The Lions won a back-and-forth affair with Rutgers, 13-7, for its seventh straight victory Wednesday afternoon. The contest was called after eight innings due to darkness.
The event serves as the final gathering of the academic year for all of Columbia's student-athletes, showcasing their achievements and milestones. The highest honors will be bestowed on some of the Lions' brightest stars.
Appreciate, honor, celebrate and look forward – those were the themes of the Columbia women's basketball team's 2016-17 banquet, which was held Monday night at the Milstein Hospitality Pavilion inside the Baker Athletics Complex.
The Columbia softball team will play a doubleheader against Manhattan on Wednesday at the Columbia Softball Stadium. The games were originally scheduled to take place at Manhattan, but a decision was made Tuesday afternoon to move them to Columbia due to turf issues with Manhattan's field. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.
Wednesday's contest wraps up non-conference play for the Lions.
First-year Ridhima Dilawari became Columbia's first-ever Ivy League Rookie of the Year recipient and senior Jackie Chulya claimed her third consecutive All-Ivy League honor as the conference released its 2017 women's golf awards on Tuesday. The awards were voted upon by the league's seven coaches.
Sophomore Chandler Bengtson was named Ivy League Player of the Week and first-year Liam McGill picked up Rookie of the Week honors after helping Columbia post a 5-0 record last week
First-year Jeremy Perna became Columbia's first-ever Ivy League Rookie of the Year recipient and senior Mert Selamet earned his third All-Ivy League honor as the conference released its 2017 men's golf awards on Tuesday. The awards were voted upon by the league's eight head coaches.
Columbia junior Camille Zimmerman has been named the All-Met Division I women's college basketball Player of the Year. The Met Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) announced its annual award winners and All-Met Teams on Tuesday.
The varsity eight topped both Penn and Cornell to highlight the Columbia women's rowing team's weekend of races at the Clemson Invitational. The Lions competed against 21 of the nation's top programs.
Juniors Alexandra Solovyev and sophomore Sarah Hu claimed singles wins and Columbia won the doubles point, but it was not enough as Yale won a 4-3 women's tennis decision over the Lions Sunday at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The match was Columbia's final competition of the 2016-17 season.
Petrasek's selection marks the fifth time in six years a Columbia men's basketball player has garnered All-Met honors.