In what has become a perennial intraleague rivalry, Columbia will compete in round five of the Battle of the Joneses.
With their only victories against teams whose combined number of wins is a mere 13, the Lions have taken their lumps against their tougher Ivy opponents .
However, according to head coach Paul Nixon, the team's efforts are promising. He believes a breakthrough is near.
Penn vs. Brown
During the first half, it seemed as though Columbia might win its first Ivy game in the most unlikely of places: Leede Arena in Hanover, the home of league powerhouse Dartmouth.
Coming off a lighter non-conference schedule than most Ivy teams, Columbia has found league play to be quite an adjustment.
Each semester, a few select Columbia students will submerge themselves in the Hudson River. They aren't in any swimming club or on an environmental biology field trip. Rather, they're taking a class in one of the most distinctive departments on campus: physical education.
Now that non-conference action is winding down and league play is starting to pick up, a pecking order has begun to form in the Ivy League. So far, Columbia has struggled to keep up with the pack.
Coming off an Ivy opening weekend bruising to both their record and pride, the women of the Columbia basketball team hope that new schemes devised in practice will help them match up physically against Cornell on Saturday at Levien.
After two losses in sunny California, the Columbia women's basketball team will look to reverse its recent fortune on the wintry east coast tonight against the visiting Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils.
The women's basketball team will travel to any corner of the country to find opponents.
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