Air Force announces incoming hockey class of 2017

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    July 3, 2013

    U.S AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force hockey team is proud to announce the eight members of the Class of 2017, as announced today by head coach Frank Serratore. The class of 2017 includes five forwards, two defensemen and a goaltender. The eight cadets arrived for Basic Cadet Training on Thursday, June 27.

    3, Johnny Hrabovsky, D, 5-11, 184, Humelstown, PA/Tri-City Storm (USHL) Played in 111 career regular-season games for the Tri-City Storm of the USHL ... Played in 56 games on defense with 10 points, all assists, in 2011-12 ... In 2012-13, scored 13 points on four goals and nine assists in 55 games ... Two of his four goals were game-winners.

    14, Tyler Rostenkowski, D, 5-10, 182, Bloomingdale, IL/Amarillo Bulls (NAHL) Played in 206 career regular-season games in the NAHL and an additional 19 playoff games ... Played in 32 games with the Texas Tornado in 2009-10 and had nine points (3-6-9) ... Played in 53 games for the Tornado in 2010-11 and had 14 points (4-10-14) and was a +14 ... Had three points (1-2-3) in four playoff games ... Started the 2011-12 season with the Tornado and played in 42 games with 13 points (3-10-13) ... Finished the season with the Wenatchee Wild and had two assists in seven regular-season games ... Also played in eight playoff games and had three assists ... Started the 2012-13 season with the Wenatchee Wild and had two assists in seven games ... Finished the 2012-13 season with the Amarillo Bulls and had 21 points (4-17-21) in 49 regular-season games ... Had three assists in seven playoff games as his team won the Robertson Cup National Championship.

    15, David Henry, F, 5-7, 175, Foster City, CA/Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) Played in 113 career regular-season games for the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL ... Played in 56 games in 2011-12 and had 20 points on 10 goals and 10 assists ... Also had a power-play goal and a game-winner ... In 2012-13, had 21 points in 57 games on six goals and 15 assists ... Had one power-play goal and a game-winner.

     

     

    21, Ryan Doucet, F, 6-4, 205, San Jose, CA/Jamestown Ironmen (NAHL) Played in 105 career games in the NAHL with three different teams ... Started his career with the Topeka Roadrunners in 2011-12 and scored six points on three goals and three assists in 33 games ... Concluded that season with the Odessa Jackalopes and had nine goals and three assists for 12 points in 17 games ... Started the 2012-13 season in Odessa and had 20 points (6-14-20) in 30 games ... Concluded the 2012-13 season with the Jamestown Ironmen and had 20 points (11-9-20) in 25 games.

    24, AJ Reid, F, 5-10, 190, Lakeville, MN/Austin Bruins (NAHL) Played in 100 career regular-season junior hockey games ... Played 81 games over two seasons for the Austin Bruins of the NAHL and had 94 points while being a +21 ... Played in 26 games in 2011-12 and had 29 points (8-21-29) ... Also had two power-play goals and three game-winners ... Played in 19 games in 2011-12 for the USHL's Fargo Force and had one assist ... In 2012-13, played in 55 games and had 65 points (25-40-65), with nine power-play goals, four game-winners and was a +15 ... Played in eight playoff games each year, having five points in 2013 and four in 2012.

    27, Max Birkinbine, F, 5-10, 172, White Bear Lake, MN/Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL) Played in 119 career regular-season games with three different teams ... Played five games for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL in 2010-11 and had two assists ... In 2011-12, had 37 points (14-23-37) in 59 games with the Ice Dogs ... Had seven points (2-4-7) in 10 playoff games .. Started the 2012-13 season with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL and had 18 points (4-14-18) in 39 games ... Finished the 2012-13 season with the Ice Dogs and had 12 points (3-9-12) in 16 games ... Also had four points (2-2-4) in 10 playoff games.

    28, Ryan Dau, F, 6-1, 175, Hudson, WI/Janesville Jets (NAHL) Played in 104 career games for four different teams in the NAHL ... Played 41 games for the Alaska Avalanche in 2011-12 and had 25 points (5-20-25) ... Finished the season with the New Mexico Mustangs and had four points (1-3-4) in 12 games .. Started the 2012-13 season with the Wichita Falls Wildcats and had four points, all goals, in 17 games ... Finished the season with the Janesville Jets of the NAHL and had 17 points (10-7-17) in 34 games.

    30, Chris Truehl, G, 6-3, 180, Stoughton, WI/Johnstown Tomahawks (NAHL) Played in 24 games for the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in 2011-12 and had a .902 saves percentage ... Played 38 games for the Johnstown Tomahawks of the NAHL in 2012-13 and led the team with 17 wins ... Posted a .923 saves percentage and a 2.33 GAA ... Made 941 saves in 2031 minutes of action.

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