Bryan Becker
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    Bryan Becker

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Moorhead, Minn.

    High School:
    Moorhead

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    F

    Birthdate:
    05/07/1984

    Last Team:
    Billings Bulls

    2006-07 (Junior) Played in nine games and had one assist ... Tallied a helper against Mercyhurst, Feb. 2.

    2005-06 (Sophomore) Played in 21 of the 32 games, mostly as the right winger on the fourth line ... Also played on the Falcon penalty kill ... Had one assist against RIT, Oct. 15 ... Had an assist in the exhibition game against Rosenheim, Nov. 23.

    2004-05 (Freshman) Played in 30 games and had one goal and three assists ... Played mostly right wing on the third or fourth line ... First career point came in his first career game, an assist vs. American International in the consolation game of the Quinnipiac Cup ... Assisted on Brian Gineo's goal in the third period ... One assist in each game against Robert Morris, Nov. 19-20 ... Air Force won all three games in which Becker had an assist ... First career goal, and only goal of the season, came against eventual national champion Denver ... His goal in the second period cut the Pioneer lead to 7-4.

    Before Air Force Played junior hockey for coach Mike Aikens' Billings Bulls of the North American Junior Hockey League ... Played in 54 of the 56 games and had 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points ... Ninth on the team in points and sixth in goals ... Graduated from Moorhead High School ... High school hockey coach was David Morniville ... Lettered three years in hockey and four in golf ... Team captain and honorable mention all-state in hockey as a senior.

    Personal Member of Cadet Squadron 3 ... Parents are Brad and Deb Becker ... Born May 7, 1984 ... Nickname is Becks ... Has two brothers, Matt (20) and Joe (17) ... Brother, Matt, is a freshman on the Falcon hockey team ... Father played hockey at the University of North Dakota and then for the New York Rangers ... Grandfather, Willard Ikola, played on two national championship teams at Michigan ... Also played in the 1956 Olympics in Italy, and earned a silver medal ... Is the winningest coach in Minnesota high school history as he led Edina High School to eight state championships ... Ikola is one of just three Air Force men (a lieutenant after graduating from Michigan) to earn an Olympic hockey medal ... Completed Global Engagement and Operation Air Force at Hill Air Force Base, Utah in the summer of 2006 ... While at Hill, took a ride in an F-16 ... Credits his father and grandfather as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Favorite food is Italian ... Favorite class subject is math ... Favorite movies are Slap Shot, Wedding Crashers and 40-year-old Virgin ... Person in history he would most like to meet is John F. Kennedy ... His neighbors back home in Minnesota are teammate Josh Frider's family ... Favorite sport other than hockey is golf ... The thing he likes most about Air Force hockey is "everyone cares so much for each other from the players to the coaches" ... Pre-game ritual is to dress starting with the right side first ... What he likes most about the coaching staff is "they are always there for your support and will help you out with anything" ... Hobbies are fishing, camping and playing golf ... Favorite NHL player is Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin.

    Career Statistics
    Year              GP	G	A	PTS	PIM	SOG	PP	SH	GW
    2004-05 (Fr.)	30	1	3	4	3-6	31	0	0	0
    2005-06 (So.)	21	0	1	1	2-4	21	0	0	0
    2006-07 (Jr.)	9	0	1	1	1-2	7	0	0	0
    Totals	          60	1	5	6	6-12	59	0	0	0
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