Mitch Torrel
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    Mitch Torrel

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Monticello, Minn.

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 195

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)

    12/21/2012

    Falcons travel to Mariucci Classic, Dec. 29-30

    AFA is 5-7-3 overall and faces fourth-ranked Minnesota on Dec. 29 in Minneapolis

    12/13/2012

    Falcons off until Dec. 29-30 at Mariucci Classic

    AFA is 5-7-3 overall and 4-4-2 in the AHA

    12/30/2011

    Air Force beats No. 5 Colorado College, 2-1

    Falcons earn first-ever win at Colorado Springs World Arena; First win at CC since 1985

    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

    10/16/2011

    Air Force beats Robert Morris, 4-2

    Carew, DeLaurell, Fabian and Kruse all scored for Air Force

    2011-12 (Junior)
    Played in three games and had two shots on goal.

    2010-11 (Sophomore)
    Played in 13 games and had one assist with 14 shots on goal.

    2009-10 (Freshman)
    Played in nine games and had one assist ... Only point of the season came against Sacred Heart in the 5-5 overtime tie on the road ... Assisted on Tim Kirby's goal in the second period that tied the game at 3-3.

    Before Air Force
    Played 43 games for the Wenatchee Wild of the NAHL ... 15 goals and five assists for 20 points ... Six game-winners, four power-play goals and one shortie ... Ranked sixth on the team in goals ... Earned West Division Player of the Week honors ... Earned the NAHL Community Service Award in 2009-10 ... In 2008-09, scored 35 points in 59 NAHL games ... Played 23 games for the Wild and had 15 points (8-7-15) ... Also played 36 games for the Albert Lea Thunder and had 11 goals and nine assists ... Graduated from Monticello High School ... Lettered four years in hockey.

    Personal
    Member of Cadet Squadron 31 ... Parents are Stephen and Kendel Torrel ... Has one brother ... Father and uncle played hockey for Minnesota-Duluth ... Father was drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the seventh round of the 1986 draft ... Uncle, Doug, was a fourth-round draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks in 1987 ... Doug played five years of professional hockey in the AHL, WCHL and IHL and spent two seasons playing in Germany ... Godfather, Shjon Podein, played 11 years in the NHL and won a Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001 ... Major is management ... Minor is French ... This past summer, served as a cadre during Expeditionary and Survival Evasion Training Favorite, teaching survival skills ... Is the safety officer in his squadron ... Has been on the athletics list every semester ... Credits his dad as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Hobbies are anything outdoors ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite NHL player is Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck.

    TORREL'S CAREER STATS
    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2010-11 9 0 1 1 4-8 17 0 0 0
    2011-12 13 0 1 1 2-4 13 0 0 0
    2012-13 3 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 0
    Totals 25 0 2 2 6-12 32 0 0 0
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