Brian Reese
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    Brian Reese

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Brainerd, Minn.

    High School:
    Brainerd

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Position:
    F

    Birthdate:
    07/14/1983

    Last Team:
    Billings Bulls (AWHL)

    10/02/2014

    Falcons open the season with exhibition game vs. McGill, Oct. 6

    Air Force opens the regular season, Oct. 10-11,

    2005-06 (Junior)
    Played 28 of the 32 games as the left winger on the third or fourth line ... Six-game goal and point-scoring streaks, the longest by any Falcon in 2005-06 and the longest of his career ... In the six games, had eight goals and 12 points ... 10 goals on the season tied for second on the team ... 18 points were fifth ... Led the team with six power-play goals ... Tied for the team lead with eight goals in CHA games ... Opened the season with two assists against Union ... Assisted on the game-winner vs. Bemidji State, Oct. 28 ... First goal of the season came against Wayne State on the power play, Dec. 2 ... Career-best three goals in the Niagara series ... Career-best two goals in the second game ... Matched his career-best with two goals against RIT, Feb. 13 ... Netted the game-winner in overtime, the first of his career ... Six points in the UAH series, Feb. 18-19 ... Scored a goal in the first game against UAH to seal the 3-1 win with 3:47 remaining ... Career-best five points in the second game (1-4-5) ... Had a hand in all five goals in the game ... Assisted on Josh Schaffer's game-winner ... Named the CHA Offensive Player of the Week, Feb. 20, as he had eight points (4-4-8) in three games ... The honor was the first of his career.
    2004-05 (Sophomore)
    Played in 24 games and had one goal and four assists ... Assisted on Will Zimmerman's game-winner in the third period vs. Wayne State, Dec. 3 ... One assist vs. AIC, UAH and BSU ... First career goal was AFA's first goal in the 3-3 overtime tie with Wayne State, Feb. 27. 2003-04 (Freshman)
    Played in 16 games and had three assists ... Missed six of the first seven games with a groin strain suffered in preseason practice ... In just his second career game, he recorded an assist against Alabama-Huntsville, Nov. 1 ... Suffered a fractured finger in that game while blocking a slap shot and missed the next 13 games ... One assist against Bemidji State, Feb. 27 ... One assist in the win at Wayne State, March 6 ... Had an assist in two of the last five games.
    Before Air Force
    Played junior hockey for Mike Aiken's Billings Bulls of the America West Hockey League ... Team won the 2002-03 regular season championship and placed third at the Junior "A" Championships in 2002-03 ... Lettered three years in hockey and two in football at Brainerd High School ... All-conference three years in hockey ... Honorable mention as a junior in football.
    Personal
    Member of Cadet Squadron 30, the Knights ... Parents are Tom and Laurel Reese ... Major is management ... Took a philosophy course over the summer ... Also worked Combat Arms Training teaching freshmen how to handle the M-16 ... Has been on the dean's list twice ... Is the chief of inspections in his squadron ... Will be a contracting officer in the Air Force after graduation ... Future goal is to own his own business ... Hobbies are playing the guitar, playing golf, fishing and watching movies ... Also plays the piano ... Favorite musical groups are Jack Johnson, Keith Urban, Snow Patrol and Augustana ... Favorite movie is Braveheart ... Person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln ... Greatest moment in sports was competing in the 2003 Junior "A" national championships and taking third ... Credits his parents and his older brother with having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Is an aspiring singer/songwriter ... Favorite book is Angels and Demons ... The thing he likes most about the AFA coaching staff is "they tell you straight up where you stand and what you need to do to help the team" ... Favorite NHL team is the Nashville Predators ... Favorite player is Calgary forward Jarome Iginla.

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