Ivies In Sochi Coverage - February 20
SOCHI, Russia -- Throughout the 2014 Winter Olympics, The Ivy League will have expansive coverage of all current and former Ivies particpating in the Games. Check back often for up-to-date information on results and upcoming events.
Fans can track the Ivy League contingent in the 2014 Winter Olympics on social media by using the hashtag #IviesinSochi and folllow the Ancient Eight on Facebook (facebook.com/TheIvyLeague), Twitter (@Ivy_Athletics) and Instagram (instagram.com/IvyLeagueSports).
Best of luck to all our #IviesInSochi!
February 20, 2014
Nine Ivies Take Part in One for the Ages as Canada Women's Hockey Defeats USA
In a game that featured nine Ivies, Canada defeated the United States to claim the women's hockey Olympic goal medal on Thursday evening in Sochi. Cornell's Brianne Jenner, Laura Fortino '13, Rebecca Johnston '12, Lauriane Rougeau '13 and Dartmouth's Gillian Apps '13 held the high honor of wrapping a gold medal around their necks following the game. Led by Harvard head coach Katey Stone, three Ivies (Harvard's Lyndsey Fry, Michelle Picard, Josephine Pucci) were awarded silver medals for Team USA. Congratulations to all our medalists and thank you for representing The Ivy League® in a game to remember.
Yale's Staenz Boasts First-Ever Switzerland
Women's Hockey Medal
Yale freshman Phoebe Staenz will have some extra hardware to show off when she returns to New Haven. Staenz played an integral role in Switzerland claiming its first-ever medal in Olympic women's hockey. Congratulations, Phoebe!
February 19, 2014
Cornell's Jamie Greubel Wins Bronze in Bobsled
This afternoon, Cornell's Jamie Greubel's '06 time of 3:51.61 added to the Ivies Winter Olympic Games medal count with bronze in the women's bobsled.
Caldwell Finishes Eighth in Team Sprint
Dartmouth's Sophie Caldwell '12 finished eighth today in the women's Cross Country Team Sprint Final. Caldwell and teammate Kikkan Randall clocked in with a time of 16:48.08.
February 17, 2014
Stone-led Team USA Advances to Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game
Led by Harvard women's hockey head coach Katey Stone, Team USA and its 5 Ivies advanced to the gold medal game on Monday afternoon, defeating Team Sweden 6-1.
Four Ivies on Team Canada Top Yale's Staenz,
Switzerland in Semifinals
Four Ivies have advanced to the women's hockey gold medal game on Thursday as Team Canada defeated Yale's Phoebe Staenz and Team Switzerland on Monday evening. All four Ivies on Team Canada saw ice time while Staenz was tied for a team-high five shots on goal.
Dartmouth's Dunklee Sets U.S. Olympic Record for
Susan Dunklee '08 12th place finish in the 12.5-kilometer mass start event is the best ever Olympic finish for a U.S. female in any biathlon event
Weibrecht Shows Off His Silver
A day after claiming second in the super-G alpine skiing race, Dartmouth's Andrew Weibrecht '09 took to Twitter to show off his new medal and thank his supporters.
February 16, 2014
Andrew Weibrecht Takes Silver In Super-G
Dartmouth's Andrew Weibrecht '09 became the second Ivy to reach the podium at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, taking Silver in the super-G alpine skiing race. Weibrecht started in 29th-place but sped down the course, finishing 0.30 seconds behind Norway's Kjetil Jansrud, who recorded a time of 1:18.14. Weibrecht has now earned medals in back-to-back Olympics, as he won Bronze in the super-G in Vancouver.
February 14, 2014
Tucker Murphy Competes for Team Bermuda
Dartmouth's Tucker Murphy '04 took part in the men's cross-country 15 km classic style this morning in Sochi. Murphy finished with a time of 49:19.9 for Team Bermuda.
Dartmouth Trio Battle in Women's 15 km Classic
Susan Dunklee '08, Sara Studebaker '07 and Hannah Dreissigacker '09 all took part in the Women's 15 km biathlon this afternoon in Sochi. Dreissigacker finished in 23rd while Dunklee turned in a 34th place performance followed by Studebaker in 55th.
Dartmouth's Weibrecht '09 Takes Run at Men's Super
Andrew Weibrecht '09 took part in the Men's Super Combined this afternoon in Sochi. Weibrecht finished in 20th position in the downhill portion of the event.
February 13, 2014
Dartmouth's Caldwell, Sargent Compete in Women's 10 km Classic
Sophie Caldwell '12 and Ida Sargent '11 both took part in the Women's Cross-Country 10 km Classic style race on Thursday afternoon. Caldwell finished in 32nd place while Sargent crossed the finish line in 34th position.
