This past weekend, the men’s squash team won its first match against Dartmouth in the history of the program by a score of 8-1. The Lions, winners of 4 of their last 5 going into the contest, faced a tough task against No. 11 Dartmouth, a team which has had Columbia’s number throughout history.
Alex Nalle played a thrilling match, winning his first two before letting Dartmouth battle back, only to defeat the Big Green in the final game of the match. Undefeated Ramit Tandon (Columbia) experienced his first loss of the season. Columbia is now 6-4 on the season with a 2-3 Ivy record after falling beat to Harvard on Sunday. The team plays Princeton this Friday to close out the home schedule this season, where hopefully we’ll be able to squash Princeton at their own,
sick, preppy game. Bwog’s buying a (vintage?) polo to support.
Men’s basketball (13-8, 2-2 Ivy League) lost two critical, close matchups against Yale (Friday) and Brown (Saturday) to fall into fourth place in the conference. The Lions will most likely have to win all of their remaining games to stand a chance of taking over Harvard for the Ivy League crown and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Bwog is planning to go support our basketball team and do what Seattle’s fans did for their football team all season: ROAR. Women’s basketball (4-14, 1-3 Ivy) lost to Yale and Brown as well.
Men’s tennis defeated DePaul 7-0. They are 5-1 on the young season, and play Middle Tennessee State in their next match. Before that, be sure to support them in the ECAC Championships starting on Valentine’s Day through February 16th.
Women’s tennis is 2-1 after defeating Denver 6-1 on Friday.
Unbeatable Undefeated women’s swimming and diving returns to action this coming weekend at Princeton after a two-week hiatus. Cheer them on in spirit as they swim (and dive) to a 6-0 record.
In boring news, the Super Bowl was horrible (or epic, depending on whether or not you were a Seahawks fan), which is a shame because
the commentators made it seem like it had so much potential. Seattle prevented Denver from doing much of anything, holding the NFL’s best offense (ever?) to just 8 points. 43-8 was the final score, giving Seattle their first Super Bowl win in franchise history and validating any shit-talking a certain dread-locked cornerback had been up to this season.
Lions doing butterfly via Shutterstock