CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The men's Division I All-Americans from the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook have been unveiled online. Six Tar Heels are featured on the preseason All-America Teams led by senior defenseman Austin Pifani on the first-team squad.
Pifani is joined by a fellow close defenseman, sophomore Jack Rowlett, on the second team squad. A pair of Tar Heels are featured on the third team squad – senior attackman Luke Goldstock and senior face-off man Stephen Kelly.
Two more members of head coach Joe Breschi’s team were tapped for honorable mention All-America honors. Junior attackman Chris Cloutier and senior midfielder Michael Tagliaferri are featured on that squad.
North Carolina is coming off a 12-6 season in 2016 in which the Tar Heels won their fifth overall NCAA championship and its first title since 1991.
A complete list of the preseason Face-Off Yearbook All-Americas can be found at this link.