It's not often that a team can shoot 75 percent from the field in a half and still lose. But against Brown on Friday night, the Lions did just that. Their second-half rally failed to overcome the offensive woes in the first half.
The Columbia men's basketball team started its last road trip of the season on the wrong foot, falling 64-59 to Brown in Providence. The loss dropped the Lions to 4-7 in Ivy League play.
Cornell Big Red
(14-10, 7-3 Ivy)
The Big Red's title chances took a severe hit last weekend, as a loss at Penn dropped Cornell to third place in the Ivy League.
Last season, the Columbia indoor track and field team finished a distant eighth at Indoor Heptagonals. And in order to improve that standing, they will have to go through a trio of stellar teams in Cornell, Princeton, and Penn.
There are many cliches and adages in sports. Most of them apply to the thrill of winning or the agony of defeat, or the need to give 110 percent and trust in your teammates in order to come out on top.
Yale men's basketball head coach James Jones is no stranger to pennant races. His team has finished fourth or higher every year for the past five years, including a tie for first place in 2002.
When Columbia freshman fencer Tess Finkel switched to epee early on in her career, it wasn't on the advice of a coach or because of any difficulty with her previous discipline, the foil. Instead, Finkel had a far more personal reason for the move: her older sister and teammate, Kelsey.
I used to be an athlete.
The Columbia men's basketball team regained its footing in the Ivy League over the weekend, sweeping Harvard and Dartmouth on the road to snap a three-game losing streak and even its league record at 3-3.
When most kids take up sports, they usually get a choice as to what they'd like to play. But for Columbia sophomore Sherif Farrag, the decision to pick up a fencing sword was not his to make.
May 14, 2:48pm
Today, the guys of Vampire Weekend, the loveliest of Columbia alums, did a Reddit AMA. They answered questions from Reddit users on everything from where they buy their salmon-colored shorts... Read More
May 14, 9:15am
If you missed yesterday’s Bluth banana stand because of finals (or were too lazy to go below 59th St. … cough cough), it’s not too late to get a Bluth... Read More
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