Redemption For Petrasek and Columbia

Flash back to 2013. A loaded Manhattan team was at the beginning of their journey to back-to-back MAAC titles (with the jury still out on more). Steve Masiello’s team took the 1 train down to Manhattan (the borough) and handed Columbia a heartbreaking one-point loss at Levien Gymnasium. Continue reading “Redemption For Petrasek and Columbia”

Saint Joseph’s 80, Columbia 78: Second Half Defense Dooms Lions

Columbia isn’t the unluckiest team in the country, yet. The Lions, at least according to Ken Pomeroy’s rankings, are only the third unluckiest. (The distinction actually belongs to their league mates Harvard.) Continue reading “Saint Joseph’s 80, Columbia 78: Second Half Defense Dooms Lions”

No Rosenberg, No (Big) Problem So Far For Columbia

Columbia began the 2014-15 as one of the “under the radar” teams, grouped in with Yale as a school that might be able to sneak up on three-time defending champ Harvard in the Ivy League. Then senior Alex Rosenberg went down with a season-ending injury (because of archaic Ivy redshirt rules, Rosenberg withdrew from school and should return next season), and that was the last anyone outside the Ancient Eight expected to hear of the Lions this season.

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Columbia’s Alex Rosenberg To Miss Entire 2014-15 Season

Alex Rosenberg will miss the entire 2014-15 season according to a report from the Columbia Spectator. The forward, who led the Lions in scoring last season, broke his foot earlier this offseason and, given that his timetable for recovery is uncertain, has decided to withdraw from school instead of trying to return to action sometime later this season.

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