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Columbia Athletics Celebrate Class of 2022

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University and Columbia Athletics celebrated the start of their 268and academic year on Wednesday morning with its first on-campus graduation ceremony in two years. A total of 178 Columbia student-athletes are graduating this week. “This group is truly remarkable in the way they have represented Columbia […]

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Columbia Athletics Celebrate Class of 2022

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University and Columbia Athletics celebrated the start of their 268and academic year on Wednesday morning with its first on-campus graduation ceremony in two years. A total of 178 Columbia student-athletes are graduating this week. “This group is truly remarkable in the way they have represented Columbia […]

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Baseball ‘Birds Honored by Conference

History links VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds baseball team received the Les Schwab Sportsmanship Award from the Cascade Collegiate Conference, while four players also received individual honors as the conference announced its post-season prices on Friday. Ty Penner, Brandon Hupeand Noah Or were all named to the all-conference first-team roster while outfielders […]

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UBC softball honored with conference awards

History links CORVALLIS, Ore. — The 2022 Cascade Collegiate Conference Softball postseason awards were announced Thursday by the conference office. The UBC Thunderbirds won the Les Schwab Team Sportsmanship Award after a season that really showcased the program genre. T-Birds Head Coach Gord Collings built. Mia Valcke was named to the CCC […]

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Columbia Athletics to Host University C’s 99th Annual Celebration Tuesday Night

History links NEW YORK – Columbia University Athletics will host the 99th edition C University Celebration, its annual year-end awards ceremony, on Tuesday, May 3 at the Levien Gymnasium inside the Dodge Fitness Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. and start of the official program at 5 p.m. A welcome […]

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T-Birds Open Series with Saturday Sweep

Next game: Oregon Technology 05/01/2022 | 11:00 a.m. (PT) May. 01 (Sun) / 11 a.m. (PT) Oregon Technology Story VANCOUVER, B.C. – In their final series of the Cascade Collegiate Conference regular season, the UBC Thunderbirds swept Saturday’s doubleheader with the Oregon Tech Owls with a narrow 3-2 victory in […]

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Columbia Athletics to Host 99th Annual University C Celebration

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University Athletics wraps up the 2021-22 academic year with its annual year-end awards ceremony, the 99and University C Annual Celebration on Tuesday, May 3 at the Levien Gymnasium at the Dodge Fitness Center. The official program runs from 5 to 6:15 p.m. A dinner reception is scheduled for […]

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Columbia Athletics to Host University C’s 99th Annual Celebration Tuesday Night

History links NEW YORK – Columbia University Athletics will host the 99th edition C University Celebration, its annual year-end awards ceremony, on Tuesday, May 3 at the Levien Gymnasium inside the Dodge Fitness Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. and start of the official program at 5 p.m. A welcome […]

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Opens the T-Birds Series – University of British Columbia Athletics

Next game: The College of Idaho 04/16/2022 | 11:00 a.m. (PT) April 16 (Saturday) / 11 a.m. (PT) The College of Idaho Story VANCOUVER, BC – Following an early morning rain delay, the UBC Thunderbirds and College of Idaho Yotes traveled to Collings Field at Nobel Park for a single […]

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‘Birds split doubleheader in Bellevue

Next game: at Carroll College (Montreal) 08/04/2022 | 11:00 a.m. (PT) April 08 (Friday) / 11 a.m. (PT) to Carroll College (Montreal) Story BELLEVUE, Wash. — The UBC Thunderbirds shared a doubleheader with the Northwest Eagles in Bellevue on Tuesday afternoon, dropping the last conference game between the two this […]

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Undefeated first day puts Birds in semi-finals

History links VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds hosted the teams at Thunderbird Stadium on Friday morning for a chilly final leg of the Canada West Rugby 7s series that once again saw two familiar programs part ways from the pack. Round robin style play was Friday’s schedule which saw UBC (3-0) take […]

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‘Birds Fall in Kelowna – University of British Columbia Athletics

Next game: vs. University of Manitoba 04/03/2022 | 2 p.m. (PT) March 04 (Friday) / 2 p.m. (PT) vs. University of Manitoba Story KELOWNA, B.C. — Senior graduate Brianna Falk led a hard-fought effort for the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s basketball team as they cruised to a 79-43 win over […]

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‘Birds host Cougars for regular season finale

