Former UI athlete brings home bronze!

Published 01/22 2014 12:07PM

Updated 03/12 2014 04:23PM

Update: 10:24 pm, 2/19/14, Wednesday
NATIONAL -- A former UI athlete is now a medal winner in the Winter Games. Aja Evans is a former five-time All American on the UI Track and Field team.

Evans and her teammate, Jamie Grubel, won the bronze medal in the women's bobsled. Another US sled won silver. It's the first time Team USA has one two medals in bobsledding.
Original: 10:23 pm, 1/21/14, Tuesday
NATIONAL -- A former UI athlete is headed to the Olympics. Aja Evans will join the USA bobsled team.

She ran track and field for UI from 2008 - 2010. Evans was a five-time, all-American and three-time Big Ten Champion. She decided to make the transition to bobsledding two years ago.

She took to Facebook to announce the exciting news. Evans is looking forward to sharing her talent with the country.

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