Just one day after Columbia and Barnard announced that only first-years and sophomores will be invited back to campus for the fall semester, the Ivy League declared Wednesday afternoon that all athletics will be postponed until at least January. All sports will be prohibited from participating in competitions, while practices will be permitted if protections are in place to ensure they are in accordance with each institution’s and state’s policies....
Beyond all expectations: Seniors Iman Sule and Katie Wasserman break records on the track and excel in the classroom
This is the fifth edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
Each season marks a new start for Columbia Athletics. Players are given another chance to realize their full potential, and teams are invigorated with hopes of winning championship titles. The actions of individuals and their teams define the culture of Columbia Athletics for years to come; these are the moments that characterized the fall 2019 season....
In split-meet weekend, Lions take home 27th place at Nationals while young performers stand out at Van Cortlandt Park
After earning an at-large bid to compete at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, women’s cross country fared well on Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana, taking home 27th place overall while producing two top-100 finishers....
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It is a common misconception that only the top five finishers from each team matter in a cross country meet. Even though the sixth runner breaks a potential tie and the rest of the finishers add points onto rivals’ scores, some coaches tend to focus primarily on their top racers, believing that they have a bigger impact on meet results....
Seniors leave it all on the course as women’s cross country clinches third straight Ivy title, Vasbinder claims top men’s honors
The crowd began to close in on the runners even before the starting gun’s smoke had cleared the air. Its eagerness—and unabashed intensity—is emblematic of the importance of the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships to the cross country community....
It was a busy weekend for the Columbia cross country team, which competed in not one but two meets in as many states. The team’s goal was to solidify its roster of top runners who will compete in two weeks at the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, originally named to represent the seven teams that competed in it....
Camacho Ferral claims first place as Columbia women test younger runners at Metropolitan XC Championships
It came down to the wire, but sophomore Sofia Camacho Ferral pulled through when it counted. A late kick and shoulder-to-shoulder finish allowed Ferral to edge out Rutgers’ Olympia Martin for a first-place finish at the Metropolitan Cross Country Championships at Van Cortlandt Park on Friday....