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The fall season for the Lions has come and gone. This past weekend, football finished its final game of the year at Brown while the men’s cross country came away with a 17th-place finish at Nationals. To close out the fall season, Spectrum decided to highlight some of the top Light Blue athletes. Check out the slideshow here (or click the photo below) to see who made our list. Feel like someone’s missing? Tell us in the comments!
With chances for a clear shot at being Ivy Champions hanging in the balance for two teams, two teams trying to stay in the chase, another with their biggest race of the season, and one team just trying to get their first win, it was a huge weekend for Columbia vs. Yale. Unfortunately, when you sum it all up, the Bulldogs definitely got the best of the Lions this past weekend. Even so, there were a couple of teams that did well, but the majority of this week’s “Three up, three down” is definitely on a downwards trend. More »
With the fall season winding down, there are still three Columbia teams with a chance to win their respective Ivy title. However, for all three, their chances are pretty much on life support because of the help they’re going to need in order to actually get bumped up into first place. Volleyball and field hockey had a chance to avoid this Tom Foolery with contests against Yale this past weekend, but both teams failed to capitalize on it. Men’s soccer, however, has had to claw its way back into the mix and probably to the chagrin of their Ivy opponents, just won’t seem to go away. Check out the graphic to see the complicated scenarios that need to shake out in order for us to come away with three Ivy titles this fall.
This weekend was fairly important for more Lions teams than football, as both field hockey and volleyball played important matches against Yale, and cross country ran their most important meet of the season at the 2011 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships. Plus, one Ivy football team ended a huge winning streak—if you’ve been following any of sports’ football coverage lately on Spectrum, I’m sure you know what team I mean. But first and foremost, let’s get this special weekend sports roundup started with the bad news…
The ladies came into their game on Friday tied for first place in their chase for the Ivy title, but came away with a disappointing 3-1 loss to Yale. The defeat moves them back into second place with an Ivy record of 5-2, behind first place Yale and Princeton who both have Ivy records of 6-1. Although they aren’t completely out of the chase, this loss means that the Lions will need a lot of help in order to come away with first place at the end of the season.
Columbia College junior field hockey player Gabby Kozlowski was just named Ivy League Player of the Week for her two-goal, one-assist performance in Columbia’s 4-2 victory over Dartmouth last Saturday. The forward from Voorhees, N.J., has consistently been a dominating presence on the field, sitting out only one game in her three years as a Lion. Kozlowski currently leads her team in points, goals, and shots—but don’t let her smile fool you, she has no intention of taking her foot off the throttle. Read on for the latest installment of “5 Questions” with this two-time Ivy League Player of the Week. More »
As the fall season begins to wind down, we have two teams in strong contention for the Ivy title, two teams that are still technically in the hunt, and one team that doesn’t have a chance in hell. Volleyball and Field Hockey are definitely the two hottest teams—with one player from the latter team even making a bonus list—and both have very important matchups against Ivy opponents this weekend. Check past the jump to see who’s hot and who’s not in Columbia sports this week. More »
Despite strong performances by many of Columbia’s teams, the overall attitude to this Fall season has been negative. Truthfully, football is the only team that is performing so (unexpectedly) badly. Since, however, we live in a football dominated culture, all other sports are taking a backseat. Men’s soccer had an outstanding performance this weekend, giving them a real shot at a title, while other teams saw their hopes dwindle away. Read after the jump, to see who’s up and who’s down. More »
We’re proud to present the first installment of the Spectator Sportscast, a weekly offering of news, commentary, and interviews about Columbia varsity sports. Hosted by Spectator columnists and varsity soccer players Ronnie Shaban and Zach Glubiak, with Spectator Sports Editor Mrinal Mohanka, the Sportscast provides a succinct round-up of what happened last weekend and what lies ahead for the Lions. This week’s edition features a special guest—senior captain of the women’s field hockey team Carson Christus. Take a listen.
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While football has continued its recent trend of failure, there are some sports that are on the rise. Some are even positioning themselves as legitimate Ivy League title contenders. There’s even a Columbia athlete who has made the first cut at the US Olympic trials last weekend! So, if we can all forget about football (at least american football), there are actually a number of teams currently on the rise. More »