Evan Giesler
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Evan  Giesler

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
F

Last Team:
Bismarck Bobcats (NAHL)

2016-17 (Sophomore)

One of five Falcons to play in all 42 games … Fourth on the team with 29 points on 11 goals and 18 assists … Led the league, and was 29th in the nation, with +19 … Led the team with five power-play goals and also had two-game-winners … Tied his career-best three points (1-2-3) in the 5-5 overtime tie at Western Michigan … Career-best two goals in the win over Colorado College, including the game-winner … Two assists in the win over Bentley, Feb. 4 … First career hat trick in the win over RIT, Feb. 17 … Scored the game-winner against RIT.

 

2015-16 (Freshman)

Played in 36 games and had four goals and six assists for 10 points ... His +10 tied as the second best on the team ... Career best two goals in game one of the AHC Quarterfinals vs. Canisius ... Scored the game-winner, first of his career, in the 4-1 win as Air Force went on to sweep the series.

 

Before Air Force

Played 154 games for the Bismarck Bobcats of the NAHL and an additional 16 playoff games … In 2012-13, had 17 points on seven goals and 10 assists … Second on the team with 16 goals and third with 42 points in 2013-14 … Led the team with 28 goals, 56 points, three game-winners and 10 power-play goals in 2014-15 … Named to the 2014-15 NAHL All-Central Division Team.

 

 

Personal

Member of Cadet Squadron 7 ... Parents are Eric and Donna Giesler ... Major is management ...  Considering going to pilot raining after graduation … This past summer, worked logistics for Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training … Also travelled to MacDill AFB on Operation Air Force, learning about the operational Air Force … Is an element leader in his squadron … On the dean’s list as a sophomore … Greatest personal moment in sports was scoring a hat trick in the NAHL playoffs ... Greatest team moment was winning the 2017 Atlantic Hockey Championship and winning a game at the NCAA Tournament …Greatest individual moment was his hat trick against RIT last in 2016-17 … Went to the same high school as New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and WNBA star Candace Parker ... Considers himself the best three-point shooter on the team … Credits his dad as having the greatest influence on his sports career … Hobbies are playing golf and basketball, video games and listening to music … Started playing hockey at the age of four  ... Favorite NHL team is the Chicago Blackhawks  ... Favorite NHL player is Blackhawk winger Marian Hossa  ... hobby is playing golf.




Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
2015-16 36 4 6 10 7-14 31 0 0 1
2016-17 42 11 18 29 15-33 74 5 0 2
Career 78 15 24 39 22-47 105 5 0 3
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