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    Mike McDonald

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mahtomedi, Minn.

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 215

    Position:
    D

    Last Team:
    Coulee Region Chill (NAHL)

    10/10/2014

    Reid scores two as Air Force beats Mercyhurst, 5-1

    Freshmen Phil Boje and Erik Baskin, along with senior Mike McDonald also scored for the Falcons

    10/06/2014

    McDonald and Reid each score two as Air Force beat McGill, 5-3, in exhibition game

    Air Force opens the regular season, Oct. 10-11, vs. Mercyhurst at Cadet Ice Arena.

    04/07/2013

    Air Force hockey announces 2012-13 award winners

    Carew takes home the top honor with the Heyliger; De Laurell named MVP

    03/01/2013

    Air Force beat No. 13 Niagara, 5-2

    Falcons are in second place in AHA with 33 points (16-11-7 overall)

    02/16/2013

    Air Force sweeps Canisius with 3-2 win

    Scott Holm scored two goals and Ben Persian scored one in 3-2 victory

    2013-14 (Junior)

    Played in 29 games and had one goal and four assists for five points ... Second on the team in penalties (15) and minutes (30) ... Scored a goal in the win over Robert Morris, Nov. 16.

    2012-13 (Sophomore)

    Played in 36 of the 37 games and had seven points on two goals and five assists ... Was a +4 on the season ... Career-best two points (1-1-2) vs. Mercyhurst Nov. 30 ... Scored a goal in the 5-2 win over 13th-ranked Niagara.

    2011-12 (Freshman)

    Played in two games and had one shot on goal and one penalty ... Played against Sacred Heart (Nov. 5) and UConn (Nov. 26).

    Before Air Force

    Played in 54 games on defense for the Coulee Region Chill of the NAHL and had four goals and 11 assists for 15 points in 2010-11... One power-play goal and two game-winners ... One goal and four assists and was a +4 in nine playoff games ... In 2009-10, played in 43 games with the North Iowa Outlaws of the NAHL and had two goals and five assists ... Junior coach was Garrett Strot ... Lettered four years in hockey and three in football at Mahtomedi High School ... All-conference in football in 2008 ... Honorable mention in hockey as a junior and all-conference as a senior.

    Personal

    Member of Cadet Squadron 20 ... Parents are Mike and Lori McDonald ... Has two brothers ... Major is management ... On the dean's list three times and the athletic's list once ... This past summer, worked as cadre for Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training and Basic Cadet Training ... Is the athletic officer in his squadron ... Long-term goal is to work as an acquisitions officer and then work for a Fortune 500 company ... Favorite books are anything written by Vince Flynn ... Favorite sport other than hockey is football ... Credits his father as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Cousin, Chris Anderson, played for St. Cloud State from 2004-08 ... Started playing ice hockey at age of four ... Hobbies are playing golf, guitar and Mario Kart ... Favorite NHL team is the Minnesota Wild ... Favorite player is retired defenseman Rob Blake.

    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2011-12 2 0 0 0 1-2 1 0 0 0
    2012-13 36 2 5 7 14-28 42 0 0 0
    2013-14 29 1 4 5 15-30 26 0 0 0
    Totals 38 2 5 7 15-30 43 0 0 0
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