Boje and Himley named to preseason all-league team
A school-record 15 Falcons honored for their work in the classroom
Junior Dylan Abood earned three of the top eight awards
Phil Boje (1st), Jordan Himley (2nd) and Shane Starrett (3rd) earn all-AHC honors
The junior earned his second player of the week honor this season
First-team all-Atlantic Hockey … Named to Atlantic Hockey all-academic team … Named to East Regional all-tournament team at NCAA Tournament … One of five Falcons to play in all 42 games … Second on the team with 30 points … Led the team with 21 assists … Second on the team with four power-play goals … Led the team and ranked 13th in the nation with 83 blocked shots … 30 points tied as the most by any defenseman in Atlantic Hockey … +16 was the second best on the team and best among the defensemen … …Two points (1-1-2) in the tie (shootout win) over Ohio State as Air Force won the Ice Breaker Championship … Two points (1-1-2) against national champion Denver … Two points, both assists, in win over Army, Jan. 27 … Seven-game scoring streak … Career-best three points (1-2-3) in win over Bentley in AHC Quarterfinals … Scored a goal in the win over Western Michigan in the NCAA East Regional … Had two points (1-1-2) in the regional.
Played in 36 games last season ... Tied as the team’s top scoring defenseman with 15 points on four goals and 11 assists ... Had two power-play goals and one game-winner ... two points in a game three times.
Played in 28 games, missing 13 games due to injury ... Nine points on seven goals and two assists ... Seven goals were the most on the team by a defenseman and the seventh most among all players ... Four power-play goals ranked fourth on the team ... Career-best two points (1-1-2) in the win over Niagara, Jan. 9 ... After returning from injury, had a goal in each game against AIC to help lead the Falcons to a playoff sweep of the Yellow Jackets.
Before Air Force
Played 96 games over two seasons with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL .. In 2012-13, played in 42 games and had four points … In 2013-14, had 12 points (9-3-12) in 56 games.
Member of Cadet Squadron 32 ... Parents are Ken and Kay Boje ... Major is management... This past summer, worked Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training, teaching basic cadets how to evade captors ... Completed the powered flight program … Is the athletic’s officer in his squadron … On the commandant’s list once and the dean’s list three times ... Would like to go to pilot training after graduation … Long-term goal is to become a fighter pilot and then own his own fly fishing business … Enjoys woodworking … Greatest moment in sports was playing in the Elite Eight last season … Has worn the No. 4 since high school ... One word to describe himself is chill ... Credits his parents, siblings and cousins as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Favorite sport other than hockey is golf … Hobbies are fishing, swimming, boating and woodworking ... Started playing hockey at the age of five ... Grandfather served in the Navy … Favorite NHL team is the Minnesota Wild ... Favorite player is King’s defenseman Drew Doughty.