No. 2 Columbia added another trophy to its case. The Lions' second varsity eight continued its unbeaten streak with a five-second win over Cornell.
On Saturday, the Lions face MIT and Cornell on the Charles for the Geiger Cup. Sunday, Columbia faces Dartmouth in Hanover for the Subin Cup.
The varsity eight claimed the trophy for just the third time since 2003 and for the first time since the 2015 campaign.
The newly minted No. 1 lightweight rowing team will host Yale and Penn for the Blackwell Cup. The full day of racing will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network.
In another down-to-the-wire race, the Lions' varsity eight came up just shy of topping the Crimson. The second varsity eight came up with a thrilling win, rallying in the final 500 meters.
Columbia and Navy ran neck-and-neck with the Lions holding off the Mids for their second trophy of the spring.
The Lions will host Navy for the WIT Cup at Overpeck Park Saturday before heading to Boston to race Harvard and Georgetown Sunday. Sunday's regatta will be aired live on ILN.
NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics is proud to host the world premiere and special viewing of the documentary film The Boat House: Columbia University Rowing Wednesday, April 25, on campus in Miller Theatre at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The Lions held off the Tigers in the varsity eight to claim the Campbell Cup in their spring debut.
The Columbia lightweight rowing team makes its spring debut at home this weekend against Princeton. This is just the second year the Campbell Cup is being contested.
The Columbia lightweight varsity four claimed a bronze medal to highlight the Lions' day of racing.
The three Columbia rowing programs will send a total of four boats to the 53rd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta Sunday afternoon. Additionally, several alumni crews will take the water on Saturday.