Air Force faces a pair of Hockey East opponents in 10th-ranked Vermont and UMass
AFA won fifth AHA title in the last six years; fell to eventual national champion Boston College in NCAA Tournament
Awards presented at Air Force Hockey Banquet, presented by the Falcon Blue Line Club
Falcons won its fifth AHA championship in the last six years by defeating Mercyhurst and RIT, March 16-17
Played in all 38 games and had 13 goals and 25 points ... Second on the team with career-best 13 goals ... Sixth on the team with 25 points, the most in any season in his career ... Career best two goals, including the game-winner vs. AIC, Oct. 23 ... Scored a goal in three straight games from Nov. 7-14, the longest career streak ... Career-best three points (2-1-3) in the 7-4 win at Niagara on Nov. 20 ... Career-best three assists, and tied his career high in points vs. Holy Cross, Dec. 4 ... Scored a goal in three straight games from Jan. 14-21, to tie career best ... Just the third player in school history to earn three of the seven major awards (the Heyliger, the Cronk and the Bowman) in the same season.
Played in all 37 games and matched his career highs with six goals and six assists for 12 points ... Tied for fourth on the team in goals and 11th in points ... Tied for the team lead with two short-handed goals ... Season-best two points (1-1-2) in the 5-3 win over AIC, Dec. 5 ... Tied season-high with two points (1-1-2) in the 3-0 win over Bentley, Jan. 16 ... Tied his season high for the third time with two points (1-1-2) in the 6-3 win over Sacred Heart, Feb. 26.
Played in all 41 games and had six goals and six assists for 12 points ... Nine points (4-5-9) in 28 conference games ... One of only two freshmen to play in all 41 games (Kirby was the other) ... Scored a goal in his very first collegiate game (Sacred Heart) ... Scored goals in back-to-back games vs. Bentley on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 ... Also scored against third-ranked Colorado College, the first goal of the game ... Scored the first goal of the game against 10th-ranked Vermont in the NCAA East Regional final.
Before Air Force
Played in 60 games for coach P.K. O'Handley and the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL ... Team captain ... Had 27 points (10-17-27) in 60 games in 2007-08 ... Earned the team's hardest worker award twice ... Helped lead team to the USHL Clark Cup playoff national finals twice ... Played in 43 games in 2006-07 and had 15 points (5-10-15) ... Graduated from Fargo (N.D.) South High School ... Lettered three years in hockey, four in golf and one in cross country ... All-Conference and all-state three years in hockey ... Mr. Hockey North Dakota as a senior ... Team captain ... Team MVP as a junior and senior ... Member of National Honor Society.
Member of Cadet Squadron 7 ... Parents are Ray and Diane Weisgarber ... Has one sibling, Kelly ... Major is management ... Minor is French ... Plans to work in the acquisitions career field after graduation ... Long-term goal is to get his MBA and become a CEO of a major corporation ... This past summer, was selected to participate in the Cadet Summer Research Program at Hanscom AFB, Mass. ... Also worked the assault course during Basic Cadet Training ... Has been on the superintendent's list every semester for excellence in academics, athletics and military studies ... Favorite book is Good to Great ... Listens to O.A.R. before games ... Favorite movie is Happy Gilmore ... Person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus ... Greatest moment in sports was beating Michigan his freshman year ... Advice to young people is "hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard" ... Favorite sport other than hockey is golf ... Hobbies are playing golf, water skiing and wake boarding ... Favorite NHL team is the Minnesota Wild ... Favorite player is New Jersey Devil forward Zach Parise.