The Ivy League announced its postseason honors and awards for softball on Thursday, selecting Columbia first-year Sommer Grzybek Second Team All-Ivy League. The All-Ivy League teams are voted on by the Ancient Eight's head coaches.
The Columbia softball team set several offensive records in 2017, including home runs (37), RBIs (184), runs (205) and total bases (539).
Columbia celebrated the careers of softball seniors Tonia Wu and Kerry Cook prior to the final two home games of the 2017 season on Friday afternoon at the Columbia Softball Stadium. The Lions were upended by Penn, 1-0 and 11-3 (6).
The Columbia softball team closes out the 2017 season with a four-game Ivy League series against Penn. The first two games will take place Friday at Columbia with first pitch at 2 p.m. The series moves to Penn for the final two games on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Madison Gott and Sommer Grzybek each homered, tying the Columbia softball program's single-season record (10), to lead the Lions in a Wednesday split with Manhattan.
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.
Madison Gott drove in six runs, including four in game two, and set Columbia records in RBIs to lead the Lions to a victory in the final game of a four-game series at Princeton.
The Columbia softball team hit four home runs, all in game one, but dropped in its first two of a four-game series at Princeton, 9-6 and 8-0 (5), Friday afternoon at the Class of 1895 Field.
The Ivy League South Division hangs in the balance for the Columbia softball team. The Lions, who sit three games behind division-leader Princeton, will play a four-game series against the Tigers on Friday and Saturday in New Jersey.
Junior Madison Gott and first-year Sommer Grzybek homered and collected 4 RBIs apiece to lead the Columbia softball team in a two-game sweep of Rider, 6-1 and 12-2 (6), Wednesday afternoon at Herb and Joan Young Field.
The Columbia softball team begins an eight-game road swing when it travels to Rider for a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Columbia first-year Sommer Grzybek was selected Ivy League Softball Rookie of the Week for a third time this season. The conference office announced its weekly award winners on Monday.