New Haven, Conn.- The men's and women's squash teams will start competition on Saturday when they head to New Haven Ivy Scrimmages. This will be tournament style competition with a winner's bracket and consolation bracket.
The men will take on Cornell in the opening round on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. If Columbia wins, the Lions will advance to play the winner of Yale and Princeton at 2:30 p.m. The championship match and the 3/4 playoff are both set for 9:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.
The women's squad will take on Princeton in the opening round at 12 p.m. on Saturday. If the Lions win, they will face the winner of Dartmouth and Penn at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The championship match and the 3/4 playoff are both scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Although this is a preseason tournament, this will be the first collegiate action for the firs-year class and the first look at the 2017-18 lineups for the Lions.
After Ivy Scrimmages, Columbia will get ready to start the regular season on Friday, November 10th when the Lions host NYU at SL Green StreetSquash at 1 p.m.