Tony Thomas
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    Tony Thomas

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    South Lyon, Mich.

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Topeka Roadrunners (NAHL)

    2012-13 (Junior)
    Played in all 37 games and was fourth on the team with 28 points ... Third on the team with 10 goals ... Second on the team with 18 assists ... Three power-play goals, one game-winner and one short-handed goal ... +10 was the fourth best among the forwards ... 20 points in 27 conference games were third on the team ... Won 54.3 percent of his face-offs, the second best mark among players who took more than 100 draws ... Scored at least one point in eight of the first nine games, including a goal in each of the first two games ... Scored a point in 11 of the last 17 games (4-11-15) ... Season high three points (1-2-3) in the 7-4 win over Bentley, Dec. 7 ... Three assists in the Army series, including two in the 4-1 win ... Scored a short-handed, extra attacker goal vs. Canisius in the AHA Quarterfinals, March 15, to tie the game at 3-3 with 1:08 remaining.

    2011-12 (Sophomore)
    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 ... Assisted on the third goal in AFA's 4-0 win over RIT in the AHA championship game.

    2010-11 (Freshman)
    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 ... 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.

    Personal
    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 Panama as part of the Cadet Language Immersion Program ... Also, worked the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training ... On the dean's list twice ... Would like to earn his MBA and work in the acquisitions career field after graduation ... Has been to 49 of the 50 states ... 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.

    THOMAS' CAREER STATS
    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2010-11 38 7 10 17 8-16 57 3 0 1
    2011-12 39 3 8 11 10-20 60 0 0 0
    2012-13 37 10 18 28 15-41 110 3 1 1
    Totals 114 20 36 56 33-77 227 6 1 2
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