Thompson netted her second goal of the season to seal the win off a penalty corner.
Maeve Doherty had a goal, two assists and a defensive save in the defeat. Michelle Thompson and Danielle Buttinger also scored for the Lions.
The Lions remain on the road to take on the Bison Friday and the Stags Sunday.
Katie Dempsey made 12 saves and Maeve Doherty had four shots to lead the Lions.
Tara Vittese tallied three goals and three assists to lead No. 10 Virginia past the Columbia field hockey team, 9-0, in the Lions' season opener Friday.
The Lions open up the 2017 slate against the Cavaliers Friday and the Tribe Sunday. Both contests will be played on the campus of UVA in Charlottesville.