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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 […]

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Columbia Athletics honors Robert K. Kraft

History links Biographies of Kraft Fellowship Recipients Photo gallery NEW YORK—Columbia Athletics honored New England Patriots owner and graduate Robert K. Kraft ’63 with a special Saturday morning reunion at the Campbell Sports Center. The purpose of the event was to thank Kraft for his continued support with the annual Robert K. Kraft Financial Aid […]

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Bronx youth visit Columbia Athletics

History links NEW YORK—Columbia student-athletes had the opportunity to visit young people in the Bronx as two large groups of fourth-year students from the Sheridan Academy for Young Leaders visited the Dodge Fitness Center. Six current Columbia student-athletes, including a freshman track and field athlete Iman Sule, second year fencer Iman Blow, junior baseball player […]

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Bronx youth visit Columbia Athletics

History links NEW YORK—Columbia student-athletes had the opportunity to visit young people in the Bronx as two large groups of fourth-year students from the Sheridan Academy for Young Leaders visited the Dodge Fitness Center. Six current Columbia student-athletes, including a freshman track and field athlete Iman Sulesecond year fencer Iman Blowjunior […]

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Columbia Athletics Hosts 96th Annual University C Celebration

History links NEW YORK – Senior Margaret Lu fencing and men’s tennis Shawn Hadavi each received the Connie S. Maniatty Outstanding Senior Student-Athlete awards to mark the 96th edition of the Varsity C Celebration at the Roone Arledge Auditorium on Wednesday evening. The event was hosted by Dalen Cuff […]

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Columbia Athletics Tradition – Columbia University Athletics

TRADITION THE LIONS | Learn more about Lions The Lion was first adopted as a sporting symbol by the student council of Columbia University in 1910, following the presentation of a blue and white banner bearing a large lion with the motto “Leo Columbiae” (Lion of Columbia). George Brokow of the Class of 1909 first […]

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Columbia Athletics Tradition – Columbia University Athletics

TRADITION THE LIONS | Learn more about Lions The Lion was first adopted as a sporting symbol by the student council of Columbia University in 1910, following the presentation of a blue and white banner bearing a large lion with the motto “Leo Columbiae” (Lion of Columbia). George Brokow of the Class of 1909 first […]

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Papa John’s announced as corporate sponsor of Columbia Athletics

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University Athletics and the Collegiate Sports Management Group have partnered to bring Papa John’s into the fold as the Lions’ corporate sponsor in 2016-17. “We are grateful for Papa John’s support,” said Campbell Family Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education. Pierre Pilling noted. “Papa John’s has […]

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Columbia Athletics Statement on Wrestling Program

History links Columbia’s athletic department has completed its investigation of the school’s varsity wrestling team, working with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Over the past week, we have made it clear that the team will not compete while the investigation is ongoing. It has now been determined that […]

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Columbia Athletics inducts Class of 2016 into Hall of Fame

History links CLASS OF 2016 OF THE COLUMBIA ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME Male student-athletes, heritage era Howie Hansen ’52CC, Soccer Bob Hartman ’52CC, Wrestling Male student-athletes, modern era Steve Charles ’82CC, Men’s Soccer Paul Kaliades ’73CC, Football/Baseball James Margolis ’58CC, Fencing Matt Palmer ’07CC, Wrestling Johnathan Reese ’02CC, Football Jeff Spear ’10CC, Fencing Female student-athletes […]

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Columbia Athletics mourns the loss of Bill Campbell ’62CC ’64TC

History links Columbia University Athletics mourns the loss of Bill Campbell ’62CC ’64TC, who passed away last night at the age of 75. “We are terribly saddened to learn of Bill’s passing,” said Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education director Peter Pilling. “Bill was a wonderful person who touched and will continue […]

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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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Official Sponsors of Columbia Athletics

JMI Sports is the Official Media Rights Partner of Columbia Athletics. Operating as Lions Sports Marketing, our team works closely with the Columbia team to secure and manage partnerships with corporate sponsors. By targeting elite brands and creating custom solutions that meet each company’s unique and multi-faceted marketing objectives, we seek to build valuable, long-term […]

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Columbia Athletics celebrates 25 years of women’s sports

History links NEW YORK ? A year of celebration silver anniversary of the Columbia-Barnard Athletic Consortium concluded today with a gala luncheon at the Low Memorial Library on the Columbia campus, which honored the administrators, coaches and student-athletes who have brought distinction to Columbia Athletics.Columbia’s director of varsity athletics and physical […]