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Cobbers (3-1) Top Air Force (5-3-1)  2-1 here.
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11/20 Concordia Moorhead vs Air Force  7:00 pm in Moorhead
Cobbers Top Air Force  2-1 here
Concordia is now 3-1. Air Force is 5-3-1. Teams play again Sat. Night at 7:00 here
Scoring
FIRST PERIOD:
No Scoring
Penalties-minutes:
USAFA 1-2, CC 1-2

SECOND PERIOD:
1, CC, Rob Gramer   11:54
Penalties-minutes:
USAFA 4-11, CC 5-13

THIRD PERIOD:
2, CC Mike Guertin (Paul Thacker) 1:52
3, AF   Brendan Connelly (Justin Kieffer) 3:56
Penalties-minutes:
USAFA 4-8 , CC 3-6

GOALIE SAVES:
USAFA, Mark Kielkucki 5-3-1  9
CC, Bryan Howard 10-14-14  38

Air Force Academy vs Concordia College


                 Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Final)      Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Nov 20, 1998 at Moorhead, MN)


Hockey Match Box Score


                         Hockey Match Box Score (Final)      Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Nov 20, 1998 at Moorhead, MN)  Air Force Academy (5-3-1) vs. Concordia College (3-1)  Date: Nov 20, 1998  Location: Moorhead, MN          Arena: Moorhead Sports Ctr.  Attendance:   Start time:7:00      End time:9:40      Total time:2:40       # Prd Time Team Typ Scored By                Assists           Visitor On Ice   Home On Ice        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   1 2nd 11:54 CC   EV Rob Gramer (3)           -                 24,9,18,4,6      33,11,19,7,26       2 3rd 01:52 CC   EV Mike Guertin             Paul Thacker      9,24,18,12,77    19,26,11,2,17       3 3rd 03:56 AFA  EV Brendan Connelly         Justin Kieffer    24,9,4,55,18     11,2,9,20,21                                       SHOTS PER PERIOD & PLUS/MINUS                            |-Shots by Prd-|                                  |-Shots by Prd-|  ## Air Force Academy     1  2  3    Tot +/-       ## Concordia College     1  2  3    Tot +/-  -------------------------------------------       -------------------------------------------  4  Mike Keough.........  0  0  0      0   0       2  Guy Clairmont.......  0  0  0      0   0  6  Joe Kramer..........  1  2  1      4  -1       7  Bryan Knutson.......  0  0  0      0  +1  7  Tony Lawrence.......  0  2  3      5   0       8  Mark Schiller.......  0  0  0      0   0  8  Nels Grafstrom......  3  0  0      3   0       9  Brock Blikre........  0  0  0      0  -1  9  Justin Kieffer......  1  2  4      7  -1       11 Paul Thacker........  0  0  0      0  +1  12 Dan Davies..........  1  2  3      6  -1       15 Dominic Beaudin.....  0  0  0      0   0  16 Kirk Zerkel.........  1  0  0      1   0       16 Jason Dimatteo......  0  0  0      0   0  17 Brian Gornick.......  1  2  1      4   0       17 Kori Pearson........  0  0  0      0  +1  18 Scott Bradley.......  0  1  0      1  -1       19 Mike Guertin........  1  0  1      2  +2  22 Mark McGuire........  0  1  0      1   0       20 Mike Gast...........  0  0  0      0  -1  24 Brendan Connelly....  0  0  1      1  -1       21 Ken Putt............  1  0  1      2  -1  29 29..................  0  0  0      0   0       22 Paul Bender.........  1  1  0      2   0  44 Brian Rodgers.......  2  1  1      4   0       26 Brent Kuehne........  2  1  0      3  +2  55 Neil Barner.........  0  0  0      0  +1       27 Corey Rupp..........  0  0  0      0   0  77 Derek Olson.........  0  1  1      2  -1       33 Rob Gramer..........  0  2  0      2  +1  92 M. Zitzlsperger.....  0  0  0      0   0       55 Brady Burgess.......  0  0  0      0   0     Totals.............. 10 14 15     39  -5          Totals..............  5  4  2     11  +5                                                      Goals by Period  Team   1  2  3  Tot  -------------------  AFA    0  0  1 -  1  CC     0  1  1 -  2    Shots by Period  Team   1  2  3  Tot  -------------------  AFA   10 14 15 - 39  CC     5  4  2 - 11    Power Play G-Att (Shots)  Prd      AFA         CC        -----------------------------  1st    0-1 (5)     0-1 (0)     2nd    0-1 (6)     0-1 (3)     3rd    0-2 (8)     0-3 (2)     Total  0-4 (19)    0-5 (5)       Penalties/Minutes by Prd  Prd      AFA       CC      -------------------------  1st      1/2       1/2     2nd      4/11      5/13    3rd      4/8       3/6     Total    9/21      9/21                                                                  GOALTENDERS    Air Force Academy       Dec  MIN  GA EN   1  2  3 Svs  -----------------------------------------------------  35 Mark Kielkucki......  L  59:18  2  0   5  3  1   9  TM TEAM................     00:42  0  0   0  0  0   0    Concordia College       Dec  MIN  GA EN   1  2  3 Svs  -----------------------------------------------------  29 Bryan Howard........  W  60:00  1  0  10 14 14  38                                                              PENALTY SUMMARY    Prd Player               Team Min Offense              Time       Prd Player               Team Min Offense              Time   ------------------------------------------------------------      ------------------------------------------------------------  1st Mike Keough          AFA    2 TRIPPING             05:11 PP   2nd Justin Kieffer       AFA    2 ELBOWING             19:28     1st Mike Guertin         CC     2 CROSS-CHECKING       11:05 PP   2nd Mike Guertin         CC     2 SLASHING             19:28     2nd Dan Davies           AFA    2 TRIPPING             00:32 PP   3rd Tony Lawrence        AFA    2 CROSS-CHECKING       06:21 PP  2nd Derek Olson          AFA    2 HIGH STICKING        05:57      3rd Brady Burgess        CC     2 CONTACT WITH GOALIE  09:54 PP  2nd Paul Bender          CC     2 HIGH STICKING        05:57      3rd Scott Bradley        AFA    2 CONTACT WITH GOALIE  11:13     2nd Mark McGuire         AFA    5 FIGHTING             09:31      3rd Justin Kieffer       AFA    2 HOLDING              14:46     2nd Corey Rupp           CC     5 FIGHTING             09:31      3rd Rob Gramer           CC     2 HOLDING              14:46     2nd Paul Bender          CC     2 CROSS-CHECKING       14:00 PP   3rd Mike Gast            CC     2 HOOKING              15:18 PP  2nd Mike Gast            CC     2 CROSS-CHECKING       14:58 PP   3rd Mike Keough          AFA    2 SLASHING             17:57 PP    THREE STARS: 1. Bryan Howard          2. Mike Guertin          3. Brendan Connelly        Referee: Linesmen:
                          Hockey Match Summary (Final)      Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Nov 20, 1998 at Moorhead, MN)  Air Force Academy - Faceoffs    ## Player                W  L   ------------------------------  17 Brian Gornick        12 12   77 Derek Olson          11  4   18 Scott Bradley         8  8   7  Tony Lawrence         4  1   92 M. Zitzlsperger       3  1   9  Justin Kieffer        3  2   8  Nels Grafstrom        0  2   44 Brian Rodgers         0  3   24 Brendan Connelly      0  7      Totals.........      41 40     Concordia College - Faceoffs    ## Player                W  L   ------------------------------  20 Mike Gast            14 12   11 Paul Thacker         12  6   9  Brock Blikre          4  2   55 Brady Burgess         4  7   21 Ken Putt              2  3   16 Jason Dimatteo        2  7   15 Dominic Beaudin       1  0   26 Brent Kuehne          1  1   8  Mark Schiller         0  3      Totals.........      40 41     Air Force Academy - Power Play Summary    Prd Start  End  Elapse Shots (Opp)  ----------------------------------  1st 11:05 13:05  02:00     5     1  2nd 14:00 16:58  02:58     6     0  3rd 09:54 11:13  01:19     4     0  3rd 15:18 17:18  02:00     4     0  SUMMARY: 4 opps, 19 shots, 0 goals, time 08:17    Concordia College - Power Play Summary    Prd Start  End  Elapse Shots (Opp)  ----------------------------------  1st 05:11 07:11  02:00     0     0  2nd 00:32 02:32  02:00     3     0  3rd 06:21 08:21  02:00     1     0  3rd 11:54 13:13  01:19     1     0  3rd 17:57 19:57  02:00     0     1  SUMMARY: 5 opps, 5 shots, 0 goals, time 09:19    Air Force Academy - Shootout Summary    Team     Shooter              Result  ------------------------------------    Concordia College - Shootout Summary    Team     Shooter              Result  ------------------------------------  

