Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven years
2007-08 (Junior) Second-team all-AHA ... Named the team's Defensive Player of the Year ... Second in the league and fifth in the nation in points by a defenseman with 31 points (8-23-31) ... AHA Player of the Week, Oct. 22, first league honor of his career ... Three points (1-2-3) in AFA's sweep of 14th-ranked Quinnipiac ... Career-best three assists vs. RIT, Jan. 11 ... Two assists vs. RIT, Jan. 12 for a career-best five points in the series ... Two points (1-1-2) vs. Bentley, Feb. 1 ... Four points in the AHA quarterfinal series vs. Bentley, March 7-9 ... Two points (1-1-2) in each game ... One of just five defensemen in the nation with 30 or more points ... First Falcon defenseman with 30 or more points since Beau Bilek had 37 points in 1994-95.
2006-07 (Sophomore) Played in 39 games ... 14 points, 13 assists and one goal ... 11 points and 10 assists, in conference games ... Scored in 14 different games ... First career goal came in the quarterfinal win over Holy Cross with 1:39 left in the third period ... His goal, which sealed the 3-0 playoff win, was a power-play slap shot from the point ... One assist in each game at the AHA Tournament ... Had the first assist on Josh Print's game-winner in overtime vs. Sacred Heart, March 16 ... Took a shot from the right point that was tipped in by Print ... On the AHA all-academic team.
2005-06 (Freshman) Did not play in the first 12 games ... First game was against RIT, Dec. 30 ... Recorded first career point with an assist vs. RIT, Dec. 31 ... Played in 18 of the last 20 games ... Had an assist in the first game vs. UAH ... Finished the season with three points, all assists ... 14 shots on goal. Before Air Force Played in 53 games for coach Mike Aikens' Billings Bulls of the NAHL ... 15 assists and 15 points were third among the defensemen ... Team was the Western Division runner-up ... Lettered three years in hockey at Centennial High School ... Named all-conference as a junior and senior ... Team captain and honorable mention all-state as a senior ... Also earned the Herb Brooks Award, given to the player at the state tournament who strongly represents the values, characteristics, sportsmanship and traits defined by Herb Brooks.
Personal Member of Cadet Squadron 30 ... Nickname is Flynner ... Major is management ... Parents are Jim and Theresa Flynn ... Has two brothers, Ryan (20) and Jake (16) ... Brother, Ryan, played on the U.S. U-18 Development Team, is currently a junior forward at the University of Minnesota and was a draft pick of the Nashville Predators in 2006 ... Completed Operation Air Force in the summer of 2007 as he spent 13 days in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana, learning about the culture, history and wildlife of the countries ... This past summer, was selected for the Summer Research Program for the Missile Defense Agency ... Learned about ballistic missile defense and travelled to Hawaii, Washington, D.C., and Alabama ... On the dean's list every semester ... On the superintendent's list once for excellence in academics, military and athletics ... On the athletics list five times ... Plans to work in the contracting field in the Air Force ... Long-term goal is to earn his MBA and work on Wall Street ... Hobbies are golf, fishing and hunting ... Wears the No. 4 because it was also worn by NHL Hall of Fame defenseman Bobby Orr ... Listens to Moment of Clarity by Jay-Z before games ... Favorite NHL team is the Nashville Predators ... Favorite player is Detroit Red Wing defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom.
Flynn's Career Stats Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP 2005-06 18 0 3 3 9-18 14 0 2006-07 39 1 13 14 23-46 59 1 2007-08 39 8 23 31 21-42 90 1 Totals 96 9 39 48 53-106 163 2