This is the ninth edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
A decade in athletics: Despite a mediocre performance, lacrosse showed flashes of becoming a possible Ivy League contender
The past decade in Columbia lacrosse has seen seven last-place finishes and zero winning seasons, but the Light Blue has still managed to exceed expectations. For the first time in program history, the Lions did not finish the season in last place or tied for last place in the Ivy League—and then proceeded to rank above the bottom of the table two more times....
Columbia lacrosse entered Saturday’s Ivy opener against Princeton on a three-game losing streak and left with the worst loss of its young season to the three-peat Ivy League champion....
While the highlight from this weekend’s men’s basketball games may have been the renaming of the Levien Gymnasium’s basketball court in honor of Jonathan Schiller, CC ’69, Law ’73, it is becoming readily apparent that the Lions may be the ones in need of a makeover, as the team dropped both its games for the fourth week in a row....