Hockey Match Summary


                          Hockey Match Summary (Final)      Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Nov 20, 1998 at Moorhead, MN)  Air Force Academy (5-3-1) vs. Concordia College (3-1)  Date: Nov 20, 1998  Location: Moorhead, MN          Arena: Moorhead Sports Ctr.  Attendance:   Start time:7:00      End time:9:40      Total time:2:40      Goals by Period       1  2  3  Tot  ----------------------------------  Air Force Academy...  0  0  1 -  1  Concordia College...  0  1  1 -  2      1st period - Penalties - Mike Keough, AFA (TRIPPING) 05:11; Mike Guertin, CC (CROSS-CHECKING) 11:05.    2nd period - 1, CC, Rob Gramer 3 11:54. Penalties - Dan Davies, AFA (TRIPPING) 00:32; Derek Olson, AFA (HIGH STICKING) 05:57; Paul Bender, CC (HIGH STICKING) 05:57; Mark McGuire, AFA (FIGHTING) 09:31; Corey Rupp, CC (FIGHTING) 09:31; Paul Bender, CC (CROSS-CHECKING) 14:00;  Mike Gast, CC (CROSS-CHECKING) 14:58; Justin Kieffer, AFA (ELBOWING) 19:28; Mike Guertin, CC (SLASHING) 19:28.    3rd period - 2, CC, Mike Guertin (Paul Thacker) 01:52. 3, AFA, Brendan Connelly (Justin Kieffer) 03:56. Penalties - Tony Lawrence, AFA (CROSS-CHECKING) 06:21; Brady Burgess, CC (CONTACT WITH GOALIE) 09:54; Scott Bradley, AFA (CONTACT WITH GOALIE) 11:13; Justin Kieffer, AFA (HOLDING) 14:46; Rob Gramer, CC (HOLDING) 14:46; Mike Gast, CC (HOOKING) 15:18; Mike Keough, AFA (SLASHING) 17:57.    Shots on goal - AFA 10-14-15-39; CC 5-4-2-11.    Power plays - AFA 0 of 4; CC 0 of 5.    Goalies - AFA, Mark Kielkucki 4-2-1 (11 shots-9 saves); CC, Bryan Howard 2-1 (39-38).    Referee: . Linesman:    A- T-2:40

