Platooned with Peter Foster for the first two-thirds of the season ... Started 10 games and played in 12 ... Had a 2-6-1 record with a 3.89 goals-against average and a .858 saves percentage ... First win of the season came in his first start ... Allowed just one goal and made 21 saves vs. Union ... Made a season-high 34 saves and allowed six goals vs. fourth-ranked Colorado College ... Earned his second win against Wayne State ... Made 22 saves and allowed six goals, four in the third period ... First career tie came against RIT, Dec. 31 ... Made 18 saves and allowed two goals ... Started one of the last 10 games.
Started eight games and played in 13 ... Had a 2.97 goals-against average and a .898 saves percentage ... Record of 2-5-0 ... CHA numbers were the best on the team ... Played 38 percent of the minutes in CHA games and collected wins over Wayne State and Alabama-Huntsville ... Ranked third in CHA games in goals-against average (2.67) and fourth in saves percentage (.907) ... First career collegiate game came on the road at Holy Cross, Oct. 30, in the second game of the series ... Replaced Peter Foster at 7:03 of the second period ... Played the final 32 minutes and made 12 saves while allowing one power-play goal ... First career start came against Wayne State, Dec. 3 ... Named the CHA Rookie of the Week for his performance ... Stopped 29 of 30 shots in 2-1 AFA win ... Came within 51 seconds of having a shutout until Wayne State scored with an extra attacker on the ice ... Started the second game at Bemidji State, Jan. 8 ... Made 24 saves while allowing four goals in 63 minutes ... AFA lost in overtime with 1:34 remaining ... Started the second game at UAH and earned the win ... Made a career-best 36 saves in leading AFA to a 3-2 win ... Earned CHA Defensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts, his second CHA honor of the season ... Started the CHA tournament semifinal game against Bemidji State, but was pulled after allowing two goals on nine shots in eight minutes.
Before Air Force
Played junior hockey for coach Nick Pollos' Springfield Blues of the North American Junior Hockey League ... Team placed third at the 2004 junior "A" national championships ... Played in 28 games and was third in the league with a 2.28 goals-against average and fourth with a .924 saves percentage ... Record of 17-9 ... Graduated from Doherty High School ... Played in the Rocky Mountain Select 17 festival.
Member of Cadet Squadron 30 ... Major is systems engineering management ... Parents are Nick and Kimberly Harper ... Two brothers, Collin (24) and Nicholas (20) ... This past summer, attended Operation Air Force at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and worked with a C-130 squadron ... Also worked Operation Warrior this past summer in Jack's Valley ... Is the safety NCO in his squadron ... Long-term goal is to operate satellites ... Hobby is snowboarding ... Favorite food is his mom's spaghetti ... Favorite class is systems engineering ... Favorite book is A Catcher in the Rye ... Favorite musician is Garth Brooks ... Favorite movie is Finding Nemo ... Person in history he would like to meet is Ben Franklin ... Pregame ritual is dressing left to right ... Credits his parents as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Greatest moment in sports was playing in the Junior "A" national championship in 2004 ... The thing he likes most about the AFA coaching staff is their dedication ... Favorite NHL team is the Dallas Stars ... Favorite player is Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo.