Sports

Baseball

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Oct 13, 2016, 3:08am

This past August, Jordan Serena, CC ’15, was in Iowa, sitting in the clubhouse of the Burlington Bees, the Single-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He overheard a teammate mention that Great Britain was assembling a squad for World Baseball Classic qualifiers in September. 

Sep 8, 2016, 11:31pm

This is part two of a two-part series. Part one ran on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Sep 8, 2016, 2:51am

This is part one of a two-part series. Part two will run Friday, Sept. 9

Jun 11, 2016, 2:43pm

Updated June 16, at 10:30 p.m.

Junior Will Savage and George Thanopoulos, CC ‘16, both signed with MLB teams after being selected in the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.

Softball

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May 1, 2016, 11:02pm

Softball split its final two doubleheaders of the season against Penn on Friday and Saturday.

May 1, 2016, 11:02pm

Softball split its final two doubleheaders of the season against Penn on Friday and Saturday.

Apr 29, 2016, 2:31am

When softball celebrates Senior Day on Saturday before its doubleheader against Penn, only one player will take the field for the Light Blue—senior starting pitcher and captain Tessa Kroll. 

Apr 29, 2016, 1:29am

After a seven-game homestand, Lions’ softball (14-30, 5-11 Ivy) will begin the first half of a four- game series against Penn. According to head coach Jennifer Teague, this is a crucial weekend for softball as they are looking finish in the top half of the Ivy League’s South Division. 

Columns

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Dec 2, 2015, 12:42am

The team has had a less-than-perfect start to the season, but there is plenty of time before Ivy play begins.

Nov 16, 2015, 2:34am
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A win over Kansas State is crucial to building Columbia’s case for a potential at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Nov 5, 2015, 11:29pm

The Lions’ baseball team is especially plagued by low fan turnout during the regular season.

Oct 21, 2015, 9:42pm

We often forget about athletes’ personal struggles outside of the sports they play.

 

Features

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May 17, 2016, 7:37pm

Sasha DiGiulian was enjoying a crêpe outside Artopolis last spring when an Australian couple came up to the senior and excitedly asked to take a picture with the Virginia native. 

Mar 2, 2016, 12:20am

Athletic Director Peter Pilling sent out a Columbia-wide email on Tuesday afternoon announcing and issuing a survey for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education that seeks input from students and faculty about improving existing on-campus recreational facilities. 

Tennis

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Oct 27, 2016, 3:07am

Women’s tennis had a strong showing at this weekend’s ITA Northeast Regional Championships at Yale. 

Oct 27, 2016, 2:12am

Men’s tennis wrapped up the ITA Northeast Regional Championships with a surprise doubles final at home in which senior Richard Pham and sophomore Victor Pham defeated senior Shawn Hadavi and first-year Jackie Tang 6-1, 6-3.

Oct 27, 2016, 1:41am

More than a year after leaving the varsity women’s tennis team, senior Alice Song returned to the courts to represent Columbia in September—this time playing for a new squad. 

Oct 26, 2016, 11:37pm

First-year Jackie Tang had never played with Chien Hsun Lo prior to the 2016 U.S. Open junior boys’ doubles draw. In the pair’s run to the quarterfinals, Tang’s poise immediately caught the eye of Columbia associate head coach Howard Endelman, CC ’87.

Track and Field

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Aug 18, 2016, 7:44pm

Ghana’s 4x100-meter relay team finished eighth out of eight in the first heat of the competition at the Olympic games. 

Aug 17, 2016, 10:04pm

Updated on Aug. 18th at 10:33 a.m.

Rising junior Akua Obeng-Akrofi may not yet be a familiar name on campus, but come Thursday morning in Rio de Janeiro, that will likely no longer be the case.

Aug 4, 2016, 9:12pm

Name: Akua Obeng-Akrofi

School: Columbia College, 2018

Major: Psychology

Jul 23, 2016, 5:28pm

Junior Akua Obeng-Akrofi is heading to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she’ll look to represent Ghana in the 4x100m relay. 

Golf

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Oct 28, 2016, 2:05am

First-year Columbia golfer Ridhima Dilawari was seven years old when she started playing tennis in her hometown of New Delhi, India, but it wasn’t long before the golf range across the street from the courts turned the curious seven-year-old into the number one junior golfer in India. 

Oct 27, 2016, 2:40am

Women’s golf posted strong second and third rounds to finish in 10th place at the Cardinal Cup this past week.

Oct 23, 2016, 1:14am

Women’s golf will head to Kentucky on Sunday to participate in the Cardinal Cup—its final tournament of the fall season.
 

Oct 20, 2016, 2:13am

Men’s golf used a strong final round to finish in 12th place at the Dayton Invitational.

Rowing

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Oct 27, 2016, 1:56am

This is part two of a two-part series. Part one ran on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Oct 25, 2016, 11:43pm

This is part one of a two-part series. Part two will run Thursday, Oct. 27.

I started rowing after playing soccer for six years. I never made it past the second team of my club and when my coach moved away, I quit. 

Oct 24, 2016, 3:18am

Women's rowing finished 27th in a field of 33 at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston on Sunday. 

Oct 24, 2016, 3:27am

Lightweight rowing saw its "freshman four" boat earn the bronze medal at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston. 

Men's Basketball

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Jul 23, 2016, 3:27pm

Maodo Lo, CC ’16, will sign a deal to play with Brose Baskets of Bamberg, Germany, Spanish journalist Chema de Lucas of Gigantes del Basket reported on Friday. 

Jul 9, 2016, 3:13pm

Maodo Lo, CC ’16, wrapped up his first NBA Summer League stint on a strong note. The Berlin native tallied eight points and five rebounds for his Philadelphia 76ers' first win of the Utah Summer League.

Jun 27, 2016, 2:51pm

Maodo Lo, CC '16, will be joining the Philadelphia 76ers Summer League teams in both Utah and Las Vegas in July, ESPN’s Fran Franschilla first reported.

Jun 8, 2016, 9:06pm

Men’s basketball head coach Jim Engles finalized his coaching staff on Wednesday ahead of the 2016-17 season.

Football

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Oct 28, 2016, 8:54pm

Four first-half turnovers plagued Columbia in a 31-23 loss to Yale on Friday under the lights of Robert K. Kraft Field.

An interception and three fumbles helped the Bulldogs (2-5, 2-2 Ivy) build a 24-0 lead at half, which proved impossible for the Lions (2-5, 2-2 Ivy) to overcome.

Oct 28, 2016, 6:03pm

Columbia (2-4, 1-2 Ivy) hosts Yale (1-2, 1-5 Ivy) on Friday evening from Robert K. Kraft Field. The Lions are seeking their second consecutive victory after a 9-7 win last Saturday against Dartmouth. Stay here for all of the action before, during, and after the game. 

Oct 28, 2016, 1:27am

Football seeks its second consecutive win on Friday evening as the Lions welcome Yale to Robert K. Kraft Field.

Oct 27, 2016, 2:11am

This is the sixth entry of the football diaries with senior wide-receiver Scooter Hollis, who will share weekly insights about the team both on and off the field.