May 17, 2013
U.S AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Two Air Force Academy athletes were named to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District at-large team. Senior Matthew Kluckman (rifle) and junior Adam McKenzie (ice hockey) were both named to the team and both will be on the ballot for Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American honors which will be announced later this month.
Kluckman, from San Antonio, Texas, carries a 3.97 grade point average as an electrical engineering major. During the 2012-13 season, he shot a personal best 584 in air rifle (Oct. 13) at the Ohio State match against West Virginia and Akron. He shot a personal best 576 in smallbore (Oct. 27) against UTEP and Nevada. Kluckman concluded his Academy athletic career at the NCAA Championships and posting a final score of 573 to finish in 44th place.
McKenzie, from Petaluma, Calif., has a 3.84 GPA as an aeronautical engineering major. A first-team all-conference defenseman and Atlantic Hockey Association Defenseman of the Year, McKenzie was the team's top scoring defenseman with 20 points (8-12-20). He ranked sixth in the AHA in points by a defenseman in all games. McKenzie was named the AHA Player of the Week, first weekly league honor of his career, with five points (1-4-5) to help lead Air Force to a sweep of 13th-ranked Niagara in March.