Play-by-Play Summary


                               Play-by-Play Summary (1st period)              Air Force Academy vs Concordia College (Nov 20, 1998 at Moorhead, MN) 6-6          [00:00] Mark Kielkucki at goalie for AFA. 6-6          [00:00] Bryan Howard at goalie for CC. 6-6          Start of 1st period [00:00]. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Dan Davies WIDE  Zone F. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Brady Burgess won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Nels Grafstrom MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone C. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by CC Ken Putt BLOCKED  Zone C. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Brent Kuehne won by CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Paul Bender BLOCKED  Zone F. 6-6          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Mike Gast won by CC. 5-6          [05:11] Penalty on Mike Keough AFA 2 minutes for TRIPPING, (power play opp). 5-6 PP CC    [05:11] Start power play for CC. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Mark Schiller won by AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Mark Schiller won by AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Nels Grafstrom vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6 PP CC    [07:11] Mike Keough (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [07:11] End power play for CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Jon Tranby WIDE  Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Justin Kieffer vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Justin Kieffer vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA M. Zitzlsperger BLOCKED  Zone C. 6-6          Shot by AFA M. Zitzlsperger WIDE  Zone E. 6-6          Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone C. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Mark McGuire BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-6          Shot by CC Paul Bender MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone F. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Mike Guertin MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone A. 6-5          [11:05] Penalty on Mike Guertin CC 2 minutes for CROSS-CHECKING, (power play              opp). 6-5 PP AFA   [11:05] Start power play for AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Dan Davies WIDE  Zone B. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Brian Gornick MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by CC Brent Kuehne MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone C. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone B. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Joe Kramer BLOCKED  Zone D. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Derek Olson WIDE  Zone F. 6-6 PP AFA   [13:05] Mike Guertin (CC) penalty complete. 6-6          [13:05] End power play for AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Rodgers vs Brady Burgess won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Rodgers MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Shot by AFA M. Zitzlsperger BLOCKED  Zone C. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Nels Grafstrom MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Shot by AFA Nels Grafstrom MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Ken Putt MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone D. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Brent Kuehne MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone C. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Kirk Zerkel MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone C. 6-6          Shot by CC Rob Gramer BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Rodgers MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          End of period [20:00].
                               Play-by-Play Summary (2nd period) 6-6          Start of 2nd period [00:00]. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 5-6          [00:32] Penalty on Dan Davies AFA 2 minutes for TRIPPING, (power play opp). 5-6 PP CC    [00:32] Start power play for CC. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Nels Grafstrom vs Mike Gast won by CC. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by CC Brock Blikre WIDE  Zone D. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by CC Rob Gramer BLOCKED  Zone E. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by CC Bryan Knutson BLOCKED  Zone D. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6 PP CC    [02:32] Dan Davies (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [02:32] End power play for CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Paul Bender MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone E. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Derek Olson WIDE  Zone A. 6-6          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer BLOCKED  Zone D. 6-6          Shot by CC Mike Gast BLOCKED  Zone C. 6-6          Shot by AFA Jace Anders BLOCKED  Zone D. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by CC Jason Dimatteo WIDE  Zone A. 6-6          Shot by CC Rob Gramer BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Rodgers MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Mark McGuire MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-6          . 5-6          [05:57] Penalty on Derek Olson AFA 2 minutes for HIGH STICKING. 5-5          [05:57] Penalty on Paul Bender CC 2 minutes for HIGH STICKING. 5-5          Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 5-5          Faceoff Justin Kieffer vs Mike Gast won by CC. 5-5          Shot by AFA Brendan Connelly BLOCKED  Zone D. 5-5          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence WIDE  Zone D. 5-5          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer BLOCKED  Zone E. 5-5          Shot by CC Brent Kuehne MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone A. 5-5          Faceoff M. Zitzlsperger vs Brady Burgess won by CC. 5-5          Shot by CC Rob Gramer MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone E. 5-5          Faceoff M. Zitzlsperger vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-5          [07:57] Derek Olson (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [07:57] Paul Bender (CC) penalty complete. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 6-6          [09:31] Major Penalty on Mark McGuire AFA 5 minutes for FIGHTING, [09:31] Major              Penalty on Corey Rupp CC 5 minutes for FIGHTING, coincidental penalties Mark              McGuire, Corey Rupp. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Jason Dimatteo won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Gornick MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Shot by CC Guy Clairmont BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Marcus Peters WIDE  Zone A. 6-6          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone E. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          [11:54] GOAL by CC Rob Gramer (FIRST GOAL) Zone C, On ice for CC: Rob Gramer;              Paul Thacker; Mike Guertin; Bryan Knutson; Brent Kuehne, On ice for AFA: Brendan              Connelly; Justin Kieffer; Scott Bradley; Mike Keough; Joe Kramer, goal number 3              for season. ====================  ====================  AIR FORCE ACADEMY 0, CONCORDIA COLLEGE 1 ====================  6-6          Faceoff Brian Rodgers vs Brady Burgess won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Gornick MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 6-6          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone E. 6-6          Shot by AFA Derek Olson MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Justin Kieffer vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-5          [14:00] Penalty on Paul Bender CC 2 minutes for CROSS-CHECKING, (power play              opp). 6-5 PP AFA   [14:00] Start power play for AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 6-4 PP AFA   [14:58] Penalty on Mike Gast CC 2 minutes for CROSS-CHECKING, (power play opp). 6-4 PP AFA   Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Ken Putt won by AFA. 6-4 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer BLOCKED  Zone F. 6-4 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Scott Bradley MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-5 PP AFA   [16:00] Paul Bender (CC) penalty complete. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer WIDE  Zone F. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Dan Davies BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer BLOCKED  Zone D. 6-6 PP AFA   [16:58] Mike Gast (CC) penalty complete. 6-6          [16:58] End power play for AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Brendan Connelly vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 5-6          [19:28] Penalty on Justin Kieffer AFA 2 minutes for ELBOWING. 5-5          [19:28] Penalty on Mike Guertin CC 2 minutes for SLASHING. 5-5          Faceoff Tony Lawrence vs Ken Putt won by AFA. 5-5          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone E. 5-5          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 5-5          Faceoff Tony Lawrence vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 5-5          End of period [20:00].
