Golden Griffs scored game-winner with nine seconds remaining in the game
Adam McKenzie had four points; Ben Persian had two goals
Falcons are in second place in AHA with 33 points (16-11-7 overall)
Air Force extends unbeaten streak to five game with come-from-behind road win
Air Force is in second place while RIT is tied for fourth
Played in all 39 games and had three goals and eight assists for 11 points ... Season high two points (1-1-2) vs. AIC, Dec. 2 ... Tied season high of two points (1-1-2) in the 8-0 win over Mercyhurst, Feb. 17 ... Had an assist on the third goal in AFA's 4-0 win over RIT in the AHA championship game.
Played in all 38 games and had seven goals and 10 assists for 17 points ... Seven goals were second among the freshmen and tied for eighth on the team ... 17 points were third among the freshmen and 10th on the team ... In all games, tied for 10th in the league in goals by a freshman and 20th in points ... Three power-play goals and one game-winner ... First career goal came against AIC, Oct. 23 ... Posted career bests of three assists and four points in that game ... Named the AHA Rookie of the Week on Nov. 15 when he recorded five points in two games against Colorado College and third-ranked Yale ... Two assists in the 4-3 win over Yale ... From Oct. 23 through Nov. 14, had three goals and six assists for nine points in five games ... Scored the game-winner in the 7-5 win over Sacred Heart in the first game of the AHA Quarterfinals.
Before Air Force
Played 58 regular-season games for the Topeka RoadRunners of the NAHL ... Played for coach Scott Langer ... Ranked third in the league with 11 power-play goals and was 11th with a +20 plus-minus ... Ranked in the top 40 in the league with 20 goals and 47 points ... Fifth on the team in points and goals ... Earned South Division Player of the Week honors twice ... Graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School ... Lettered three years in hockey ... Team won the state championship ... First-team all-state selection ... All-league and all-district in baseball.
Member of Cadet Squadron 40 ... Parents are Christopher and Deborah Thomas ... Has one brother ... Major is management ... Minor is Spanish ... This past summer, travelled to Nellis AFB, Nev., on Operation Air Force ... Also worked the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training ... On the dean's list as a freshman ... Would like to earn his MBA and work in the acquisitions career field after graduation ... Listens to the Red Hot Chili Peppers before games ... Person in history he would most like to meet is Jimi Hendrix ... Has been to 49 of the 50 states ... One word to describe himself is "relaxed" ... Credits his parents and grandparents as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Started playing hockey at the age of four ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite NHL player is Red Wings' forward Pavel Datsyuk.