Casey Kleisinger
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    Casey Kleisinger

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Edwards, Colo.

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Bismarck Bobcats (NAHL)

    02/22/2013

    De Laurell scores two as Air Force beats RIT, 5-3

    Air Force extends unbeaten streak to five game with come-from-behind road win

    01/29/2013

    Falcons host AIC, Feb. 1-2

    Air Force in second place in the AHA; 11-9-5 overall and 7-5-3 in the league

    01/26/2013

    Air Force sweeps Robert Morris with 4-1 win

    AFA moved into sole possession of second place with a sweep of the Colonials

    01/12/2013

    Air Force and Army skate to 3-3 overtime tie

    Senior Kyle DeLaurell scored the game-tying goal in third period, his fourth goal of the series

    11/10/2012

    Air Force falls to Penn State, 5-1

    PSU goalie Matthew Skoff made 34 saves; Nittany Lions scored two late empty-netters

    2011-12 (Sophomore)

    Played in all 39 games ... Tied for fourth on the team with nine goals and was ninth with 16 points ... Led the team with two short-handed goals and was tied for fourth with two game-winners ... +11 in all games was tied for third among the forwards ... Four goals, seven points and was a +11 in conference games ... Scored one goal in each of the first two games against North Dakota and Michigan State ... Two points (1-1-2) in the 7-2 win at Alabama-Huntsville ... Career highs of two goals and three points in the win at AIC, Dec. 3 ... Short-handed goal vs. fifth-ranked Colorado College gave the Falcons a 2-0 lead and was the eventual game-winner in a 2-1 victory at World Arena ... Two goals, one in each game, in the sweep of RIT at Cadet Ice Arena in February ... Scored the game-winner in the 3-0 victory in game one ... Scored a goal in the 4-3 win over UConn in game one of the AHA Quarterfinal series.

    2010-11 (Freshman)

    Played in 34 of the 38 games and had five goals and eight assists for 13 points ... Tied for third on the team in goals by a freshman and fourth in points ... First career goal came against Denver, Nov. 27 ... Season-best two points (1-1-2) at Mercyhurst, Feb. 18 ... Tied his season high of two points (1-1-2) vs. the Lakers the next night ... Again matched his season high of two points vs. Sacred Heart as Air Force completed the sweep of the Pioneers in the AHA quarterfinals ... Scored his first career game-winner, the first goal of that game on March 12.

    Before Air Force

    Played in 55 regular-season games for the Bismarck Bobcats of the NAHL ... Played for coach Byron Pool ... Selected to play in the Central Division Top Prospects tournament ... Earned Central Division Player of the Week honors ... Second on the team in points with 54, tied for second with 34 assists and was fourth with 20 goals ... Tied for 13th in the league in points ... Led the team with nine power-play goals ... In 10 playoff games, had 14 points on five goals and nine assists, the fourth most of any player in the NAHL ... Named the most valuable player and selected to the all-tournament team at the NAHL's Robertson Cup as he helped lead the Bobcats to the national championship ... Scored the game-winning goal in the championship game ... Played 53 games for the Bobcats in 2008-09 and had 23 points on nine goals and 14 assists ... Bobcats' playoff MVP as the Bobcats won the Central Division ... Graduated from Middleton High School ... Lettered three years in hockey and soccer and two in track ... Was third in the state in points in 2004-05 in Colorado ... First-team all-conference and all-state honorable mention in 2005-06.

    Personal

    Member of Cadet Squadron 8 ... Parents are Terry and Laurie Kleisinger ... Has one brother ... Father was a goalie for the University of Wisconsin and helped lead the Badgers to the NCAA Championship in 1981 and 1983 and a runner-up finish in 1982 ... Father also played for the New York Rangers and was the goalie coach at Colorado College from 2000-04 ... Returned to Colorado College in 2009-10 as the goalie coach and is currently in that position ... Major is management ... Minor is Spanish ... This past summer, travelled to Fairchild AFB, Wash., on Operation Air Force and later served as squadron superintendent during Basic Cadet Training ... On the dean's list and athletic's list every semester ... Would like to work in the acquisitions field after graduation ... Favorite book is Ender's Game ... Something not many people know about him is that he is a certified scuba diver ... Chose his jersey number because seven is his favorite number ... Hometown of Edwards, Colo., is 12 miles from Vail and was listed No. 6 by Money Magazine for the Rich and Single in the United States ... Started playing hockey at the age of four ... Favorite NHL team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Favorite NHL player is former Av Peter Forsberg.

    KLEISINGER'S CAREER STATS
    Year GP G A PTS
    2010-11 34 5 8 13
    2011-12 38 9 7 16
    Totals 72 14 15 29
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