                               Play-by-Play Summary (3rd period) 5-5          Start of 3rd period [00:00]. 5-5          Faceoff Tony Lawrence vs Mike Gast won by CC. 5-5          Shot by AFA Jace Anders BLOCKED  Zone D. 5-5          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 5-5          Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 5-5          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 5-5          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-5          [01:28] Justin Kieffer (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [01:28] Mike Guertin (CC) penalty complete. 6-6          Shot by CC Paul Thacker BLOCKED  Zone E. 6-6          [01:52] GOAL by CC Mike Guertin Zone A, Assist by Paul Thacker, On ice for CC:              Mike Guertin; Brent Kuehne; Paul Thacker; Guy Clairmont; Kori Pearson, On ice              for AFA: Justin Kieffer; Brendan Connelly; Scott Bradley; Dan Davies; Derek              Olson. ====================  ====================  AIR FORCE ACADEMY 0, CONCORDIA COLLEGE 2 ====================  6-6          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence BLOCKED  Zone A. 6-6          Shot by AFA Brian Rodgers MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone B. 6-6          Shot by AFA Joe Kramer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone B. 6-6          Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer BLOCKED  Zone F. 6-6          [03:56] GOAL by AFA Brendan Connelly Zone D, Assist by Justin Kieffer, On ice              for AFA: Brendan Connelly; Justin Kieffer; Mike Keough; Neil Barner; Scott              Bradley, On ice for CC: Paul Thacker; Guy Clairmont; Brock Blikre; Mike Gast;              Ken Putt. ====================  ====================  AIR FORCE ACADEMY 1, CONCORDIA COLLEGE 2 ====================  6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Derek Olson MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Scott Bradley WIDE  Zone A. 6-6          Shot by CC Dominic Beaudin WIDE  Zone A. 5-6          [06:21] Penalty on Tony Lawrence AFA 2 minutes for CROSS-CHECKING, (power play              opp). 5-6 PP CC    [06:21] Start power play for CC. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff M. Zitzlsperger vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by CC Kori Pearson BLOCKED  Zone D. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff M. Zitzlsperger vs Mark Schiller won by AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Derek Olson vs Brock Blikre won by AFA. 6-6 PP CC    [08:21] Tony Lawrence (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [08:21] End power play for CC. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Brady Burgess won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 6-5          [09:54] Penalty on Brady Burgess CC 2 minutes for CONTACT WITH GOALIE, (power              play opp). 6-5 PP AFA   [09:54] Start power play for AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Mike Gast won by CC. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Brian Gornick MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 5-5 PP AFA   [11:13] Penalty on Scott Bradley AFA 2 minutes for CONTACT WITH GOALIE. 5-5          [11:13] End power play for AFA. 5-5          Faceoff Tony Lawrence vs Brent Kuehne won by AFA. 5-5          Shot by CC Kori Pearson BLOCKED  Zone F. 5-5          Shot by CC Kori Pearson WIDE  Zone A. 5-5          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 5-5          Shot by AFA Nels Grafstrom WIDE  Zone A. 5-6          [11:54] Brady Burgess (CC) penalty complete. 5-6 PP CC    [11:54] Start power play for CC. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by CC Mike Gast BLOCKED  Zone B. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Brian Rodgers vs Brock Blikre won by CC. 6-6 PP CC    [13:13] Scott Bradley (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [13:13] End power play for CC. 6-6          Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Paul Thacker won by CC. 6-6          Shot by CC Paul Thacker BLOCKED  Zone B. 6-6          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Dominic Beaudin won by CC. 6-6          Faceoff Derek Olson vs Jason Dimatteo won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          Faceoff Justin Kieffer vs Paul Thacker won by AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Mike Keough BLOCKED  Zone E. 5-6          [14:46] Penalty on Justin Kieffer AFA 2 minutes for HOLDING. 5-5          [14:46] Penalty on Rob Gramer CC 2 minutes for HOLDING. 5-5          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 5-5          Shot by AFA Dan Davies BLOCKED  Zone F. 5-5          Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Mike Gast won by CC. 5-5          Shot by CC Ken Putt MISSED, save Mark Kielkucki Zone A. 5-5          Faceoff Tony Lawrence vs Mike Gast won by AFA. 5-4          [15:18] Penalty on Mike Gast CC 2 minutes for HOOKING, (power play opp). 5-4 PP AFA   [15:18] Start power play for AFA. 5-4 PP AFA   Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Ken Putt won by AFA. 5-4 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Dan Davies WIDE  Zone D. 5-4 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Dan Davies MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone D. 5-4 PP AFA   Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Ken Putt won by CC. 5-4 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Brendan Connelly WIDE  Zone F. 5-4 PP AFA   Timeout at 16:01 Air Force Academy. 5-4 PP AFA   Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Ken Putt won by CC. 6-4 PP AFA   [16:46] Justin Kieffer (AFA) penalty complete. 6-5 PP AFA   [16:46] Rob Gramer (CC) penalty complete. 6-5 PP AFA   Shot by AFA Justin Kieffer MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone F. 6-5 PP AFA   Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Brock Blikre won by CC. 6-6 PP AFA   [17:18] Mike Gast (CC) penalty complete. 6-6          [17:18] End power play for AFA. 6-6          Shot by AFA Mike Keough BLOCKED  Zone E. 5-6          [17:57] Penalty on Mike Keough AFA 2 minutes for SLASHING, (power play opp). 5-6 PP CC    [17:57] Start power play for CC. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Brock Blikre won by CC. 5-6 PP CC    Timeout at 19:18, Concordia College. 5-6 PP CC    [19:18] EMPTY NET at goalie for AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Scott Bradley vs Brock Blikre won by CC. 5-6 PP CC    Faceoff Brian Gornick vs Brock Blikre won by AFA. 5-6 PP CC    Shot by AFA Dan Davies BLOCKED  Zone A. 6-6 PP CC    [19:57] Mike Keough (AFA) penalty complete. 6-6          [19:57] End power play for CC. 6-6          Shot by AFA Tony Lawrence MISSED, save Bryan Howard Zone A. 6-6          End of period [20:00]. ====================  ====================  AIR FORCE ACADEMY 1, CONCORDIA COLLEGE 2 ====================
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Air Force Men's Hockey Schedule to date 5-2-1

