October 16, 2014

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Olympic silver medalist Lauryn Williams was one of three winners at the U.S. national bobsled push championships Thursday, prevailing in the women's brakeman competition.

Katie Eberling won the women's pilot competition and Olympic veteran Nick Cunningham took the men's pilot title.

Williams finished two starts on the push track at Lake Placid in 9.56 seconds, topping Lauren Gibbs and Cherrelle Garrett. They tied for second at 9.72.

Eberling finished her two pushes in 8.41, edging Olympic bronze medalist Jamie Greubel Poser (8.47) for the women's pilot title. Maureen Ajoku was third in 8.72.

Cunningham finished in 7.93, beating Codie Bascue (8.00) and Andrew Blaser (8.05). Olympic medalist Steve Holcomb was fourth and 2010 Olympian John Napier was fifth in his first formal event since retirement.

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