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Knickerbocker Recap: An Un-FORE-Gettable Weekend Edition

The men’s and women’s golf teams found success at the Ivy Championships…read all about it and other Columbia sports news from this weekend!

Fencing: This weekend, Columbia fencers (past and present) had some success at USA Nationals in Salt Lake City. Two alumnae claimed first place in the Division 1 men’s foil pool and Epee competition. Some current Columbia fencers also placed highly in their respective divisions including Andrew Doddo (sabre), Iman Blow (foil), Violet Michel (sabre), Nora Burke (sabre), and Sylvie Binder (foil).

Women’s Golf: Columbia’s women’s golf team finished third overall in the Ivy League Women’s Championship in New Jersey with first-year Jennifer Wang placing second individually.

Men’s Golf: The men’s golf team finished second overall this weekend at the Ivy League Championship after outstanding performances from Arjun Puri, Daniel Core, John Robertson, and Nick Brisebois. 

Lightweight Rowing: CU’s lightweight rowers lost to Cornell on Saturday morning, losing the Geiger Cup, but came back on Sunday to beat Dartmouth and win the Subin Cup.

Heavyweight Rowing: Yale took the Blackwell Cup after beating Columbia’s heavyweight rowers on Saturday under difficult conditions including strong winds and bumpy water in Philadelphia.

Women’s Rowing: The women’s rowers took the Cherry Hill Invitational this weekend, finishing second in the varsity eight grand final, losing only to Rhode Island. CU’s rowers in the second varsity eight finished first in the grand final.

Softball: This Sunday, Columbia’s softball team won a game and lost a game to Yale while in New Haven, Connecticut.

Women’s Tennis: The women’s tennis team ended their regular season this weekend with two wins against Dartmouth and Harvard, making their record 15-3, and 4-3 for Ivy League play.

Baseball: Brown won the first of a three-game set this Saturday against Columbia (8-5), but the Lions came back on Sunday to take the remaining two games (11-3, 9-6) of the weekend. In between the two Sunday games, the team celebrated its senior day and honored its members of the class of 2019.

Men’s Tennis: Columbia won two more matches this weekend against Dartmouth on Saturday (7-0) and Harvard on Sunday (4-1), marking their sixth and seventh wins in a row this season. After the two wins, their record became 16-3 overall, with 6-0 in Ivy League play.

Lacrosse: The women’s lacrosse team lost to Penn (21-7) at home this Sunday.

Jennifer Wang after taking second at the Ivy Golf Championship via GoColumbiaLions

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