2002-03 (Freshman) Played in 33 games and scored three goals and five assists ... Tied for second among the Falcon freshmen with eight points ... Only multiple-point game came in the win over Quinnipiac with two assists in the 6-2 victory ... Scored a goal in three straight games early in the season, lighting the lamp once at Holy Cross and once in each game against Bentley.
High School (Beaverton) Hockey was not a high school sport at Beaverton ... Played two years of juniors for Steve Richmond's Chicago Steel of the USHL ... Team went to the Clark Cup Playoffs in 2001-02 ... Team captain in 2001-02.
Personal Shoots right ... Member of Cadet Squadron 22, the Raptors ... Parents are Thomas and Marilyn Bader ... Major is management ... Nickname is Badski... Hobbies are playing guitar and listening to music ... Plays in a band, the "Mask of Sanity" ... His brother plays the drums in the same band ... Completed Combat Survival Training and took a computer science class this past summer ... On the Superintendent's List in the spring of 2003 for excellence in academics, athletics and military studies ... Came to the Academy "to get a great education and play Division I hockey" ... Lists his teammates as what he likes best about Air Force hockey ... Favorite class is Spanish... Favorite book is Seize the Night by Dean Koontz ... Person in history he would most like to meet is his grandfather ... Greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in overtime of the 2002 USHL Playoffs for the Chicago Steel ... Greatest influence on his sports career is his parents ... Favorite player is Red Wings' center Steve Yzerman ... Favorite team is the Buffalo Sabres.
Career Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW 2002-03 (Fr.) 33 3 5 8 12-24 36 1 0 0