The Lions fell to New Mexico 3-1 in Saturday's opener and fell 4-3 in an 11-inning heartbreaker to Houston. Columbia and the Cougars square off one more time Sunday afternoon.
Senior Madison Gott hit two game-winning home runs, each in extra innings, and the Columbia softball team hit seven home runs on the way to a thrilling Ivy League opening day sweep over Penn, 8-6 (8) and 9-7 (8).
First-year Arjun Puri accumulated a five-over-par 218 to place 26th among 93 golfers as the Columbia men's golf team opened spring competition this weekend at the Grand Canyon Invitational. Puri shot a 73-73-72-218 at the three-day, 54-hole invitational to lead seven Columbia golfers at the event, which concluded Saturday at the GCU Championship Golf Course.
The Columbia women's rowing team earned a clean sweep over FIT and Barry in all races at the Governor's Cup on Saturday morning at Canal 54.
Led by three players tallying hat tricks, the Columbia lacrosse team put together its highest-scoring performance of the season on Saturday, March 17 en route to an 18-6 victory over East Carolina. The Lion matched its record for most points in a road game with 18 goals from nine different scorers.
With the score deadlocked at 3-3, Columbia junior Andrea Kevakian claimed a 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 win to give the Lions a 4-3 women's tennis victory over Florida Atlantic Friday afternoon at the FAU Tennis Center. The victory concluded Columbia's 2018 Spring Break Trip as the Lions claimed two wins in three matches over six days in the Miami area.
Columbia improved to 10-2 with a 4-1 win at UT-Arlington.
For the second time in as many meetings, it took extra innings to decide the winner between the Columbia baseball team and New Mexico.
Scheidel won a pair of matches, while Ryan and White both won one each in Cleveland.
The Columbia softball team (5-10) begins the 2018 Ivy League schedule this weekend with a three-game series at Penn (2-10). The series starts with a doubleheader on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The final game of the series is scheduled for the same time on Sunday.
The Columbia lacrosse team road swing continues on Saturday, March 17 at 12 p.m. as they head to Greenville, North Carolina to face East Carolina (1-8).
No. 38 ranked Florida International registered a closely contested 4-2 women's tennis decision over Columbia Thursday afternoon at the FIU Tennis Center. The match marked the second of Columbia's three-match 2018 Spring Break Trip to Miami and marked the first nationally ranked team that the Lions have faced this year.