Mark Patrick Flynn's go-ahead double in the seventh gave the Lions its first win of the season as Columbia split a doubleheader at USF Saturday.
USF scored six runs in the first three innings and never looked back, taking the opening game of its series with the Columbia baseball team 13-1 Friday night.
The Lions will face the Bulls in a four-game series in Tampa
McGill went 7-for-13 (.538) with an OPS of 1.394, three RBI and three runs scored in a four-game series at UNLV.
For the third time in four games, the Lions held a lead early, but the Rebels broke a 2-2 tie with a pair of runs in the fifth.
The Columbia baseball team dropped a back-and-forth game one before being three-hit in the nightcap, falling to UNLV by scores of 13-7 and 11-0 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Joe Engel paced the Lions' offensive attack, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored.
The Lions will look to build upon its late-season run to the Gehrig Division playoff when they begin the 2018 season at UNLV for a four-game series from February 23-25.
The Lions earned 101 points, which only trailed defending 2017 Ancient Eight Champions, Yale.
Columbia baseball head coach Brett Boretti, in correlation with launching a new site, has announced his summer camp dates for 2018.
The former standout and assistant coach passed away December 12, 2017, after a long-time battle with Alzheimer's disease.
The Lions open with series' at UNLV and USF before spending Spring Break in Texas. The Ivy League schedule also has a new 21-game format.