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.
The Lions & Lobos will meet for the first time since an epic 13-inning battle at the 2013 NCAA Regional Friday and Saturday. Columbia plays Houston in the final two games of its Texas swing.
The Columbia women's golf team gets back into action this weekend when it travels to Augusta, Ga. for the three-day 3M Augusta Invitational March 16-18 at Forest Hills Golf Club. It marks the second consecutive year that the Lions will compete at the 3M Augusta Invite.
The Columbia men's golf team opens its spring 2018 season this weekend when it travels to Phoenix, Ariz. to compete in the Grand Canyon Invitational, March 16-17 at GCU Golf Course. The Lions will compete in the GCU Invitational for the second consecutive season.
Randell Kanemaru went 3-for-5 for the Lions to push his streak of reaching base to 34 consecutive games.
Loyola Marymount's Hannah Bandimere held the Columbia softball team to just one run on three hits and Columbia fell in the battle of the Lions, 3-1, Wednesday afternoon at Smith Field.