Date Time Visitor Score Home Score
Oct. 18  University of Calgary 4 Air Force 4 Exh
Oct 23 Holy Cross 5 Air Force 5  | Story |
Oct. 24  Holy Cross 2 Air Force 5 | Story |
Oct. 30  Wisconsin-Stout 2 Air Force 3 | Story |
Oct. 31   Wisconsin-Stout 1 Air Force 5 | Story |
Nov. 6  Air Force 2 Bemidji State 3 ot  | Story |
Saturday, Nov. 7  Air Force 3 Bemidji State 7 | Story |
Friday, Nov. 13  Bethel College  2 Air Force  9 | Story |
Saturday, Nov. 14  Bethel College 0  Air Force  5 | Story |
Friday, Nov. 20  7 pmAir Force at  Concordia College
Saturday, Nov. 21 7 pm Air Force at  Concordia College

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Air Force Men's Hockey Roster
NO FIRST LAST POS HT WGT CLASS HOMETOWN
2 Ryan Smith D 5-11 165 Fr. Williamsville, NY
4 Mike Keough D 6-0 185 Jr. Plymouth, MI
6 Joe Kramer D 6-3 205 Sr. Fenton, MI
7 Tony Lawrence F 6-2 185 Fr. Vadnais Heights, MN
8 Nels Grafstrom F 6-0 190 Jr. Warroad, MN
9 Justin Kieffer F 6-0 190 Sr. Brainerd, MN
11 Billy O'Reilly F 5-10 165 So. Rochester, MN
12 Dan Davies D 6-1 200 Sr. Sioux City, IA
14 James Ord D 5-8 172 So. Ellicott City, MD
16 Kirk Zerkel F 6-0 182 Jr. Anchorage, AK
17 Brian Gornick F 6-4 200 Fr. St. Paul, MN
18 Scott Bradley F 6-2 194 So. Colorado Springs, CO
19 Ryan Thompson F 6-1 190 So. Anchorage, AK
20 Marcus Peters F 5-9 170 So. Grand Rapids, MN
21 Allen Hasbargen F 5-11 200 Jr. Warroad, MN
22 Mike McGuire D 6-2 195 Sr. Anchorage, AK
24 Brendan Connelly F 5-8 155 Fr. White Bear Lake, MN
28 Jace Anders D 5-10 180 Fr. St. Louis Park, MN
31 Michael Stucki F 5-10 175 So. Minnetonka, MN
33 Sean Broderick G 6-0 180 So. River Edge, N.J.
35 Marc Kielkucki G 6-4 195 So. Brooklyn Park, MN
44 Brian Rodgers F 6-0 180 Fr. Scituate, MA
55 Neil Barner D 6-2 200 Fr. East Greenwich, RI
77 Derek Olson F 6-1 175 Fr. Baudette, MN
92 Matt Zitzlsperger F 5-9 180 Jr. Wayzata, MN
94 Chad Shenk D 6-1 180 So. Minnetonka, MN

 Head Coach: Frank Serratore
 Asst. Coaches: Joe Delich

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Air Force Men's Hockey Schedule to date

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Air Force Hockey
AFA Overall Individual Statistics (as of Nov 16, 1998)
                                   All games

        Overall: 5-2-1  Conf: 0-0-0  Home: 5-0-1  Away: 0-2-0  Neut: 0-0-0

                             |--------SHOTS--------|      |-----PENALTIES-----| |-------------GOALS--------------|
 ## Name                  GP   G   A Pts Shots   Pct  +/-   No-Min  Min Maj Oth  PP  SH  FG  GW GTG  OT  HT  PN  SO
 9  Justin Kieffer         8   3  11  14    30  .100   +9    6-12     6   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0
 18 Scott Bradley          8   5   5  10    25  .200   +9    1-2      1   0   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0
 7  Tony Lawrence          8   5   5  10    21  .238  +10   11-30    10   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 8  Nels Grafstrom         8   6   2   8    22  .273   +4    0-0      0   0   0   2   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0
 24 Brendan Connelly       8   4   4   8    15  .267   -2    4-8      4   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 17 Brian Gornick          6   2   5   7    17  .118   +4    2-4      2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 12 Dan Davies             8   1   6   7    41  .024   +1    4-8      4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 22 Mike McGuire           8   1   5   6    15  .067   +4    3-6      3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 6  Joe Kramer             8   1   3   4    17  .059   +9    6-12     6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 28 Jace Anders            6   1   2   3     8  .125   -1    1-2      1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 11 Billy O'Reilly         7   2   0   2     6  .333   -1    3-6      3   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 92 Matt Zitzlsperger      8   2   0   2     4  .500   +1    0-0      0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0
 14 James Ord              5   1   1   2     4  .250   +4    0-0      0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0
 77 Derek Olson            8   1   1   2    14  .071   -1    1-2      1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 55 Neil Barner            3   0   2   2     8  .000   +7    2-4      2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 16 Kirk Zerkel            7   0   2   2     5  .000   +3    8-19     7   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 44 Brian Rodgers          6   1   0   1    13  .077   +1    4-8      4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 2  Ryan Smith             5   1   0   1     7  .143   +2    2-4      2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 20 Marcus Peters          7   0   1   1     8  .000   -2    0-0      0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 94 Chad Shenk             7   0   1   1    11  .000   +3    4-8      4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 TM TEAM                   1   0   0   0     0  .000    0    1-2      1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 4  Mike Keough            5   0   0   0     5  .000   +3    5-10     5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 35 Marc Kielkucki         6   0   0   0     0  .000    0    1-2      1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
    Total...............   8  37  56  93   296  .125  +67   69-149   67   1   1   9   1   3   5   0   0   0   0   0
    Opponents...........   8  22  32  54   139  .158    -   62-135   60   1   1   8   1   4   0   1   1   0   0   0

