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Knickerbocker Recap: Heps Don’t Lie Edition

The 2019 Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships, that is. 

Softball: The Columbia women’s softball team won 2 of the 3 games against Brown at home this weekend, with an 11-2 win on Friday, followed by a 5-0 win Saturday morning but a 6-1 loss that afternoon. They finished their regular season with a record of 24-19 overall, 15-6 in the Ivy League. They broke a record this season for the most Ivy wins in the history of the program.

Baseball: In Philadelphia this weekend, Columbia’s baseball team lost 2 games against Penn with scores of 13-1 and 5-2, but came back with a final win on Saturday with a score of 4-0.

Men’s Tennis: In the first round of the 2019 NCAA Championship on Friday in Flushing, NY, Columbia took a 4-0 win over Bryant. In the second round on Saturday, they won their 10th consecutive match, beating Penn State in a 4-0 shutout, causing them to advance to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row. They’ll travel to Ohio next weekend to continue with the tournament.

Lightweight Rowing: Columbia’s lightweight varsity eight won its last regatta of the regular season against Delaware and Drexel’s heavyweights.

Track and Field: This weekend, at Princeton, Columbia’s track and field athletes competed in the 2019 Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships. Senior Brian Zabilski won the men’s 10,000 meter run, senior Lucky Schreiber placed first in the men’s 5,000 meter run, and the men’s 4×800 meter relay also claimed gold. With three first place wins, as well as five silvers and seven bronzes, the men’s team placed fourth overall and the women fifth.

Heavyweight Rowing: Columbia’s heavyweight varsity eight placed third in the Stevenson Cup this weekend. Navy placed first, with George Washington and Columbia neck and neck for second place. Footage had to be consulted to determine George Washington’s narrow margin of victory. Columbia placed third, and Hobart took up the rear.

heptastic runners via Columbia Athletics

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