Head coach Caroline Nelson Nichols will welcome seven new student-athletes to the program. The Lions' class of 2022 hails from six different states and adds another from New Zealand.
The Columbia lightweight rowing varsity eight earned its second IRA National Championship in three years after edging out Princeton by four seats in the grand finals Sunday.
FAU put up six runs in the first inning and never looked back, taking the ballgame 11-2, in an NCAA Regional elimination game.
No. 1 Florida erased a two-run deficit with six runs in the bottom of the fourth to take down the Columbia baseball team, 13-5, in the opening game of the NCAA Gainesville Regional.
The varsity eight won its preliminary heat to send them to the grand finals Sunday.
Columbia will host Princeton in a nationally televised football game on ESPNU the Ivy League announced as part of its 2018 football broadcast package Thursday afternoon. Kickoff for the Columbia-Princeton game has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 28 at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium.
Bengtson earned first-team status, while Engel was selected for the second team, respectively.
The Lions and Owls battle in an elimination game Saturday afternoon. First pitch is set for 1 p.m. on ESPN3.
We are extremely thrilled with the arrival of these incredible eight student-athletes. Each of these players possesses outstanding character, intelligence, and the competitive mindset necessary to build upon the brand of soccer and culture we have established here. They are also stellar in the classroom, possess a commitment to the greater community and value giving back.
The Lions will take aim at its second national title in three years at the IRA Championships this weekend, being held June 1-3, on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey.
The Lions (20-28) will take on No. 1 Florida (42-17) on Friday, June 1 at 1 p.m. No. 2 Jacksonville (39-19) will take on No. 3 FAU to round out the bracket.
Matt Cerfolio drove in three runs in the tune-up for both squads as they await their NCAA Regional destinations.