                             |---GOAL AVERAGE---| |--SAVES--| |----RECORD----| |-----GOALS------|
 ## Name                  GP  Minutes   GA    Avg Saves   Pct   W   L   T Sho  PP  SH  EN PEN SOG
 35 Marc Kielkucki         6   335:11   10   1.79    91  .901   4   1   1   0   4   0   0   0   0
 33 Sean Broderick         5   153:20   10   3.91    26  .684   1   1   0   0   4   1   2   0   0
    Total...............   8   488:31   22   2.70   117  .842   5   2   1   0   8   1   2   0   0
    Opponents...........   8   489:46   37   4.53   259  .875   2   5   1   0   9   1   0   0   0


 
                                Air Force Hockey
                     AFA Match Results (as of Nov 16, 1998)
                                   All games

                                                      Overall   Conference
 Date             Opponent         Score      Shots   Record     Record    Time     Attend  Goalie of record
 ----             --------         -----      -----  --------   --------   ----     ------  ----------------
 Oct 23, 1998     HOLY CROSS        5-5  T OT 37/29   0- 0- 1    0- 0- 0   2:50       1254  Marc Kielkucki
 Oct 24, 1998     HOLY CROSS      W 5-2       38/22   1- 0- 1    0- 0- 0   2:42       1172  Marc Kielkucki
 Oct 30, 1998     WISCONSIN-STOUT W 3-2       44/16   2- 0- 1    0- 0- 0   2:35       1322  Marc Kielkucki
 Oct 31, 1998     WISCONSIN-STOUT W 5-1       37/12   3- 0- 1    0- 0- 0   2:30        722  Sean Broderick
 Nov 6,  1998  at BEMIDJI STATE     2-3 L  OT 31/17   3- 1- 1    0- 0- 0              1893  Marc Kielkucki
 Nov 07, 1998  at BEMIDJI STATE     3-7 L     29/16   3- 2- 1    0- 0- 0   8:35       1921  Sean Broderick
 Nov 13, 1998     BETHEL COLLEGE  W 9-2       31/19   4- 2- 1    0- 0- 0   2:20       1193  Marc Kielkucki
 Nov 14, 1998     BETHEL COLLEGE  W 5-0       49/8    5- 2- 1    0- 0- 0   2:30       1308  Marc Kielkucki


          TEAM RECORD  W-L-T                                      ATTEND  Dates   Total Average
          ----------   -----                                      ------  ----- ------- -------
             Overall:  5- 2- 1                                     Total:     8   10785    1348
          Conference:  0- 0- 0                                      Home:     6    6971    1162
                Home:  5- 0- 1                                      Away:     2    3814    1907
                Away:  0- 2- 0                                   Neutral:     0       0       0
             Neutral:  0- 0- 0
            Overtime:  0- 1- 1

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11/16/98
The Games:
Air Force (5-2-1 ) hits the road for a two-game series against Concordia College (2-1)  in Moorhead, Minn. The Falcons and Cobbers meet at 6 p.m. MST each night.

Head Coach Frank Serratore:
Frank Serratore (Bemidji State, 1982) is in his second season as the Falconsí hockey coach. Serratore has a 20-21-1 record at Air Force.  In his sixth season as a college head coach, he has a 69-113-10 record.  Serratore came to the Academy from the Manitoba Moose of the International Hockey League, where he was the director of hockey operations in 1996. He was also the Moose head coach and general manager for two seasons and led the team to a 52-56-16 record. Serratore was the head coach at Denver from 1990-1994 posting a 49-91-9 record. Serratore spent seven seasons in the United States Hockey League with three different teams and collected a combined record of 247-103-6. He was named general manager of the year twice and coach of the year once in the USHL. Serratore is assisted by first-year assistants Capt. Joe Delich (USAFA, 1989) and Derek Schooley (Western Michigan, 1994).

Best Starts:
Air Forceís 5-2-1 start is the best in 23 years and the fifth best in school history. The other four teams to have better starts all had winning records and two of the teams won 20 or more games. The following is a list of the other four teams with their respective starts and final record:
1970-71 6-2 (15-11-2)
1971-72 8-0 (25-6)
1974-75 7-1 (24-5-1)
1975-76 6-2 (16-10)

Preseason Rankings:
For the first time in recent history, the Falcons claimed team and individual recognition in the preseason. Air Force was ranked 20th in the preseason The Sporting News national poll. Senior Justin Kieffer was also listed on the All-American checklist. Of the 55 forwards on the list, only 15 are from schools west of the Mississippi river.