History links VANCOUVER – The 2022 Canada West regular season wraps up this weekend at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center as the UBC Thunderbirds take on the Regina Cougars on Friday, February 18.and at 7:00 p.m. (PT) and Saturday, February 19and at 3:00 p.m. (PT). Saturday’s match will have added significance […]

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Seniors shine as UBC dominates TRU

Next game: at the University of Northern British Columbia 02/17/2022 | 6 p.m. (PT) Feb. 17 (Thu) / 6 p.m. (PT) at University of Northern British Columbia Story The UBC Thunderbirds (6-10) defeated the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack (1-17) 80-35 and recognized graduating seniors kate johnson, Dina Strujic and Madison […]

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T-Birds dominate Cascades 3-0 – University of British Columbia Athletics

Next game: at the University of the Fraser Valley 02/12/2022 | 4:00 p.m. (PT) Feb. 12 (Saturday) / 4 p.m. (PT) at University of the Fraser Valley Story The University of Fraser Valley men’s volleyball team lost a three-set decision to the UBC Thunderbirds on Friday night at the UFV […]

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‘Birds host Cascades in Friday night matchup

History links VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds (13-2) look to bounce back at War Memorial Gym against the Fraser Valley Cascades (9-5) on Friday, February 11and at 8 p.m. (PT). There will only be one men’s basketball game this weekend, as Saturday night’s home game against TRU has been rescheduled for Wednesday, […]

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T-Birds comeback fails – University of British Columbia Athletics

Next game: University of the Fraser Valley 02/11/2022 | 8:00 p.m. (PT) Feb. 11 (Friday) / 8 p.m. (PT) University of the Fraser Valley Story VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Vikes emerged victorious once again, beating the UBC Thunderbirds 96-89 to sweep the weekend at CARSA Performance Gym. The […]

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Columbia Athletics will celebrate black excellence

History links #CUBlackExcellence feature page NEW YORK—Columbia Athletics will celebrate Black History Month by showcasing its current Black student-athletes with an ongoing virtual and social media campaign throughout February. “We are thrilled and honored to celebrate the impact our Black student-athletes have made here at Columbia, […]

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T-Birds host No. 1 Spartans

History links VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds return to War Memorial Gym this weekend for a highly anticipated game against the undefeated Trinity Western Spartans on Friday, January 28.and at 7:30 p.m. (PT) and Saturday, January 29and at 6:30 p.m. (PT). TWU (8-0) has yet to stumble atop the Western Division this […]

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T-Birds hosts TRU to start 2022

History links The UBC Thunderbirds (3-7) return to the field after a seven-week absence from Canada West to take on the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack (1-10) Friday and Saturday at War Memorial Gym. Last weekend’s games against the UBCO Heat and UNBC Timberwolves were postponed due to covid-related protocols and have been […]

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Conference leading ‘The birds return to welcome the Dinos

History links VANCOUVER – The long winter break has turned out to be a little longer than expected for the UBC Thunderbirds who are finally back in Canada West action this Friday and Saturday January 21 and 22 hosting the Calgary Dinos at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center. Coming out of […]

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The T-Birds earn their 11th straight victory

Next game: Thompson Rivers University 01/21/2022 | 8:00 p.m. (PT) January 21 (Friday) / 8 p.m. (PT) Thompson Rivers University Story PRINCE GEORGE, BC – The UBC Thunderbirds earned a convincing 93-74 road victory over the UNBC Timberwolves on Sunday afternoon at the Charles Jago Sports Center. The ‘Birds relied […]

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‘Birds down WolfPack to win the series sweep

History links VANCOUVER — The UBC Thunderbirds picked up a 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-19) victory over the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack at War Memorial Gym to sweep their first series of the new year and move to 5-3 the regular season. “Our word for the weekend was adaptable,” said UBC head coach […]

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Thunderbirds start 2022 defending home court

History links VANCOUVER — Canada West volleyball returns to War Memorial Gym as your UBC Thunderbirds (3-3) host the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack (1-3) this weekend; friday january 14and at 7:30 p.m. (PT) and Saturday, January 15and at 4:30 p.m. (PT). The extended holiday break presents unique challenges, but the T-Birds are […]

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Columbia Athletics Announces Loyal Lions Fan Cutout Program

History links Columbia Athletics announces the Loyal Lions fan cutout program to give Columbia fans the opportunity to be represented at home competitions with limited or prohibited attendance. All proceeds benefit the Columbia Athletic Department to support our student-athletes. Loyal Lions Fan Cutout Award TiersColombia Fans: $35Faculty/Staff/Students: $25 (must purchase […]

