Four current NCAA standouts named to 2018 U.S. Olympic team

Will Borgen (SCSU-20) Johnny Simonson (North Dakota-10) 2017 Dec. 9 The St.Cloud State University Huskies host North Dakota in a NCHC matchup at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, MN (Bradley K. Olson)
St. Cloud State’s Will Borgen is one of eight defensemen – and the only current NCAA blueliner – selected for the 2018 U.S. Olympic roster (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

A quartet of current NCAA stars have been named to the United States team that will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics next month in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Forwards Ryan Donato (Harvard), Jordan Greenway (Boston University) and Troy Terry (Denver) join defenseman Will Borgen (St. Cloud State) on the Team USA roster.

In addition, 16 other players on the roster played NCAA Division I hockey.

Player's NamePositionCurrent TeamCollege Team
Ryan ZapolskiGJokerit (KHL)Mercyhurst
Chad BillinsDLinkoping HC (SHL)Ferris State
Jonathon BlumDAdmiral Vladivostok (KHL)
Will BorgenDSt. Cloud StateSt. Cloud State
Matt GilroyDJokerit (KHL)Boston University
Ryan GundersonDBrynas IF (SHL)Vermont
Bobby SanguinettiDHC Lugano (NLA)
Noah WelchDVaxjo Lakers (SHL)Harvard
James WisniewskiDEC Kassel Huskies (DEL2)
Marc ArcobelloFSC Bern (NLA)Yale
Chris BourqueFHershey Bears (AHL)Boston University
Bobby ButlerFMilwaukee Admirals (AHL)New Hampshire
Ryan DonatoFHarvardHarvard
Brian GiontaFnoneBoston College
Jordan GreenwayFBoston UniversityBoston University
Chad KolarikFAdler Mannheim (DEL)Michigan
Broc LittleFHC Davos (NLA)Yale
John McCarthyFSan Jose Barracuda (AHL)Boston University
Brian O'NeillFJokerit (KHL)Yale
Garrett RoeFEV Zug (NLA)St. Cloud State
Jim SlaterFFribourg-Gotteron (NLA)Michigan State
Ryan StoaFSpartak Moskva (KHL)Minnesota
Troy TerryFDenverDenver

Team USA’s head coach is Tony Granato (Wisconsin), with assistant coaches Keith Allain (Yale), Chris Chelios (Wisconsin), Ron Rolston (Michigan Tech, current assistant at Providence) and Scott Young (Boston University).

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