U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Air Force junior defenseman Matt Koch was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Conference Defensive Player of the Week in helping lead Air Force to a win and a tie at Alaska, Oct. 6-7.
Koch, from Hastings, Minn., tied his career high with two points in the 3-2 win over the Nanooks on Friday. He scored the first goal of the game and then assisted on the second. The junior blocked four shots in the series.
Air Force (1-0-1) is ranked 19th in the nation and hosts Arizona State, Oct. 13-14, at 7:05 pm each night at the Cadet Ice Arena. Tickets are available for both nights at www.GoAirForceFalcons.com