While football made history, cross country closed out its season while other winter sports are starting to gear up.
In their final contest of the year, the Lions were unable to continue their winning ways in a disappointing showing at Nationals.
Men's XC will compete in the NCAA National Championships this weekend. Waverly Neer will represent the women's team.
Despite the debate surrounding the Athletics Department this week, Columbians should rally together in support of their teams this weekend.
With a strong performance at Northeast Regionals in the Bronx, No. 8 men's cross country advanced to the National Championships next weekend at Indiana State University, along with junior Waverly Neer, who earned a spot as an individual.
Football and men's soccer fell to Cornell, women's basketball lost to Lafayette, and volleyball splits its last two contests.
Men and women's cross country will compete in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships this weekend.
The Sportscast welcomes Willy Wood, who, for the past 19 years, has been at the helm of the Light Blue track and field and cross country program. Wood discusses the changes he has seen at the school over two decades and the men's cross country team's recent success at the Ivy League championship on Nov. 2.
The Light Blue finished with three of the top five spots to win the Ivy Heptagonal Championships for the first time since 2009.
Cross country had another strong national performance, but the squad was far from the only Light Blue team in action.
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