George Michalke III
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    George Michalke III

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Parma, Ohio

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 165

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL)

    01/07/2012

    Holy Cross beat Air Force, 4-3

    Falcons took one point on the weekend, slipped to second place in AHA

    12/02/2011

    De Laurell and Kruse score twice in 8-3 win at AIC

    Falcons improve to 8-4-2 overall and 7-2-1 in the AHA

    10/07/2011

    North Dakota scores late to beat Air Force, 4-3

    Kleisinger, Michalke and Carew scored for the Falcons

    2011-12 (Junior)
    Played in five games and missed the rest of the season with a head injury ... Received a medical redshirt from the NCAA and spent the remainder of the school year at home on extended convalescent leave from the Academy ... Returned to the Academy in August of 2013.

    2011-12 (Sophomore)
    Played in 38 games and had four goals and six assists for 10 points ... Seven points in conference games (2-5-7) ... Scored a goal in the first game of the season at third-ranked North Dakota ... One goal and one assist in the AIC series ... Only game-winner of the season came in the third and deciding game of the AHA Quarterfinal series against UConn ... Broke a 3-3 tie early in the third period as the Falcons won the three-game series and advanced to the AHA Final Four ... Won 55 percent of his faceoffs on the season.

    2010-11 (Freshman)
    Played in 27 games and had four goals and six assists for 10 points ... Fifth among the freshmen in scoring ... Third on the team with a +9 ... First career goal came against Robert Morris, Oct. 17 ... Scored the game-winner in the 6-5 win at Mercyhurst, Feb. 19 ... Career-best two points (1-1-2) in that game ... Scored his second game-winner of the season in the 4-2 win over Robert Morris, Feb. 25 ... One goal and one assist as Air Force swept Sacred Heart in the AHA Quarterfinals, March 11-12.

    Before Air Force
    Spent two and a half seasons in the USHL before completing his junior career with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL ... Played for coach Josh Hauge ... Played 10 games late in 2009-10 with the Ice Dogs and had one goal and three assists for four points ... Named to the all-tournament team at the NAHL's Robertson Cup as he scored six points in 10 games as his team placed second ... Played 22 games for the Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) and had 10 points on three goals and seven assists in 2009-10... In 2008-09, played 44 games for the Stampede and had 15 points (8-7-15) ... Played 42 games for the Ohio Junior Blue Jackets of the USHL in 2007-08 and had 11 points on four goals and seven assists ... Graduated from University High School.

    Personal
    Member of Cadet Squadron 33 ... Parents are George, Jr., and Kathleen Michalke ... Has one brother ... Major is English ... On the dean's list and commandant's list (military excellence) in the spring of 2012 ... On the athletic's list both semesters as a freshman ... Favorite book is Catch-22 ... Favorite movie is Toy Story ... Favorite sport other than hockey is basketball ... Credits his parents as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Started playing hockey at the age of three ... Favorite NHL team is the Philadelphia Flyers ... Favorite NHL player is Claude Giroux.

    MICHALKE'S CAREER STATS
    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2010-11 27 4 6 10 2-4 39 0 0 2
    2011-12 38 4 6 10 1-2 39 0 0 1
    2012-13 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 70 8 12 20 3-6 78 0 0 3
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