Senior defenseman earns prestigious award
Senior defenseman earned a school record four awards
Senior defenseman one of 10 finalists for the prestigious award
Senior team captain Dylan Abood recognized for work on and off the ice
A school-record 15 Falcons honored for their work in the classroom
First-team CoSIDA academic all-district selection…. Named academic all-conference … Was the co-recipient of the Jim Bowman Award as the team’s top scholar athlete … Team captain … Played in 35 games and had five points (1-4-5) … All five points came in league games … Only goal of the season came in a win over Robert Morris, the eventual game-winner.
Played in 33 games and had two goals and six assists for eight points ... His +10 tied as the second best on the team and tied as the best among the defensemen ... His 46 blocked shots were the second best on the team ... Scored goals against Denver and RIT ... Named academic all-conference.
Missed the first 22 games due to injury ... Played in the final 19 games and had eight assists ... His +8 tied as the best on the team ... Had an assist in his first three games and four of his first five ... Tied his career best two assists against Canisius, Feb. 28, and AIC, March 7.
Before Air Force
Played in 176 games over three seasons in the NAHL … Spent the first two seasons with the Wenatchee Wild … In 2011-12, played 60 games, had 20 points (3-17-20) and was a +19 … In 2012-13, had 10 points (2-8-10) in 58 games and was a +14 … Spent the 2013-14 season with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees and played in 58 games … Had 16 points (0-16-16) and led all defensemen with a +23 … His 16 points were second on the team among the blueliners and his 16 assists were fifth on the team among all players … Selected to the NAHL All-South Division Team.
Member of Cadet Squadron 26 ... Parents are Tom Abood and Mary Jo Martin ... Major is electrical engineering ... Completed the jump (parachute) program in the summer of 2015 ... On the superintendent’s list both semesters as a freshman ... On the dean’s list every semester ... On the superintendent’s list three times for excellence in academics, military and physical fitness … This past summer, travelled to Hanscom AFB, Mass., on the cadet summer research program to work with the MIT Lincoln Labs, helping to build and test a portable solar power system intended for disaster relief operations … Also served as the assistant commander of the leadership reaction course during Basic Cadet Training … Is the flight commander in his squadron … Greatest individual moment in sports was scoring a game-winning overtime goal with the Wenatchee Wild during Breast Cancer Awareness weekend ... Greatest team moment was winning the 2017 Atlantic Hockey Championship and winning a game at the NCAA Tournament … Hobbies are backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting and mountain biking .... Would like to go to grad school after graduating from the Academy, become a developmental engineer and own his own business ... Something not many people know about him is that his two front teeth are false ... Most embarrassing moment was when his junior team, the RGV Killer Bees, forgot their own game road jerseys and played at Corpus Cristi wearing their away jerseys … It made the SportsCenter Not Top 10 … Hometown is ranked No. 13 as the best places to live in America … Credits his off-ice trainer, Ryan Herzog, a former Air Force combat controller, as having the greatest influence on his sports career … Describes himself as relentless ... Started playing hockey at the age of four ... Favorite NHL team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Favorite player is Drew Doughty.