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Assistant co-captain ... Played in all 32 games ... Second on the team with 21 points in 32 games (6-15-21) ... Ranked 28th in the nation in points by a defenseman ... Ranked third in the conference in scoring in all games and fifth in CHA games ... Tied for third on the team with four power play goals ... Third on the team with 81 shots on goal ... Four points on opening weekend in the IceBreaker Invitational ... Named to the all-tournament team ... Tied his career best with three points in the Union win ... One goal and two assists ... Tied his season high with two assists in AFA's win over Niagara, Jan. 13 ... Scored a power-play (5-on-3) goal in the first game against Bemidji State ... Scored the game-winning goal on the power play in the first game against UAH ... Did not score in the second UAH game to end a six-game scoring streak ... The streak was the longest of his career and tied as the longest by a Falcon during the season.
Second-team all-CHA selection ... Played in all 36 games ... Led all defensemen and third on the team with 23 points (9-14-23) ... Nine goals were tied for the fifth most by a defenseman in the nation ... Nine goals in all games and five in CHA games were the most by a CHA defenseman ... Tied for third on the team in goals ... Tied for the CHA lead in points by a defenseman in all games ... Four power-play goals were second on the team ... Two assists against Quinnipiac ... Scored a power-play goal against UAH, Nov. 12 ... Assisted on Turnquist's game-winner in overtime against Robert Morris, Nov. 20 ... Scored the game-winner late in the second period on the power play in AFA's 1-0 win over RPI, Nov. 27 ... Named to the all-tournament team at the RPI Tournament ... Named to the all-tournament team at the CHA Tournament, just the second all-tourney selection in AFA history ... Career-best three assists in AFA's 4-3 overtime win over Wayne State in the CHA quarterfinals.
Earned the John Matchefts Award as the team's top freshman ... Played in all 37 games on defense ... One of seven players to play in every game ... Three goals and seven assists for 10 points ... Fifth on the team in points by a freshman and fourth in points by a defenseman ... Third in the conference in points by a freshman defenseman ... Tallied an assist in his first collegiate game, Oct. 10, vs. Bentley ... Named the CHA Rookie of the Week, Oct. 27 ... Three points in the AIC series ... Named the CHA Rookie of the Week on Feb. 9 ... Scored two goals in the second game against Findlay to lead AFA to a 2-1 win ... The goals came 53 seconds apart and came in the final 4:08 of the third period ... First career game-winner.
Before Air Force
Played junior hockey for Jim Salfi's Capitol District Selects ... Hockey team won the junior "B" national championship in 2001 ... Attended South Windsor High School ... On the honor roll all four years.
Member of Cadet Squadron 31 ... Parents are Wayne and Ann Gineo ... Major is systems engineering management ... Hobbies are wakeboarding and fishing ... Took a summer academics course in aeronautical engineering this past summer ... Also was the assistant cadet in charge of Combat Arms Training, teaching cadets to shoot the M-16 ... Is the safety officer in his squadron ... On the commandant's list for military excellence as a junior ... Long-term goal is own his own business... Also recruited by Union, RPI, Connecticut, Quinnipiac and Yale ... Favorite food is his grandma's pasta ... Favorite class subject is Military Strategic Studies ... Favorite musicians are Frank Sinatra and the Dave Matthews Band ... Person in history he would like to meet is Frank Sinatra ... Greatest moment in sports was winning the junior national championship in 2000-01 ... Credits his parents as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Favorite NHL team is the Hartford Whalers ... Favorite player is Hall of Famer Gordie Howe.