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

May 1, 2016, 11:02pm
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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
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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
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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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Nov 23, 2016, 1:18am

I am a white woman who goes to Barnard and rows for Columbia. The things that were said by members of the wrestling team affect different members of our community in different ways; I can only respond from my experience and my identity.

Nov 2, 2016, 3:11am

Sixty thousand fans squeezed tightly into the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum on a late December afternoon, arriving in armor, black and silver body paint, skull hats, and even a few Darth Vader masks.

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. 

Tennis

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Feb 1, 2017, 11:18pm

No. 19 men’s tennis will return to the Dick Savitt Tennis Center to face Buffalo in its home opener on Saturday.

Jan 30, 2017, 12:00am

Women’s tennis dropped each of its matches at the ITA Kick-off this weekend in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Jan 30, 2017, 12:26am

No. 22 men’s tennis split its matches in Stillwater, Oklahoma, this weekend, falling to No. 13 Oklahoma State 4-1 before topping Tulsa 4-0.

Jan 27, 2017, 1:25am

Men’s tennis will travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to participate in the ITA Kick-Off, looking to qualify for the ITA Team Indoor Championships for the third consecutive year.

Track and Field

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Jan 29, 2017, 11:29pm

Men’s and women’s indoor track and field took sixth and seventh, respectively, in the first-ever Columbia East-West Challenge at the Armory this weekend.

Jan 22, 2017, 10:40pm

Racing at the Armory for the first time this season, indoor track and field notched five first-place finishes at this weekend’s annual tri-meet against Dartmouth and Yale.

Jan 20, 2017, 12:53am

Indoor track and field will compete in the annual tri-meet with Ivy League rivals Dartmouth and Yale at the Armory this weekend.

Jan 16, 2017, 1:48am

Indoor track and field competed at the Great Dane Classic in Staten Island on Saturday, with a number of individuals garnering top-four spots in their respective events.

Golf

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Nov 11, 2016, 4:15am

Any other year, a 10th place finish at the highly competitive Cardinal Cup wouldn’t have been scrutinized. But for a women’s golf team that earned two victories and a second-place finish in its first three tournaments of the fall, the most recent result left something to be desired.

Oct 28, 2016, 2:05am

Updated on Oct. 31 at 12:44 p.m.

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.
 

Rowing

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Nov 14, 2016, 2:03pm

Lightweight rowing took first place in four of seven events on Saturday at the Frostbite Regatta at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey. 

Nov 14, 2016, 1:42pm

Women's rowing closed its fall season with a ninth-place finish at the Rivanna Romp on Sunday in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

Nov 11, 2016, 12:40pm

Lightweight rowing will travel to New Jersey this weekend to compete at the Frostbite Regatta on Lake Mercer.

Nov 11, 2016, 9:26am

Women's rowing will finish its fall season at the annual Rivanna Romp in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Sunday.  

Men's Basketball

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Feb 1, 2017, 11:44pm

Week four of Ivy play punished Spectator Sports Editor Austin Horn for having placed his faith against his own home team in last week’s battle between man and machine.

Feb 1, 2017, 11:26pm

Men’s basketball will host Yale and Brown this weekend in the team’s second back-to-back conference games of the season.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:32am

This is part of a recurring series in which Spectator Sports Editor Austin Horn takes on our Elo model to predict the outcomes of this weekend’s men’s basketball Ivy slate.

Jan 20, 2017, 2:39pm

Austin Horn is a self-proclaimed expert in college basketball. He’s also Spectator’s sports editor, and he’s going to try and beat our machine.

Football

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Dec 13, 2016, 5:51am

Football won its first Homecoming game in 16 years, beating Dartmouth 9-7, this November in front of 8,946 fans. But lifelong football fan Zach Warren, CC ’17, chose not to attend the event.

Dec 13, 2016, 4:01am

Why do I do this? 

By “this,” I mean going to Columbia football games for so many years and following the Lions much more closely than any other sports team. 

Dec 1, 2016, 3:43am

Dear 18-year-old Gianmarco, 

Congratulations! 

You’ve been steadily pursuing your solitary goal of matriculating into an Ivy League school for the past six years or so, and you’ve finally achieved it! You’re going to Columbia and playing football. 

Nov 21, 2016, 4:28am

It was the Tuesday before football’s last game of the 2016 season, but offensive coordinator Mark Fabish was presenting his wide receivers with a new offensive wrinkle.