Air Force opens the season against the defending AHA regular-season champions
Air Force opens the regular season, Oct. 10-11,
Air Force extends unbeaten streak to five game with come-from-behind road win
Scott Holm scored two goals and Ben Persian scored one in 3-2 victory
Freshman Max Hartner scored the first two goals of his career
Played in 36 of the 37 games and was eighth on the team with 19 points (7-12-19) ... Took 477 faceoffs, the most of any Falcon and won 51.8 percent of them ... Scored a goal in the season-opening tie at Alaska ... Tied his career high with two goals in the 4-1 win at Robert Morris ... Later in the season at the Academy, tied his career high with two assists in the 4-1 win over Robert Morris.
Played in all 39 games ... Earned the team's defensive player of the year award, the only forward to ever win the honor ... Took more faceoffs than any other Falcon and won 61 percent of them ... Tied for 10th on the team with 14 points ... Tied for fourth with nine goals ... Scored two goals in the 4-2 win at Army ... In the third and deciding game of the AHA Quarterfinals vs. UConn, his goal late in the second period tied the game at 3-3 as AFA went on to win 4-3 ... At the AHA Final Four, had four points to help lead the Falcons to the conference tournament title ... One goal and one assist in the semifinal win over Mercyhurst ... His goal late in the third sealed the win in the 5-2 victory ... Two goals in the 4-0 win over RIT in the championship game ... Scored an empty-netter late in the third to seal the win.
Played in 37 of the 38 games ... Seventh on the team in scoring with 21 points ... Tied for fifth in goals with 10 ... Led all freshmen in both categories ... Tied for eighth in the AHA in goals by a freshman and 13th in points in all games ... First career goal came against AIC, Oct. 22 ... Scored career best two goals vs. AIC, Oct. 23 ... Matched his career best with two goals vs. Niagara, Nov. 20 ... Tied his career best with two goals vs. Mercyhurst, Feb. 19 ... Named the AHA Rookie of the Week on Feb. 21 with four points (3-1-4) in the road sweep at Mercyhurst.
Before Air Force
Named to the NAHL all-Central Division team ... Played in 57 regular-season games for the Bismarck Bobcats of the NAHL ... Played for coach Byron Pool ... Tied for ninth in the league with 58 points on 24 goals and 34 assists ... Led the team in points, game-winners and plus-minus and was second in goals and power-play goals ... In 10 playoff games in 2009-10, he had six goals and 10 assists, the third-most goals and third-most points among all NAHL players ... Named to the all-tournament team at the NAHL's Robertson Cup as he helped lead the Bobcats to the national championship ... Scored a goal in the championship game ... Also played 55 games for the Bobcats in 2008-09 and had 39 points on 17 goals and 22 assists ... Graduated from Roseau High School ... Lettered four years in hockey and three in track and football ... All-state honorable mention as a senior in football ... Team captain as a senior ... Hockey team won the state championship in 2007 ... Track team captain and MVP as a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Member of Cadet Squadron 35 ... Parents are Dan and Roxanne Fabian ... Has two older brothers ... Brother, Erik, was a four-year letterman at forward for the University of North Dakota, 2004-07, and is currently an assistant coach of the UND women's hockey program ... Major is management ... Is the assistant flight commander and safety officer in his squadron ... On the dean's list five times, the superintendent's list once and the athletic's list every semester ... Greatest moment in sports was winning the national championship in junior hockey with the Bismarck Bobcats ... His hometown of Roseau holds the record for the most state hockey championships in the state of Minnesota ... Favorite sport other than hockey is football ... Credits his brothers as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Would like to get his MBA after graduation ... Started playing hockey at age three ... Favorite NHL team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Favorite player is former Av Joe Sakic.