Boston University
BOSTON UNIVERSITY 2008-2009 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt Hometown / Last Team
2 Eric Gryba (OTT)Jr D6-4215Saskatoon, SK / Green Bay (USHL)
3 Kevin Shattenkirk (COA)So D5-11200New Rochelle, NY / U.S. National Under-18
4 Ryan RuikkaFr D6-0187Chelsea, MI / Jersey Hitmen (EJHL)
5 David Warsofsky (STL)Fr D5-9170Marshfield, MA / U.S. National Under-18
6 Joe PereiraSo F5-10185West Haven, CT / South Kent School
7 Brian Strait (PIT)Jr D6-1205Waltham, MA / U.S. National Under-18
8 Steve SmolinskySr D5-10175Plymouth, MA / Salisbury School
9 Corey Trivino (NYI)Fr F6-1175Toronto, ON / Stouffville Spirit (OPJHL)
10Chris HigginsSr F5-11185Lynnfield, MA / New Hampshire (EJHL)
11Zach CohenJr F6-3215Schaumburg, IL / Tri-City (USHL)
12Chris ConnollyFr F5-9165Duluth, MN / Omaha Lancers (USHL)
13Nick Bonino (ANA)So F6-1190Unionville, CT / Avon Old Farms
14Andrew Glass (WSH)Fr F5-11180Wrentham, MA / Noble & Greenough
15John McCarthy (SJS)Sr F6-1198Andover, MA / Des Moines (USHL)
16Kevin GilroyFr F6-0185North Bellmore, NY / South Shore Kings (EJHL)
17Victor SaponariSo F5-10176Powder Springs, GA / Culver Military Academy
18Brandon Yip (COA)Sr F6-1197Maple Ridge, BC / Coquitlam (BCHL)
21Jason LawrenceSr F5-10185Saugus, MA / U.S. National Under-18
22Ross GaudetFr F6-0185Burlington, MA / Bridgewater Bandits (EJHL)
25Colby Cohen (COA)So D6-3210Villanova, PA / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
26Luke PopkoJr F5-10204Skillman, NJ / U.S. National Under-18
27Vinny Saponari (ATL)Fr F6-0180Powder Springs, GA / U.S. National Under-18
31Kieran MillanFr G6-0190Edmonton, AB / Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
32Adam KrausSo G6-3187Irving, TX / Alaska Avalanche (NAHL)
33Colin Wilson (NSH)So F6-2215Winnipeg, MB / U.S. National Under-18
35Grant Rollheiser (TOR)Fr G6-4195Chilliwack, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
97Matt GilroySr D6-2202North Bellmore, NY / Walpole (EJHL)

Captains: Matt Gilroy, John McCarthy

Assistant Captain: Brian Strait

Head Coach: Jack Parker (Boston University '68)
Career Record (Entering 2008-2009): 781-406-97 (.646) (35 Seasons)
Record at Boston University (Entering 2008-2009): 781-406-97 (.646) (35 Seasons)

Associate Head Coach: David Quinn (Boston University '88)
Assistant Coach: Mike Bavis (Boston University '93)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Mike Geragosian (University of Massachusetts Lowell '75)

BOSTON UNIVERSITY 2008-2009 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
2 Eric Gryba (OTT)Jr DSaskatoon, SK / Green Bay (USHL)
3 Kevin Shattenkirk (COA)So DNew Rochelle, NY / U.S. National Under-18
4 Ryan RuikkaFr DChelsea, MI / Jersey Hitmen (EJHL)
5 David Warsofsky (STL)Fr DMarshfield, MA / U.S. National Under-18
6 Joe PereiraSo FWest Haven, CT / South Kent School
7 Brian Strait (PIT)Jr DWaltham, MA / U.S. National Under-18
8 Steve SmolinskySr DPlymouth, MA / Salisbury School
9 Corey Trivino (NYI)Fr FToronto, ON / Stouffville Spirit (OPJHL)
10Chris HigginsSr FLynnfield, MA / New Hampshire (EJHL)
11Zach CohenJr FSchaumburg, IL / Tri-City (USHL)
12Chris ConnollyFr FDuluth, MN / Omaha Lancers (USHL)
13Nick Bonino (ANA)So FUnionville, CT / Avon Old Farms
14Andrew Glass (WSH)Fr FWrentham, MA / Noble & Greenough
15John McCarthy (SJS)Sr FAndover, MA / Des Moines (USHL)
16Kevin GilroyFr FNorth Bellmore, NY / South Shore Kings (EJHL)
17Victor SaponariSo FPowder Springs, GA / Culver Military Academy
18Brandon Yip (COA)Sr FMaple Ridge, BC / Coquitlam (BCHL)
21Jason LawrenceSr FSaugus, MA / U.S. National Under-18
22Ross GaudetFr FBurlington, MA / Bridgewater Bandits (EJHL)
25Colby Cohen (COA)So DVillanova, PA / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
26Luke PopkoJr FSkillman, NJ / U.S. National Under-18
27Vinny Saponari (ATL)Fr FPowder Springs, GA / U.S. National Under-18
31Kieran MillanFr GEdmonton, AB / Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
32Adam KrausSo GIrving, TX / Alaska Avalanche (NAHL)
33Colin Wilson (NSH)So FWinnipeg, MB / U.S. National Under-18
35Grant Rollheiser (TOR)Fr GChilliwack, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
97Matt GilroySr DNorth Bellmore, NY / Walpole (EJHL)

Captains: Matt Gilroy, John McCarthyAssistant Captain: Brian Strait

Head Coach: Jack Parker (Boston University '68)
Career Record (Entering 2008-2009): 781-406-97 (.646) (35 Seasons)
Record at Boston University (Entering 2008-2009): 781-406-97 (.646) (35 Seasons)

Associate Head Coach: David Quinn (Boston University '88)
Assistant Coach: Mike Bavis (Boston University '93)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Mike Geragosian (University of Massachusetts Lowell '75)