Athletes with Cornell, Ithaca ties shine at Sochi Olympics

Athletes with Cornell, Ithaca ties shine at Sochi Olympics

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An Ithaca native and a Cornell University graduate had a big day at the Sochi Olympics Wednesday.

Cornell grad Jamie Greubel and her teammate Aja Evans took home the bronze in Olympic women’s bobsledding.

Ithaca native Dustin Brown scored a goal in the U.S. men’s hockey team win over the Czech Republic.

It will now be Team USA and Canada in the men’s hockey semifinals.

Greubel and her teammate Aja Evans came in third in women’s bobsledding behind Americans Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams. Canadians Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse took home the gold medal.

Greubel is a former track and field athlete at Cornell. She graduated in 2006.

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