NEW YORK - For the fourth consecutive fiscal year, Columbia student-athletes have combined to achieve 100 percent participation in the LIONS Fund.

The LIONS Fund is annual giving program designed to foster a culture of giving back among current Columbia student-athletes. In its sixth year, the LIONS Fund had the most successful year to date, raising more than $3,500. With the support of Columbia's head coaches, all varsity sports achieved 100% participation.

The LIONS Fund stands for Learning Investing Owning Nurturing Success. Please consider making a gift online to Columbia Athletics before the end of the fiscal year on June 30.