Ben Carey
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    Ben Carey

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Centennial, Colo

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 170

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)

    11/22/2014

    Air Force wins Pikes Peak Trophy with 3-1 win over Colorado College

    Truehl made 35 saves for the Falcons

    11/07/2014

    Air Force falls to Alabama-Huntsville, 4-2

    UAH scored game-winner with 1:53 remaining and then added empty-netter with 60 seconds left

    11/04/2014

    Air Force hosts Alabama-Huntsville, Nov. 7-8

    Falcons are 2-5 overall and 2-2 in the AHA

    10/25/2014

    Air Force beats RIT, 4-3, in overtime

    Scott Holm scored the game-winner in OT and Chris Truehl had a career high 38 saves

    10/06/2014

    McDonald and Reid each score two as Air Force beat McGill, 5-3, in exhibition game

    Air Force opens the regular season, Oct. 10-11, vs. Mercyhurst at Cadet Ice Arena.

    2013-14 (Sophomore)

    Played in 33 games and had 10 points on seven goals and three assists ... Tied for seventh on the team in goals ... Tied for third on the team with three game-winners ... Sixth on the team with two power-play goals ... Scored goals in back-to-back wins over Niagara and RIT early in the season ... Career-best two goals, including the game-winner, in the 4-1 at Niagara in the regular-season finale.

    2012-13 (Freshman)

    Earned the John Matchefts Award as the team's top freshman ... Among the conference's top freshman scorers all season ... Finished the season with 15 points on six goals and nine assists ... named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week after a three-point weekend (1-2-3) against Holy Cross ... Three points (2-1-3) in the sweep at Sacred Heart ... A goal and an assist against Canisius in final game of the season in the AHA quarterfinals ... Played in 33 of the 37 games and had 102 shots on goal, the third most on the team ... Took the fourth most faceoffs on the team (330) and won 52.1 percent of them.

    Before Air Force

    Played two years of junior hockey for the Wenatchee Wild of the NAHL ... Played for coach John Becanic ... Led the Wild in scoring in 2011-12 with 57 points (27-30-57) in 60 games ... Set the single season record for points by a Wild player ... Led the team with 14 ppg and was second with a +16 ... Tied for 11th in the league in goals and 16th in points ... Third in the league in power-play goals ... Scored six points (2-4-6) in eight playoff games ... In 2010-11, was fifth on the Wild with 43 points (19-24-43) in 57 games ... Fourth on the team in goals and fifth in points in 2010-11 ... Graduated from Wenatchee High School in Washington.

    Personal

    Member of Cadet Squadron 28 ... Major is management ... Parents are Michael and Debbie Carey ... Has one brother ... Cousins Drew and Michael Sisco pitch in the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers minor league systems, respectively ... Is ambidexterous ... Has worn the No. 26 since he was in youth hockey ... On the commandant's list for military excellence ... This past summer, served as a cadre for Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training and was responsible for the Command Center ... Is an element leader in his squadron ... Long-term goal is to own his own business after his Air Force career ... If he could spend a day with any celebrity, it would be Will Ferrell "because he is hilarious" ... Credits his brother as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Started playing hockey at the age of five ... Favorite NHL team is the Boston Bruins ... Favorite player is Dustin Brown.



    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2012-13 33 6 9 15 3-6 102 0 1 0
    2013-14 33 7 3 10 1-2 111 2 0 3

    Totals
    66 13 12 25 4-8 213 2 1 3
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