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“Birds return home for rematch with Spartans

History links UBC Thunderbirds (3-5) return to War Memorial Gym for their final streak before the winter break, as they host the Trinity Western Spartans (4-0) for a two-game game Friday at 6 p.m. PST and Saturday at 5:00 p.m. This weekend’s action will be UBC Canada West’s first competitive test at home in nearly […]

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Thunderbird men win 8th consecutive conference championship

History links EDMONTON – The UBC Thunderbirds men won their 8th consecutive Canada West banner on Sunday in Edmonton, while the Calgary Dino women got a thrilling surprise against the Birds with 823 points while UBC finished second with 740 points . “I had a very successful weekend for both teams,” said UBC head coach […]

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‘Birds abandons set decision to Spartans

Next match: at Trinity Western University 11/27/2021 | 7 p.m. (PST) LANGLEY – The UBC Thunderbirds fell to the No. 1 West Trinity Spartans in a straight set, 3-0, lost Friday night at the Langley Events Center in Langley, B.C. The 25- win 23, 25-19, 25-16 improves the Spartans to 3-0, while the loss brings […]

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Huskies visit birds for heavyweight battle

History links VANCOUVER – In another battle between two of the nation’s top teams, the UBC Thunderbirds are set to host defending Canada West champions the Saskatchewan Huskies for the final home series of 2021 this Friday and Saturday November 26.e and 27e at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center. This is the first matchup […]

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UBC narrowly fails in Kelowna

Next game: at UBC-Okanagan 11/13/2021 | 3 p.m. (PST) KELOWNA, BC – The UBC Thunderbirds suffered another biting loss, 64-63 to the UBC Okanagan Heat on Friday night in Kelowna. Led by Kelsey Falk’s double-double, the Heat (3-2) claimed their first Canada West victory over the T-Birds (1-4) in 15 games. Falk, from Vernon, BC, […]

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Support a project – University of British Columbia Athletics

Support UBC Athletics & Recreation by getting involved in one of our priority projects. Currently, priority projects include, but are not limited to, the following UBC sports facilities. The sports facilities at the University of British Columbia are world class and are open to communities on and off campus. From the various courts, gymnasiums and […]

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Columbia Athletics releases latest sports photo of the 31

History links Colombia Recruitment Site Columbia university NEW YORK– Columbia posted the latest version of the #OnlyHere 31-Sport photo from the track and field program on Monday afternoon. “We are thrilled to show the breadth and diversity of our athletic program through our photo of 31 sports, which has become an important tradition at Columbia,” […]

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Columbia Athletics Updates Fall and Winter Sports Venue and Spectator Policies

History links Place policies Events to come NEW YORK – Columbia University Athletics has announced spectator advice for all home fall and winter sports competitions. All policies are in accordance with university, city, and state health and safety working group guidelines. These site policies and protocols are effective immediately. All spectators in attendance, aged 12 […]

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“Roar, Lion, Roar”: The History of the Varsity Show with Columbia Athletics

BY SOPHIE CRAIG 12 OCTOBER 2021 As its cast members like to remind us, The Varsity Show is Columbia’s oldest performing arts tradition. How this tradition actually started is no longer a mystery. The first Varsity Show – and every show after that for the next decade – was not a theater staple, but rather […]

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T-Birds claim third straight Captains Cup

Next game: Trinity Western University 10/15/2021 | 7:00 p.m. (PT) Oct. 15 (Friday) / 7 p.m. (PT) Trinity Western University Story VANCOUVER — The UBC Thunderbirds are the 2021 Captains Cup champions after beating the Trinity Western Spartans 7-2 in the tournament final on Saturday afternoon at the Doug Mitchell […]

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T-Birds win 2021 Canada West Championship

History links SQUAMISH, BC – Canada West have a new men’s golf champion as the UBC Thunderbirds posted a 36-hole team score of 25 under par at Squamish Valley Golf Club. Directed by Mackenzie bickell Under 65, the T-Birds finished 23 strokes ahead of second-place Fraser Valley on Tuesday, while Calgary and Victoria were tied […]

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T-Birds defeat Cascades 2-0

Next game: at the University of the Fraser Valley 10/03/2021 | 1 p.m. (PST) The UBC Thunderbirds claimed their fifth consecutive Canada West victory with a 2-0 victory over the University of the Fraser Valley on Friday night at Rotary Stadium. Tess McRae opened the scoring in the 36th minute for the fourth-seeded U SPORTS […]

