This past week was marked by highs and lows for Columbia Athletics. Men’s basketball suffered a crushing loss to Princeton on Friday night only to come back and slap Penn 58-41 the next day with notable performances by Grant Mullins, Brian Barbour, and Mark Cisco. Wrestling lost a heartbreaker match to Harvard and similarly came back to close out regular season with a decisive win over Brown. Meanwhile, Uju Ofoche won the women’s indoor long jump title for the third time at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championship, and football hosted an awards banquet. Both swimming & diving teams have championships this weekend, and the squash teams have individual nationals.
Men’s Basketball (11-13, 3-7 Ivy League)
Princeton 40-65 (L)
Penn 58-41 (W)
Yale comes a-jumpin’ and a-shootin’ to Levien Gymnasium at 7 on Friday, and Brown at the same time, same place on Saturday.
Women’s Basketball (3-20, 1-8 League)
Princeton 36-98 (L)
Penn 48-66 (L)
The girls play at Yale on Friday at 7 pm and at Brown on Saturday at 6 pm.
Men’s Swimming & Diving (8-2, 5-2 Ivy League)
ECAC Championships from March 1-3 in Cambridge.
Women’s Swimming & Diving (6-2, 5-2 Ivy League)
They’ll dive in for the Ivy League Championships at Princeton from February 28-March 2.
Men’s Squash (8-9, 2-5 Ivy League)
Navy 6-3 (W)
Williams 3-6 (L)
Individual Nationals will be held March 1-3 in Hartford.
Women’s Squash (5-11, 0-7 Ivy League)
Middlebury 5-4 (W)
Women’s Individual Nationals also will be in Hartford from March 1-3.
Wrestling (6-8, 2-3 Ivy League)
Harvard 15-16 (L)
Brown 25-12 (W)
Those “wrastlers” will travel to Piscataway, N.J. for the EIWA Championships on March 8-9.
Women’s Tennis (4-3, 0-0 Ivy League)
Maryland 6-1 (W)
Akron 6-1 (W)
Women’s Tennis takes on Stony Brook U at the home Dick Savitt Tennis Center. It’s 10 am on March 2—be there or be square.
Men’s Tennis (5-3, 0-0 Ivy League)
Cornell 0-4 (L)
Binghamton 6-1 (W)
This weekend there will be two matches at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center. The Lions will take on George Washington at 2 pm on Friday, and there will be a Varsity/Alumni match on Saturday at 1 pm. Come watch alumni relive their golden years.