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....
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....
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....
Lacrosse ended the season with more losses than wins in head coach Andrea Cofrin’s sophomore season at the helm. But a total of seven wins is the team’s most in program history, and it all started with a statement win at home against Dartmouth, where the Light Blue recorded a 17-10 statement win....
Lacrosse will close its season this weekend against Princeton.
Lacrosse could not overcome Brown in Providence this weekend, losing 14-13 in overtime in the penultimate Ivy League game of the year.
Lacrosse fell to No. 10 Penn (10-2, 3-1) at Senior Night on Saturday, losing 17-7.
Lacrosse claimed a historic victory this weekend, edging out Yale 15-14 to clinch the program’s best season ever.
Lacrosse will look to bounce back after two consecutive Ivy defeats on Saturday at home against Yale in its fourth conference bout of the season.