Columbia squash began this decade not as the national powerhouse it is today but as a club sport with great promise. However, right before the start of the 2010-2011 academic year, then-Athletic Director M. Dianne Murphy announced the elevation of squash from a club sport to a varsity team....
The nation’s oldest wrestling team spent the past decade struggling to break through to the front of the pack. The team has remained unable to clinch an Ivy League title since 1982 and has been unable to capture an Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association title in the program's 126-year history. Over the past 10 seasons, the Light Blue has only had two with a winning Ivy record....
This is the first edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
The men’s tennis team’s past decade has undeniably been one of ascent. However, the reason for this positive shift is rather unclear because, all in all, the Columbia men’s tennis program has not changed much within these years. The Dick Savitt Tennis Center has remained the team’s home court. The Light Blue still practices for outdoor matches in Riverside Park, making it the only ranked Division I school without outdoor tennis courts. Former head coach Bid Goswami was already in the 28th season of his tenure when the decade opened—his calm, concise method of coaching remained a constant....
The Ivy League has decided to cancel all practices and competitions for spring sports, league administrators announced today. For winter sports and individual players in postseason competitions, individual institutions will have the jurisdiction to decide whether their athletes will participate....
Columbia Athletics will allow domestic travel, practice, competition for spring sports amid COVID-19 concerns
Updated at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9
After five years with the team, head lacrosse coach Andrea Cofrin announced her resignation from the program this Monday, effective immediately. The Lions still have nine games left in their season....
Men’s tennis bounced back from a devastating loss to No. 34 Northwestern to blank Florida Atlantic University at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center.
After a week off, men’s tennis took a trip to Evanston, Illinois to face DePaul and No. 34 Northwestern. These were the Lions’ first non-tournament dual matches and provided split results for the No. 7 ranked team....