Michigan Wolverines in the Olympics

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As a whole, the Big Ten has sent 43 current or former student-athletes, alumni or coaches to compete for gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Of those 43, Michigan claims eight names.

Ice Dancing

  • Evan Bates
  • Meryl Davis
  • Alex Shibutani
  • Maia Shibutani
  • Charlie White
Men’s Ice Hockey
  • Carl Hagelin
  • Brian Lebler
  • Max Pacioretty
Not bad, huh? 
The Olympics always offer a tremendous amount of pride for schools like Michigan that have given these Olympians the necessary qualities and skills training to go compete for the United States of America. 
Here’s what the rundown looks like for the Big Ten conference: 
Minnesota: 14

Wisconsin: 12

Michigan: 8
Ohio State: 4

Illinois: 2

Michigan State: 2

Nebraska: 1

To Evan, Meryl, Alex, Maia, Charlie, Carl, Brian and Max: Good luck and GO BLUE! 
Tyler Fenwick
Managing Editor at The Big House Report
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