Day 1: Columbia Steps Up Their Game

Columbia athletes took over Low Library steps — and day one of the Alumpics — as the Lions captured the gold medal for the “Athletics”-themed day of competition, with 641 likes. Dartmouth stood tall in second place, with 524 likes for track star Abbey D’Agostino ’14 on the podium, and Princeton scored the bronze medal and 207 likes with a photo of Ashleigh Johnson, an alumna and one of the top water polo goalies in the world.

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Columbia, Gold Medal Winner

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Dartmouth, Silver Medal Winner

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Princeton, Bronze Medal Winner

Stanford came in fourth with 291 likes of a reunion in Rio — alumna and sports analyst Ros Gold-Onwude courtside with volleyball stars Kawika and Erik Shoji, brothers and fellow alumni:

Stanford Day 1

Stanford

Cornell and Penn rounded out the group, with a tie for fifth place. An adorable puppy stole the show at Cornell, with a photo of the University’s unique yoga class for dog owners, started by Vet College students.  The photo garnered 189 likes. Penn joined Princeton, Dartmouth, and Stanford in the Olympics theme with a shot of alumna Susan Francia ’04, who won gold with Women’s Rowing at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

Cornell Day 1

Cornell

Penn Day 1

Penn

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Be sure to check back tomorrow for the winner of the Campus-themed day of competition. Good luck!

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