Six current NCAA student-athletes will represent the United States in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, set to begin next month. Four male student-athletes and two female student-athletes were selected to the U.S. Olympic hockey teams respectively, with the men's tournament set to run from Feb. 14-25 and the women's from Feb. 10-22.
Will Borgen (St. Cloud State), Ryan Donato (Harvard), Jordan Greenway (Boston University) and Troy Terry (Denver) will represent the men's team. Maddie Rooney (Minnesota Duluth) and Kelly Pannek (Minnesota) were named to the women's roster.
Below are all the participants from both U.S. squads who have NCAA ties as either a current or former student-athlete:
|Chad Billins||D||Ferris State|
|Will Borgen||D||St. Cloud State|
|Chris Bourque||F||Boston University|
|Bobby Butler||F||New Hampshire|
|Brian Gionta||F||Boston College|
|Matt Gilroy||D||Boston University|
|Jordan Greenway||F||Boston University|
|John McCarthy||F||Boston University|
|Garrett Roe||F||St. Cloud State|
|Jim Slater||F||Michigan State|
|Cayla Barnes||D||Boston College|
|Megan Keller||D||Boston College|
|Kali Flanagan||D||Boston College|
|Monique Lamoureux-Morando||F||North Dakota/Minnesota|
|Emily Pfalzer||D||Boston College|
|Meghan Duggan||F||Boston College|
|Haley Skarupa||F||Boston College|
|Kelly Pannek||F||University of Minnesota|
|Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson||F||North Dakota|
|Kacey Bellamy||D||New Hampshire|
|Maddie Rooney||G||Minnesota Duluth|
|Sidney Morin||D||Minnesota Duluth|
This is the first time since the 1992 Olympics that the NHL will not participate in the Winter Olympics.
The women's team opens its quest for the gold medal Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2:40 a.m. ET against Finland, while the men open Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7:10 a.m. ET against Slovenia.