Air Force opens the regular season, Oct. 10-11,
Platooned with Ian Harper for the first two-thirds of the season ... Started nine of the last 10 games ... Played in 23 games and started 22 ... Streak of four straight wins ended Feb. 24 (Robert Morris, RIT and a sweep of UAH) ... Record of 9-14-0 with a 3.09 GAA and a .868 saves percentage ... First win of the season came against 15th-ranked Bemidji State ... Made 19 saves and allowed three goals in the 4-3 win ... Made 19 saves and allowed two goals in the 3-0 loss to Army, Nov. 11 ... The loss was his first ever to Army as he won his previous three starts ... Took the loss against Wayne State, but made a season-high 35 saves ... Started both games vs. Alabama-Huntsville ... Earned CHA Defensive Player of the Week honors for the fifth time in his career ... Stopped 24 of the 25 shots he faced in the first game ... Shutout the Chargers in the second game by making all 13 saves ... In his four-game winning streak, had a saves percentage of 94.1 and a goals-against average of 1.24 ... Had seven CHA wins on the season, a new school record.
Started 28 of the 36 games ... Had a 12-14-3 record and was tied for fourth in the nation with five shutouts ... Goals-against average of 2.66 broke the school record set in 2000 ... Saves percentage of .900 ... First shutout of the season came in the consolation game of the Quinnipiac Cup ... Stopped all 15 shots he faced in a 4-0 win over AIC ... Earned CHA Defensive Player of the Week honors for his effort ... Second shutout of the season came against 20th-ranked Quinnipiac, Oct. 24 ... Had a shutout streak of 125 minutes, the second longest of his career and the second longest in AFA history vs. Division I teams, end against Holy Cross ... Earned CHA Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time as he allowed just one goal in two games at Robert Morris, Nov. 19-20 ... MVP of the RPI Tournament as he allowed just one goal in 133 minutes and stopped 64 of the 65 shots he faced ... 32 saves in each game ... Fourth shutout of the season came against RPI in the championship game ... Made a career-high 38 saves in the 3-0 loss to Colgate, Jan. 2 ... Started both games against Army and led the Falcons to a two-game sweep ... Led AFA to a 4-3 overtime win over Wayne State in the CHA quarterfinals, March 11 ... Made 29 saves, including 10 in 19 minutes of overtime ... Five shutouts tied Marc Kielkucki's school record set in 1998-99 ... Five shutouts are the most in school history against Division I teams ... Six career shutouts, all against Division I teams ... Kielkucki (1998-01) holds the record with 10 career shutouts, five against Division I teams.
Played in 18 games and started 11 ... 3.24 goals-against average and a .897 saves percentage with a 6-7-0 record ... First career start came at Bentley ... Allowed three goals on 32 shots in 60 minutes in a 4-3 victory ... Named the CHA Rookie of the Week for his performance in that game ... Started the second game against Army ... Blanked Army on Jan. 17, stopping all 31 shots he faced ... The first Falcon freshman to ever shut out Army ... Named the CHA Rookie of the Week for his performance against Army ... Had a shutout streak of 131 consecutive minutes ... Streak was the second longest in school history and the longest ever against Division I teams ... Season-high 34 saves in a game twice.
Before Air Force
Played junior hockey for Brian Meisner's Wichita Falls Rustlers of the AWHL ... Rustlers team MVP in 2002 ... Played for the Butte Irish of the AWHL and was named the team MVP ... Played Bantam Major "AAA" hockey for the Compuware Ambassadors in 1998 ... Team won the national championship ... Attended Plymouth Salem High School.
Member of Cadet Squadron 7 ... Parents are Dwight and Maryann Foster ... Nickname is Foss ... Will be a contracting officer in the Air Force after graduating ... Hobbies are playing golf and watching movies ... Father played in the NHL for 10 years with Boston and Detroit ... This past summer, was a flight commander for Falcon Summer Sports Camps, responsible for 25 counselors and more than 400 campers ... Is the athletic officer in his squadron, in charge of making intramural teams and the physical well-being of the squadron ... Pre-game ritual is drinking six cups of coffee, stretching six times and putting his pads on outside the locker room ... Credits his father as having the greatest influence on his sports career ...Greatest moment in sports was shutting out RPI and winning the tournament as a sophomore ... Is nearly legally blind ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite NHL player is retired Red Wing forward Steve Yzerman.