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Bwog Sports: Soccer Ties Yale Late

Balls! We lost again...

Our opponents say, “Balls, we lost!”

Believe it or not, sports happen even when you’re away on break. Stats star Max Rettig brings you this week’s results.

In one of the many Columbia vs. Yale matchups this past Halloween weekend, the Lions rallied late to tie the Bulldogs. Columbia scored a pair of goals in the final ten minutes of regulation play, bringing the score to a 3-3 tie. Jack Gagné, Andrew Tinari and Nicholas Pappacena each scored in the latter 45 minutes. Ron Zori helped out with two of those goals, notching a couple of assist. Yale got on the board first at 29 minutes with Connor Lachenbruch netting a loose ball off a corner kick. The Lions and ‘Dogs were otherwise statistically tied at the break; each team tallied 7 shots, 4 corner kicks, 1 save and 4 fouls.

Yale’s Henos Musie scored his first goal on a breakaway and found his second in the 72nd minute, scoring on a free kick. His first attempt was blocked, but the referees called CU on an early charge and gave Yale a second chance. Tinari kicked in his 4th goal of the season, bringing Columbia within one, and merely 3 minutes later first-year player Pappacena followed with the tying goal off of passes from Zori and Stamatis. Overtime came and went with Yale firing off a shot, but alas the score remained even. Columbia had its chance in the second overtime period, but the ball deflected off the pole, and so the Lions drew even with the Bulldogs.

Men’s Soccer takes to the pitch twice this week, both matches at home. Last night the Lions beat Sacred Heart (final non-Ivy contest) 2-1 off goals by David Najem and Andrew Tinari; Harvard comes to town on Saturday (Nov. 9). Head up to the soccer stadium for the 7 pm game and cheer on the team!

Other CU results:

Nicholas Composto finished in second place with a career-best 23:44.5 time. He claimed the fastest individual 8K Heptagonal Champs time in Columbia history and took home an Ivy-league first-team honor. Congrats!

Overall, the Lions took first place in the race, winning the Heptagonal Championships at Princeton to claim their fourth Ivy League title. The Lions are No. 8 on the national poll. Roar!

Volleyball lost to Penn in straight sets

WSOC defeated Yale 3-1 to claim its first Ivy League win. Beverly Leon, Phoenetia Browne and Chelsea Ryan scored CU’s goals.

Field Hockey lost to Yale 3-1. The teams combined for 45 shots, 27 of which were on net.

Pro Scores:

Giants were off. They return to action this coming Sunday, playing the Raiders at MetLife Stadium.

The Jets defeated the Saints 26-20

The Rangers defeated Carolina 5-1 on the 2nd and lost to Anaheim 1-2 on Monday. The team plays Pittsburgh tomorrow.

The Islanders won back-to-back games on Nov. 1st and 2nd, defeating the Ottowa 5-4 (Shootout) and then Boston 3-1.

The Knicks fell to Minnesota 100-109 on Sunday.

The Nets lost to Orlando on Sunday by a score of 107-86.

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