George Kolombatovich plans to retire from Columbia University after 33 years as the fencing coach. Hailed as the “end of an era,” Kolombatovich begain at the university in 1979. His run as coach saw some of Columbia’s most exciting and productive years in fencing, bringing home 17 Ivy League titles for the men and 8 [...]
Nzingha Prescod named first Ivy League Women’s Most Outstanding Rookie Nzingha Prescod of Columbia was a force to be reckoned with at this weekend’s Ivy League Championships. Prescod assisted the Columbia Lions women fencers to a second place finish with her impressive 16-bout win (of 18). With 86 touches and allowing just 29, Prescod was [...]
Jeff Spear has earned one of the top honors presented by the NCAA. Spear became the first Columbia student-athlete to receive the NCAA’s Today’s Top VIII Award.
Senior fencer Jeff Spear of Columbia is the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America of the Year in the Men’s At-Large Program, announced on Tuesday morning. Spear is a three-time All-American who also earned first team All-Ivy League honors three times.