Joe Engel paced the Lions' offensive attack, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored.
The Columbia softball team played two of the nation's top programs in Friday's season-opening doubleheader, but was defeated, 6-2, by Texas State and, 8-6, by Florida Atlantic. The Lions are competing through Sunday at FAU's "Strike-Out-Cancer" Tournament.
No. 2 men's squash won
Senior Camille Zimmerman went for 23 points and 16 rebounds to head a group of five double-figure scorers and lead the Columbia women's basketball team to a much-needed victory over Brown, 90-74, Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
The Lions hung on to claim sole possession of the fourth and final Ivy League Tournament spot with three games to go thanks to 24 points from Mike Smith and 19 from Gabe Stefanini.
The EIWA trails only the Big Ten in total number of allocations.
The Columbia men's and women's golf programs held their fifth annual Senior Awards Dinner Thursday evening at the New York Athletic Club. Columbia Director of Golf Rich Mueller and Head Women's Coach Amy Weeks each presented awards to their three senior class members: Curtis Chan, Joshua Suh and Nancy Xu. The threesome will play its final three collegiate months and graduate in May 2018.
NEW YORK - Make your way to Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawerence Wien Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. as the Columbia lacrosse team takse on Lehigh (1-1) in an exciting home opener. Saturday's contest is also the Lions annual Breast Cancer Awareness game. Fans in attendacne are encouraged to wear pink in support.
Columbia senior Camille Zimmerman has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 First Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The All-District honorees for women's basketball were announced on Thursday.
For the third-consecutive season, a Columbia diver takes the one-meter dive Ivy League crown. With a score of 374.20, first-year Jonathan Suckow captured his first Ivy League title at the 2018 Men's Swimming & Diving Ivy League Championships on Thurdsay, Feb. 22. Senior Jayden Pantel also placed third in the event with an impressive score of 346.70.
Several members of the Columbia swimming team will compete at the ECAC Women's Open Championships in Piscataway, N.J. this weekend. The three-day meet begins on Friday, Feb. 23 and extends through Sunday, Feb. 25, with prelims will be held at 10 a.m. (Friday,Saturday) and 9 a.m. (Sunday), followed by finals at 6 p.m. (Friday & Saturday) and 4 p.m. (Sunday).
The Columbia softball team opens the 2018 season this weekend in Boca Raton, Florida, at the FAU "Strike-Out-Cancer" Tournament. The season begins Friday with a doubleheader against Texas State and tournament host Florida Atlantic. The Lions will also take on Tulsa and Illinois-Chicago on Saturday before concluding the tournament with a second game against Texas State on Sunday.