During his two seasons at Michigan, Cogliano scored 36 goals and added 42 asssists for 78 points in 77 games. He had nine power-play goals, three shorthanded markers and five game-winners. He accumulated 50 penalty minutes and had a -4 plus/minus rating.
Cogliano had a breakout sophomore season with a 24-26-50 line in 38 games to finish tied for first on the team in goals and third on the Maize and Blue in points. His 50 points were tied for eighth-best in the nation, and his 24 goals were tied for seventh-best in the country. From Nov. 4 through Feb. 18, he posted points in 22 out of 24 games (17-17-34), including a career-best 12-game point streak. Cogliano earned All-CCHA honorable mention.
He was named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team in 2005-06, when he had a 12-16-28 line in his freshman season.
Internationally, Cogliano won back-to-back gold medals with Team Canada at the 2006 and 2007 IIHF World Junior Championships. He had a goal and two assists in six games at the 2007 tournament and a goal and four assists in six games in 2006.