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‘Birds blanks Dinos as reporting season opens

History links The UBC Thunderbirds (1-0) picked up a 7-0 shutout victory over the Calgary Dinos to start their Canada West season decisively at the season opener in Victoria, BC. Thora Rae scored twice for the T-Birds, while Miranda Yee, Jordyn faiczak, Mikayla stelling, Kaileigh chow, and Izzy Fraser all found it behind the net […]

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‘The birds seek to build momentum against the Dinos

History links The UBC Thunderbirds (2-0), ranked 4th in U SPORTS, will go for their third consecutive Canada West victory on Sunday, October 3.rdas they host the Calgary Dinos (1-0) at 1:00 p.m. PST at the Gerald McGavin UBC Rugby Centre. After leading the conference offensively in its championship-winning 2019 season, […]

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Longtime Columbia athletics official Bill Steinman has died

NEW YORK (AP) – William C. Steinman, longtime Columbia University sports news director, has died. He was 76 years old. Steinman, a member of the Columbia University Track and Field Hall of Fame, died Wednesday evening at Mount Sinai Morningside, the university said Thursday. He had used a wheelchair in recent years following a series […]

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Bill Steinman, longtime Columbia athletics official, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William C. Steinman, Columbia University’s longtime director of sports information, has died. He was 76 years old. Steinman, a member of the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame, died Wednesday night at Mount Sinai Morningside, the university announced Thursday. He had used a wheelchair in recent years due to a series […]

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T-Birds win Cascades Invitational – University of British Columbia Athletics

History links CHILLIWACK, BC – The UBC Thunderbirds swept their second straight tournament to start the 2021-22 golf season as the men’s and women’s teams clinched victories at the Fraser Valley Cascades Invitational which took place. held at the Chilliwack Golf Club. First-year student Russell howlett followed his Monday round of 5 under par with […]

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2021-22 Ticket Details – University of British Columbia Athletics

We are delighted to have our teams able to compete again this season and to welcome our fans again to cheer them on! In recognition of the challenges we have all faced as a result of COVID, we are happy to offer fans a unique take on ticketing this season. Thanks to the support of […]

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The enlarged Captain’s Cup returns for 2021

History links VANCOUVER – With training camp over, the UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey team is now focused on a renewed preseason tradition as the annual Captain’s Cup tournament, presented by the Vancouver Giants, kicks off this Friday September 17th.e as the T-Birds host Simon Fraser University at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center. Created in […]

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Columbia Athletics announces fall sports venue and spectator policies

History links Place policies Events to come NEW YORK – Columbia University Athletics has announced spectator advice for all fall home sports competitions. All policies are in accordance with university, city and state health and safety working group guidelines. These site policies and protocols are effective immediately. All spectators in attendance, aged 12 and over, […]

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“Birds add depth with three familiar recruits

History links The UBC men’s volleyball program is proud to welcome three exemplary rookies for the upcoming 2021-2022 season. Easton Sarich, Mason Greves and Logan Greves join a familiar coaching staff, as the three rookies trained with the National Men’s Under-19 team this summer under the direction of the head coach. Mike Hawkins and assistant […]

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TicketSmarter signs official agreement with Columbia Athletics

History links NW YORK, NY – TicketSmarter and Columbia Athletics have announced an agreement to appoint TicketSmarter as the official ticket resale market partner. “We are honored to connect with Columbia Athletics to provide Lions fans with a smooth ticketing experience,” said Jeff Goodman, CEO of TicketSmarter. “The partnership with Columbia Athletics is a continuation […]

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UBC Swimming welcomes ten high-level recruits

History links The four-time U SPORTS National Champions UBC Thunderbirds are pleased to welcome 10 new recruits to the highly decorated swim programs for the coming season. Seven student-athletes will join the legendary 24-time women’s program that has won eight of the last nine U SPORTS championships and is looking to extend its current winning […]

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Columbia Athletics mourns recent death of John T. Garnjost ’56CC,’ 61BUS

History links NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics mourns the recent passing of John T. Garnjost ’56CC,’ 61BUS, who passed away peacefully on January 5, 2021. Garnjost was a college student-athlete at Columbia, as a member of the Columbia Heavyweight Crew from 1954 to 1956. He would eventually become a respected rowing official. He was awarded […]

