U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY – Air Force freshman Alex Mehnert was named the Atlantic Hockey Conference Rookie of the Week for games played Nov. 17-18.
Mehnert, a freshman from Moorhead, Minn., scored his first career points in the RIT series, Nov. 17-18. He had a career-best three assists in the series. His three assists in the two games are tied as the most by any conference player this past weekend, and are the most by any freshman or any defenseman. In the first game, he had two assists, both primary assists, in the 4-3 win, including an assist on the game-winner. He added an assist in Saturday’s game.
Air Force (6-6-2 overall and 2-5-1 AHC) travels to Sacred Heart for a two-game conference series, Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 25-26, in Bridgeport, Conn.