2014 Michigan Olympian Bios

Men's Ice Hockey

Carl Hagelin
Carl Hagelin
Sweden • Forward
First Olympic Appearance • U-M letterwinner (2008-11)

  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: Sodertalje, Sweden
  • U-M Major: Sport management (2011 graduate)
  • MGoBlue.com Coverage: Olympic Updates | Teammates Reunited
  • Links: Olympics Bio | NHL Bio | U-M Bio | @CarlHagelin
  • Resume: Hagelin is in his third NHL season with the New York Rangers and is among the team leaders in goals and game-winning goals despite missing most of October with a shoulder injury.
Brian Lebler
Brian Lebler
Austria • Forward
First Olympic Appearance • U-M letterwinner (2007-10)

  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: Penticton, B.C.
  • U-M Major: General studies (2010 graduate)
  • MGoBlue.com Coverage: Olympic Updates | Teammates Reunited
  • Links: Olympics Bio | U-M Bio
  • Resume: Lebler is in his third season with Linz EHC in the Austrian Hockey League (Erste Bank Eishockey Liga) and leads the team in scoring.
Max Pacioretty
Max Pacioretty
United States • Forward
First Olympic Appearance • U-M letterwinner (2008)

  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
  • U-M Major: Undeclared
  • MGoBlue.com Coverage: Video Feature video icon | Olympic Updates | Teammates Reunited
  • Links: Olympics Bio | NHL Bio
  • Resume: Pacioretty, the 2008 CCHA Rookie of the Year in his lone season at Michigan, is in his sixth NHL season with the Montreal Canadiens and leads the team in goals, power-play goals and game-winners.

Figure Skating

Meryl Davis
Meryl Davis
United States • Ice Dancing
Second Olympic Appearance • U-M junior



Charlie White
Charlie White
United States • Ice Dancing
Second Olympic Appearance • U-M junior

Evan Bates
Evan Bates
United States • Ice Dancing
Second Olympic Appearance • U-M graduate (December 2013)

  • Age: 24
  • Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • U-M Major: Organizational studies (2013 graduate)
  • MGoBlue.com Coverage: U-M Ice Dancers Feature
  • Links: U.S. Figure Skating Bio | @Evan_Bates
  • Resume: This is Bates' second Olympics and first appearance with Madison Chock as his partner. They won the silver medal at 2014 U.S. Nationals to qualify for Sochi. Chock, 21, is from Redondo Beach, Calif., and is the only Team USA ice dancer without a U-M connection. But she's smart enough to say she roots for the Wolverines now.
Maia Shibutani
Maia Shibutani
United States • Ice Dancing
First Olympic Appearance • U-M freshman



Alex Shibutani
Alex Shibutani
United States • Ice Dancing
First Olympic Appearance • U-M sophomore

Ice skater photos courtesy of U.S. Figure Skating


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