Nov. 12, 2008
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Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos
Friday, Nov. 14, 2008
7 p.m. at Albuquerque, NM
Air Force Falcons vs. UNLV Rebels
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008
1 p.m. at Las Vegas, NV
Air Force; 4-12-0, 2-6-0 MPSF
New Mexico; 9-6-2, 5-3-0 MPSF
UNLV; 8-7-1, 3-5 MPSF
Air Force; @ Denver, L 1-0
New Mexico; @ Sac. State, W 2-1(ot); @ SJSU, L 1-0
UNLV; @ SJSU, L 2-1(ot); @ Sac. State, L 1-0
Doug Hill (USAFA, 1983)
Air Force; 9-30-1, Second Season
Jeremy Fishbein (UC Santa Barbara, 1989)
New Mexico; 96-31-18, Seventh Season
Overall; 192-91-25, 16th Season
Mario Sanchez (Fresno State, 1999)
UNLV; 16-32-5, Third Season
Falcons Play Final Two for `08
The Air Force Falcons (4-12, 2-6 MPSF) conclude their 2008 season this weekend with a pair of road games. The Falcons will travel to Albuquerque, N.M., to face New Mexico on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., then battle UNLV in Las Vegas on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m., in the season finale.
New Mexico enters Friday's game with a 9-6-2 overall record and a 5-3 mark in MPSF play. UNLV enters its game on Friday against league champion Denver with an 8-7-1 overall record and a 3-5 league mark.
AFA Drops 1-0 Decision to Denver
Air Force was shut out for the fourth straight game last Saturday, falling to MPSF champion Denver, 1-0. Junior goalie Jim Gullo made six saves for Air Force, which attempted just 10 total shots and only four on goal.
Goals Hard to Come By
The Falcons have been shut out for four consecutive games for the second time this season. Air Force has not reached the back of the net since junior Kevin Rosser scored with just under 20 minutes remaining against Sacramento State on Oct. 17. The scoreless streak is currently at 379 minutes of game time.
Gullo Still in National Stats
Junior goalie Jim Gullo is ranked 29th in the country in saves per game at 5.0. He made six saves against Denver last Saturday. Gullo currently leads the MPSF with 80 saves.
Freshmen Getting Good Time
Air Force head coach Doug Hill has seen a youth movement this season. Hill has played nine freshmen at different times this season. Of the eight players that have points this year, three are freshmen.