Scouting the Opponent:
Located in Moorhead, Minn., Concordia College is an NCAA Division III member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Cobbers are coached by Steve Baumgartner who is in his 13th season at Concordia. The coach entered the season with a 127-163-17 record. Last season, the Cobbers were 10-14-1 overall and finished sixth in the conference. The Cobbers are 1-1 this season after splitting two games with St. Thomas last weekend. Prior to the games against the Falcons,  Condordia plays Minnesota-Crookston on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The games against Air Force will be the home openers for CC.

Series Records:
Air Force has won all nine meetings against Concordia College. This weekendís games will be the first played in Moorhead, Minn. The teams have not played since the 1986-87 season when the Falcons swept the series by scores of 6-5 and 6-4. Six of the nine games in the series have been decided by two goals or less while two have gone into overtime.

Road Wins Needed:
Air Force has been a different team on the road the past several years. The Falcons have collected just two road wins in the past three years. Those wins could not have been bigger as they came in the form of the sweep over Army last season. Those wins also snapped a 35-game road winless streak. Only three Falcon teams in the past 18 years have won more than two road games in a season. Air Force is 0-2 on the road this season after being swept at Bemidji State on Nov. 6-7.

Injury Report:
DOUBTFUL: Ryan Thompson (sprained right ankle).

Nearly Perfect:
Air Force opened the season at 3-0-1 to become just the fourth team in school history to be undefeated after the first four games of the season. The 1970-71, 1971-72 and 1975-76 teams all opened up 4-0 and finished with winning records.

Tough at Home:
Air Forceís home unbeaten streak was extended to six games with a pair of wins last weekend against Bethel College. The streak matches last seasonís six-game home unbeaten streak. To find a longer home unbeaten streak, one would have to go back to the 1993-94 season when the Falcons posted a seven-game home winning streak.

Last Week:
Air Force claimed its second series sweep of the season against Bethel College. The Falcons won 9-2 on Friday and 5-0 on Saturday.

On Friday:
Eight different Falcons scored goals on Friday as Air Force scored its most goals in nearly two years. Air Force rolled to a 3-0 lead in the first period as junior winger Nels Grafstrom scored a pair of goals and freshman Brian Gornick scored his second goal of the season. After a Bethel goal in the second period, Falcon freshman Ryan Smith scored his first career goal to give the Falcons a 4-1 lead. Brendan Connelly gave the Falcons a 5-1 lead with 53 seconds left in the second period. Air Force added four goals in the final period, three of which were season-firsts. Senior Dan Davies,  freshman Derek Olson and sophomore forward Billy OíReilly all collected their first goals of the season for an 8-1 Falcon advantage. After a Bethel goal, junior Matt Zitzlsperger notched his second goal of the season to make up the final margin.

On Saturday:
Air Force used a relentless offensive attack and the goaltending of sophomore Marc Kielkucki  to earn its first shutout since the 8-0 win over Connecticut last season. The Falcons posted a season-high 49 shots on goal while holding Bethel to just eight. The eight shots on goal allowed are just two off the school record set by Villanova two years ago. Grafstrom continued his assault on the Royals on Saturday. After scoring two goals on Friday, Grafstrom, who leads the team with six goals, scored two in the first period on Saturday. His first came from Neil Barner at 9:24. His second of the period was a power play goal at 12:30 from Tony Lawrence and Jace Anders. Senior defenseman Mike McGuire gave the Falcons a 3-0 lead at the 17:02 mark of the opening period. His first goal of the season was assisted by Justin Kieffer. Freshman Tony Lawrence notched the first of his two goals on the evening early in the second period. His first goal came from McGuire and Kieffer at 1:41. Lawrenceís second goal, from Kieffer and Scott Bradley,  gave the Falcons a 5-0 lead early in the final period. Kieffer, who leads the team with 14 points in eight games, notched a season-best three assists in the game. Kielkucki earned his first career shutout. The sophomore from Brooklyn Park, Minn., made eight saves in the game as he lowered his season goals-against average to a miniscule 1.79.

Series Notes:
In the series, the Falcons out-scored Bethel, 14-1, the most goals the Falcons have scored in a series since the team netted 16 against St. Johnís last season. The Falcons also out-shot the Royals, 80-27, in the  two games.

Special Teams are Special:
The Falconsí special teams units, which were among the nationís best last season, are on a record-setting pace again. This season, the Falcons have scored on 22.5 percent of their power plays (9-40). The teamís penalty-killing units, which had struggled a couple weeks ago, are improving.  On the season, the Falcons have killed 84.3 percent of the opponents power plays (43-51).  Last season, the Falcons killed 84.8 percent of the opponentsí power plays to rank 11th in the nation. Air Force scored on 22 percent of their own power plays to rank  11th in the nation in power play percentage. The Falconsí  penalty-kill percentage was the best in school history while the power play percentage was the third best.

Between the Pipes:
Sophomore Marc Kielkucki is emerging as the starting goalie, but has split time with fellow sophomore Sean Broderick. Kielkucki started both games last weekend and played all but one period. In five periods, he allowed just one goal and made 24 saves. Broderick played one period and made save while allowing a goal. For the season, Kielkucki has played 335 minutes and has a miniscule 1.79 goals against average with a .901 saves percentage. Broderick has played 153 minutes and has a 3.91 goals against average.

Tossing the Bagel:
Kielkucki notched his first career shutout and the first shutout since last season in the 5-0 win over Bethel on Nov. 14. Kielkucki faced just eight shots on goal, but was forced to make several difficult saves.

First-line dominance:
The Falconsí first line has been phenomenal  this season. The combination of LW Tony Lawrence, RW Scott Bradley and C Justin Kieffer has combined for more than one-third of the teamís points. The first line has scored 34 of the teamís 93 points and 13 of the 37 goals.

