NEW YORK - Columbia's heavyweights will make its home debut when they host MIT, Dartmouth and Holy Cross with the Alumni Cup regatta at the Lions' home course at Overpeck Park in Ridgefield, N.J.

Columbia started the spring season strong last weekend, beating Rutgers in the varsity eight race to keep the Collins Cup for another year. The Lions will aim to retain the Alumni Cup for the fifth consecutive year.

MIT is the only other team that has raced this spring, beating Bates College and Boston College last weekend.

Dartmouth and Holy Cross will be competing for the first time this spring.

9 a.m. -  Varisty Eights: Holy Cross, MIT
9:20 a.m. - Varsity Eights: Columbia, Dartmouth
9:40 a.m. - Second Varsity Eights: Holy Cross, MIT
10 a.m. - Second Varsity Eights: Columbia, Dartmouth
10:20 a.m. - Third Varsity Eights: Columbia, Dartmouth, Holy Cross
10:40 a.m.. - Fourth Varsity Eights: Columbia, Dartmouth, Holy Cross
12:20 p.m. - Third/Fourth Varsity Fours: Columbia, MIT
12:40 p.m. - Third Varsity Eights Re-Row
1 p.m. - Second Varsity Eights: Columbia, MIT
1:20 p.m. - Second Varsity Eights: Dartmouth, Holy Cross
1:40 p.m. - Varsity Eights: Columbia, MIT
2 p.m. - Varsity Eights: Dartmouth, Holy Cross