Air Force Falcons Hockey Team became the first team in Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) history to win back-to-back conference championships. Air Force Falcons defeated RIT, 5-0, in the semifinals to record the first shutout and largest margin of victory ever in an AHA semifinal game. Air Force Falcons then defeated Mercyhurst, 5-4 in double overtime, in the second longest tournament game in league history.
Air Force Falcon's current nine-game unbeaten streak is tied as the longest in the nation. Air Force Falcons are 8-0-1 in the last nine and have outscored its opponents by a combined score of 43-12. Air Force Falcons has won four of the games by shut out (7-0 at Mercyhurst, 3-0 at Canisius, 5-0 vs. AIC and 5-0 vs. RIT). The streak is the longest in school history vs. Division I teams and the longest since the school-record 11-game unbeaten streak in 1974-75.
Air Force Falcons are unbeaten in the AHA Tournament with a 7-0 all-time record. Air Force Falcons are in their second season in the AHA and won the AHA title in their first year (2006-07). Air Force Falcons were 3-0 last season with wins over Holy Cross in the quarterfinals, Sacred Heart in overtime in the semifinals and Army in the championship game last season.
Air Force is one of the most balanced scoring teams in the league. Air Force Falcons are one of only three teams in the league with two players who have 15 or more goals this season. Brent Olson has a career-best 18 goals while Jeff Hajner has a career-best 15 this season.
Air Force Falcon's average home attendance this season of 1,622 is the second-best in the last 11 years when official attendance, as opposed to estimated attendance, has been kept. Air Force Falcons had four crowds over 2,000 this season, including the last three home games vs. RIT and Denver, in the 2,502-seat arena. The school record official attendance of 1,680 as set in 2004-05.
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