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Columbia Athletics launches the Black Excellence initiative

History links NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics will spotlight its most accomplished Black and African American student-athletes and celebrate its rich history of black excellence with an ongoing virtual and social media campaign. The #CUBlackExcellence initiative will include social media posts, videos and graphics, as well as a series of articles on Columbia Athletics’ historic […]

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ESPN + to rerun Columbia’s classic fall track and field games

History links NEW YORK—Columbia Athletics announced this afternoon that four fall sports games from Columbia will be televised this week on ESPN +. A total of 12 Columbia shows are scheduled to be rebroadcast this year. The links are displayed in the timeline below. Fans can access all broadcasts on ESPN + from the date […]

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Columbia Athletics Hosts Industry’s First Virtual Party

History links Success through well-being information NEW YORK—Columbia University student-athletes attended the industry’s first-ever virtual evening to learn and connect with alumni and representatives from the fifth annual Columbia Athletics Industry Night this fall. Hosted by Columbia Athletics’ Success Through Wellness, this semester’s event drew 24 companies, organizations, and departments that connect with Columbia’s student-athlete […]

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Columbia Athletics mourns loss of Alexander Aurrichio ’12CC

History links NEW YORK – It is with great sadness that the Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Columbia University has learned of the passing of Alexander Aurrichio ’12CC. A former star player for the men’s football and baseball teams, Aurrichio was killed in a cycling accident in the Northern Territory of Australia on Monday. He was […]

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Columbia Athletics Announce Virtual C Summer Series

History links Click here for an exclusive clip Update: The premiere of Boathouse: Columbia University Rowing has been postponed to June 18. NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics is proud to announce the creation of the Virtual C Summer Series. We may not all be on campus together, but we can still relive what it means […]

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Columbia Athletics Announce Virtual C Summer Series

History links Click here for an exclusive clip Update: The premiere of Boathouse: Columbia University Rowing has been postponed to June 18. NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics is proud to announce the creation of the Virtual C Summer Series. We may not all be on campus together, but we can still relive what it means […]

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Columbia Athletics mourns loss of Eugene Rossides ’49CC’ 52LAW

History links NEW YORK—Columbia Athletics is saddened to learn of the passing of Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and former Columbia quarterback Eugene Rossides ’49CC’ 52LAW. “From his famous laissez-passer to Bill Swacki who defeated the Army in 1947 to his professional success in politics as a lawyer, the life of Eugene Rossides is a […]

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Columbia Athletics appoints Cara Holdsclaw Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University Intercollegiate Athletics Director Pierre Pilling today announced that Cara Holdclaw was appointed Senior Associate Director of Sports for External Affairs. At Columbia, Holdsclaw will be responsible for strategic direction, oversight, coordination, leadership and active participation in revenue generation and outside functions. “Cara is a perfect […]

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Athletic Brewing Company Named Official Non-Alcoholic Beer of Columbia Athletics

History links Athletic Brewing Company Website NEW YORK—Athletic Brewing Company lives up to its name… The Stratford, Connecticut brewer is partnering with Columbia University Athletics to become the official non-alcoholic beer of Columbia Athletics. Handcrafted with high-quality, all-natural ingredients, Athletic Brewing produces non-alcoholic craft beer for those who lead active, healthy lifestyles, so the synergies […]

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Columbia Athletics to Host Inaugural Pride Party on March 6

History links NEW YORK – Columbia University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with the Office of Multicultural Affairs and College Life, is proud to host its first annual Pride Night at a women’s basketball game on Friday, March 6 at the Levien Gymnasium. The first 500 fans in attendance […]

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Roaring birthday parties with Columbia Athletics!

In a place like New York, there are many options for hosting a birthday party, but what Columbia Athletics brings to the table is an affordable, unique, easy-going and high-energy atmosphere that will have your child ROAR with joy. ! Choose from our all-inclusive Premium package or our flexible basic package for all home football […]

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#ONLY HERE: COLUMBIA ATHLETICS – Columbia University Athletics

#ONLY HERE: COLUMBIA OFFERS A UNIQUE STUDENT-ATHLETE EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK CITY! WHO WE ARE (PDF) #OnlyHere focuses on its assortment of benefits for the student-athlete from Columbia emphasizing its extraordinary location in world-class New York City, unparalleled academic and professional opportunities, a sports performance program of elite level and a “built to win” foundation […]