Columbia Athletics Department Statement Regarding Wrestling Team:
Columbia senior Cassie Wes was named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and first-year Chichi Ikwuazom was named Co-Rookie of the Year.
NEW YORK - The 2016-17 will begin at home for the No.7 Columbia women's squash team on Saturday, Nov.19 at 2 p.m. as they take on No.10 Drexel (0-1) at the SL Green StreetSquash. The Lions return a number of talented contributors from last year's Howe Cup (A Division) squad, including All-Ivy League and CSA All-AmericanTanvi Khanna.
NEW YORK - The No.7 Columbia men's squash team will begin its 2016-17 campaign on Saturday, Nov.19 at 2 p.m. in a home opening match against No.9 Drexel (2-0) at SL Green StreetSquash. Graduating only a couple players from the 2015-16 squad, the Lions return the bulk of last year's team that capped the season competing in the Potter Cup (A Division) and placed seond in Ivy League play behind a 5-2 record.
Columbia (2-7, 1-5 Ivy League) plays its final game of the 2016 season when it travels to Providence, R.I. to play Brown (4-5, 3-3 Ivy League) for the series' 81st meeting on Saturday, Nov. 19. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. ET at Brown Stadium.
The Columbia fencing team will make its home debut when they welcome Stevens Institute of Technology, NJIT and Johns Hopkins to the University (Blue) Gym this Friday night.
Henna Rustami, Kenny Vasbinder, and Brian Zabilski will take off in the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Terra Haute, Indiana.
In this episode, women's basketball standouts Tori Oliver and Camille Zimmerman talk to Joe about their lives prior to playing for Columbia and share some on and off court stories.