How about the Rooks?:
With 11 freshmen on the roster, the Falcons are one of the nationís youngest teams. Eight of the freshmen have played this season.  The class has combined for 37 percent of the teamís points. The class has 34 points on 14 goals and 20 assists. Tony Lawrence leads all freshmen with 10 points on five goals and five assists. Brendan Connelly has eight points while Brian Gornick has seven. Against Bethel College, the freshmen combined for 14 of the teamís 34 points.

Tough in the Middle:
Air Force has dominated the second period this season. The Falcons have outscored the opponent, 13-4,  in the middle period. When the Falcons have led after the second period they are 5-0. When trailing after the second period, the team is 0-2. The Falcons are 0-0-1 when they are tied entering the third period.

Scoring from Elsewhere:
The best news for the Falcons last weekend was that team received scoring from the second, third and fourth lines. The Falcons second line scored eight points last weekend, the third and fourth lines each scored two goals. The defensemen also got into the act by collecting three goals and four assists.

 Player Notes
All-American CandidateJustin Kieffer (Sr., C, Brainerd, Minn. - Brainerd H.S.)
The team captain has opened the season with a bang... Leads the team with 14 points in eight games on three goals and 11 assists... Against Holy Cross, he scored five points in the two games...  Scored two goals in the 5-2 win on Oct. 24... Four points on four assists  in the two games against Wisconsin-Stout... Three assists in the game on Oct. 31...  Held scoreless against Bemidji State... Streak of 14 consecutive games with at least one point ended on Nov. 7... Notched five assists in the two-game series against Bethel... Matched his season-best of three assists on Nov. 14...  Last season, led the nation with 14 power play goals... Third-team academic All-American... First-team academic all-district selection ... Earned the teamís Chuck Delich award (MVP) and the Vic Heyliger award for dedication, determination, character and work ethic... Ranked 11th in the nation in points per game (1.50) and 14th in the nation in goals per game (0.74) last season... Led the team in points with 51 (24 points and 27 assists)... First player to score 50 points in a season since Mark Manney scored 53 in 1981-82...  Career-best four goals in the win over Connecticut (1/3/98)... Career-best four assists in the win over Massachusetts (1/9/98)... Career-best five points against Massachusetts (1/9/98)... Career-best eight points in the St. Johnís series (2/6-7/98)... Became the 31st player in AFA history to score 100 or more career points... Only the 13th player in school history to reach the 100-point mark in his junior season.

 AFAís Career Scoring Leaders (goals-assists-point)
  1. Chuck Delich (1973-77) 156-123-279
  5. Gary Batinich (1974-78) 82-114-196
  9. Dave Bunker (1970-74) 82-70-152
       Robin Robideaux (1975-79) 68-84-152
 15. Joe Delich (1985-89)  47-83-130
        John Decker (1991-95)  58-72-130
 20. Beau Bilek ( 1991-95) 33-89-122
        Doug Leibbrand (1973-77) 35-87-122
 22. Jason Mantaro (1988-92)   48-73-121
 23. Mark Manney (1980-83) 55-65-120
 24. Justin Kieffer (1996-Pres.) 55-63-118

Scott Bradley (So., RW, Colorado Springs, Colo. - Air Academy H.S.)
Tied for second on the team  with 10 points... Second on the  team with five goals... Matched his career  high with four points against Holy Cross on Oct. 23 with two goals and two assists... Scored two goals in Bemidji State series... Earned the John Matchefts award last season as the teamís freshman of the year... Second on the team with 34 points on 12 goals and 22 assists last season... 34 points are the most by a freshman in six years... Career-best three assists against Connecticut (1/3/98) ... First career hat trick in the win over Massachusetts (1/9/98) ... Career-best four points against the Minutemen (1/9/98).

Tony Lawrence (Fr., LW, Vadnais Heights, Minn.)
Tied for second on the team in scoring with 10 points on five goals and five assists... Had one goal and one assist against Holy Cross on Oct. 23-24... Scored two goals and one assist against Wisconsin-Stout on Oct. 30-31... Scored two goals on Oct. 31 to lead the Falcons to a 5-1 win over Wisconsin-Stout... Had two goals and three assists to lead the Falcons to a pair of wins over Bethel College on Nov. 13-14.

Brendan Connelly (Fr., C, White Bear Lake, Minn.)
Fourth on the team in scoring with eight points on four goals and four assists... Had two assists against Holy Cross on Oct. 24... Scored two goals to lead the Falcons to a 3-2 win over Wisconsin-Stout on Oct. 30... One goal and one assist in the Bemidji State series on Nov. 6-7... Scored one goal against Bethel on Nov. 13... Has scored at least one point in every series this season... Scored a point in seven consecutive games.

Dan Davies (Sr., D, Sioux City, Iowa)
Tied for sixth on the team in scoring with seven points... The teamís top scoring defenseman... Second on the team with six assists...  Scored his first goal of the season against Bethel on Nov. 13... Fifth on the team in scoring last season with 24 points... Five goals and 19 assists... Led all defensemen in scoring... Four power-play goals... Matched his career high with two goals against Nebraska-Omaha on Oct. 24... Matched his career best of three assists against Massachusetts on Jan. 9.

 AFAís Career Defensemen Scoring Leaders (goals-assists-point)
  1.  Gerry Micheletti (1971-75) 32-95-127
 2. Doug Leibbrand (1973-77) 35-87-122
     Beau Bilek (1991-95) 33-89-122
 4. Bob Ingraham (1990-92) 45-63-108
     Steve Mullvain (1969-73) 23-85-108
 6. Todd Zejdlik (1971-75) 24-75-99
 7. Tom Uren (1973-77) 28-70-98
 8. Chuck Pribyl (1972-75) 19-52-71
     Dan Davies (1996-Pres.) 16-55-71

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