Columbia University has opened a national search for a new head volleyball coach. Brie Katz, who served as head coach of the program for the last four seasons, announced her resignation on Thursday to pursue other opportunities.
Columbia volleyball senior Anja Malesevic and sophomore Chichi Ikwuazom were selected First Team All-Ivy League following a vote of the Ancient Eight head coaches. The league announced its postseason volleyball honors and awards on Thursday.
Senior Anja Malesevic closed out her Columbia volleyball career with a collegiate-best 28 kills on Saturday night against Yale. It came as part of a thrilling five-set match at Levien Gymnasium that saw the Bulldogs eventually come out on top (17-25, 30-28, 33-31, 19-25, 8-15).
In the penultimate match of the 2017 Columbia Volleyball season, the Lions cruised to a 3-0 victory over Brown at Levien Gymnasium.
Columbia volleyball will honor the career of senior Anja Malesevic during the final weekend of the regular season. Levien Gymnasium will play host to Brown on Friday night at 7 p.m., followed by Senior Night against Yale on Saturday at 5 p.m.
After dropping the first two sets and facing a 22-17 deficit in the third, the Columbia volleyball team rallied to force a fifth set against Penn. Despite the effort, the Lions were ultimately turned away (18-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-16, 9-15) Saturday evening at the Palestra.
The Columbia volleyball team's four-match winning streak came to an end in a three-set loss to Princeton (18-25, 23-25, 20-25) Friday night at Dillon Gym.
Columbia Athletics has announced that volleyball's Anja Malesevic and cross country's Ryan Thomas have been named October Student-Athletes of the Month.
Riding the longest winning streak in the Ivy League, the Columbia volleyball team plays its final two road matches of the season this weekend when it takes on Princeton and Penn. The Lions battle the Tigers on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by the Quakers on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Columbia senior Anja Malesevic and first-year Audrey Cheng were named Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for matches contested Oct. 23-29. Malesevic and Cheng led Columbia to a 2-0 weekend that included victories over Harvard and Dartmouth. The league office announced its weekly selections on Monday.
Senior Anja Malesevic posted her second straight 27-kill match to lead the Columbia volleyball team to its fourth consecutive victory, a four-set decision over Dartmouth (23-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-17) on Saturday evening at Levien Gymnasium.
Behind another career night from senior Anja Malesevic, the Columbia volleyball team pulled off its third straight win, rallying to defeat Harvard in five sets (18-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-23, 15-11) Friday night at Levien Gymnasium.