Harvard's Mleczko Provides Familiar Ivy
League Voice For NBC Women's Hockey Coverage
Ivy League fans tuning into the NBC Sports Olympics women's hockey coverage will hear a familiar voice with the analysis. For the third straight Winter Olympics, Harvard graduate A.J. Mleczko will offer color commentary during all women's hockey games.
February 12, 2014
Yale's Staenz Scores First Bulldog Olympic Goal vs. Finland
Yale freshman Phoebe Staenz tallied Switzerland's 4-3 overtime loss to Finland. Staenz's power play goal tied the game at two eight minutes into the second period.
Canada Bests Team USA In Battle of Ivies
In a game featuring nine Ivies, Canada defeated Team USA in women's hockey prelimary round this morning in Sochi.
February 11, 2014
Sophie Caldwell Claims Best Olympic Finish for a U.S. Female Cross-Country Skier
Dartmouth's Sophie Caldwell placed sixth in the women's cross-country sprint final, the best-ever finish for a U.S. female cross-country skier at the Olympics. Fellow Big Green Ida Sargent also competed in the race, coming in 19th.
With her 6th in XC sprint final, Sophie Caldwell has best Olympic finish ever for a US woman (1/3)— Alexander Wolff (@alexander_wolff) February 11, 2014
Susan Dunklee, Sara Studebaker Compete in
Women's 10km Pursuit Biathlon
Dartmouth's Susan Dunklee and Sara Studebaker each competed in the women's 10km pursuit biathlon on Tuesday, coming in 18th and 51st, respectively.
Not the result I had hoped for, but 3 stages and skiing felt strong. And the fog stayed away until after the... http://t.co/JZmHxCGZmz— Sara Studebaker (@SaraStudebaker) February 11, 2014
February 10, 2014
Chu, Pucci Assists Help Coach Stone Led Team USA
Julie Chu and Josephine Pucci's assists helped Team USA, led by Harvard head coach Katey Stone cruise to a victory over Team Switzerland this morning in Sochi. For the second straight game, Yale freshman Phoebe Staenz paced the Swiss with three shots on goal.
Cornell's Johnston Scores Again to Boost Team
Canada Past Finland
Rebecca Johnston scored for the second time in as many games at Team Canada scored three times in the third period to defeat Team Finland.
February 9, 2014
Dartmouth's Dunklee Claims 14th Spot in Biathlon
Three former Dartmouth student-athletes participated in the Women's 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon this evening in Sochi. Susan Dunklee '08 paced the way with a 14th place finish. In addition, Sara Studebaker '07 finished 44th while Hannah Dreissigacker '09 came across in 65th position. Also, fresh off her bronze medal performance yesterday, Hannah Kearney will receive take the medal platform (and find time to register for classes).
Busy day. Interviews, a stop at the @TODAYshow, & an Olympic medal ceremony. Also need to find time to elect my spring courses at Dartmouth.— Hannah Kearney (@HK_Ski) February 9, 2014
February 8, 2014
Dartmouth's Kearney Claims Bronze in Women's Moguls
Dartmouth's Hannah Kearney '15 won the bronze medal this evening on Sochi. Kearney, following her gold medal in 2010 took to Twitter to put things in perspective. In addition, fellow Ivy Julie Chu chimed in following Hannah's performance. Congratulations on the bronze, Hannah!
Congrats @HK_Ski for winning bronze! We are proud of you and the way you represent Team USA.— Julie Chu (@juliechu13) February 8, 2014
In better news, I contributed to the #TeamUSA medal count, I am healthy, and I believe that everything happens for a reason.— Hannah Kearney (@HK_Ski) February 8, 2014
Harvard's Coach Stone leads Team USA Women's
Hockey Past Finland
Led by Harvard head coach Katey Stone, Team USA opened their Olympics Games with a 3-1 victory over Team Finland. Harvard's Julie Chu '07 chimed in on Twitter following the game.
Great team effort today! So blessed to put on a USA hockey jersey each day and to compete with inspiring teammates. #OTOT— Julie Chu (@juliechu13) February 8, 2014
Cornell's Johnston Leads Canada to Opening Win
with 3 points
Cornell's Rebecca Johnston '12 tallied a goal and two assists to pace Team Canada past Team Switzerland in their opening game of the Olympic Games. Yale freshman Phoebe Staenz led the Swiss with a team-high four shots on goal.
February 7, 2014
The Opening Ceremonies will air on NBC tonight starting at 8 p.m. ET. See if you can find the Ivies in their Olympic outfits!
To opening ceremonies we go! pic.twitter.com/jt8Nh4bZZt— Sophie Caldwell (@dophed) February 7, 2014
February 6, 2014
Kearney Wins Qualifying Run in Freestyle Mogul Skiing
February 5, 2014
Ivies Head to Sochi for 2014 Winter Olympics
With Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics drawing near, plenty of current and former Ivies will be in representing the League in Sochi, Russia, including 24 participants, one coach and two delegates.