Piyapattra, Savage Named April Student-Athletes of the Month

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics

NEW YORK – Senior women’s golfer Michelle Piyapattra and first-year baseball player Will Savage have been named Columbia Student-Athletes of the Month for April.

Piyapattra completed another brilliant season, posting top-five finishes in all three tournaments during the month. The Corona, California native earned medalist honors for the sixth time in her illustrious career. Piyapattra also claimed first team All-Ivy League honors for the third time with a fourth place finish at the Ivy League Championships.

Savage was a key factor in the Lions’  successful defense of the Gehrig Division crown. He hit .408 with 12 stolen bases and 17 runs scored in 21 games and was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week three times. For the season, Savage finished Ancient Eight play with the best batting average in League games at .404, putting him in line to win the Blair Bat Award.

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