Columbia celebrated the careers of softball seniors Tonia Wu and Kerry Cook prior to the final two home games of the 2017 season on Friday afternoon at the Columbia Softball Stadium. The Lions were upended by Penn, 1-0 and 11-3 (6).
The Lions had to rally in both games and earned a split to set up a big twinbill on the final day of the regular season.
An Ivy League record and a school record fell on day one of the Penn Relays, when the Columbia women took the track in Philadelphia.
The Lions will look to build on a pair of strong performances last weekend against the Dragons Saturday.
The Lions will vie for the Stevenson Cup against Navy with George Washington and Hobart rowing as guests in Mercer County, New Jersey Sunday.
The Columbia softball team closes out the 2017 season with a four-game Ivy League series against Penn. The first two games will take place Friday at Columbia with first pitch at 2 p.m. The series moves to Penn for the final two games on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
With a week left until the Ivy League Championships, Columbia gears up by taking part in both the 123rd Penn Relays and Sunday's Yale Springtime Invitational.
The Lions trail the Quakers by two games in the division standings heading into the final regular season weekend.
The event serves as the final gathering of the academic year for all of Columbia's student-athletes, showcasing their achievements and milestones. The highest honors will be bestowed on some of the Lions' brightest stars.
NEW YORK - The Columbia lacrosse team will cap the 2017 season on the road at #5 Princeton on Saturday, April 29 at 1 p.m. in its season finale. Fans can catch all the action through the media links above and streaming on the Ivy League Digital Network.
NEW YORK, NY - Columbia men's and women's fencing traded in their fencing uniforms for suits and dresses.
Madison Gott and Sommer Grzybek each homered, tying the Columbia softball program's single-season record (10), to lead the Lions in a Wednesday split with Manhattan.