Posted: Dec 2, 2009 5:49 AM
Updated: Dec 2, 2009 5:49 AM
USAFA, Colo. - Air Force senior goaltender Andrew Volkening was named the Atlantic Hockey Association Goalie of the Month for November as he helped lead Air Force to a current seven-game unbeaten streak.
Volkening, from Genoa, Ill., posted a 4-0-3 record, a 1.24 goals-against average and a .953 saves percentage in seven games in November. In November, Volkening allowed just nine goals in seven games. Five of the games were on the road and all seven were league contests. His 100th career game was a 3-0 win over Bentley, Nov. 7. In his next start, he blanked Holy Cross, 1-0. His shutout streak of 182 consecutive scoreless minutes was the second-longest of his career.
Air Force hosts American International College, Friday-Saturday, Dec. 4-5, in a two-game Atlantic Hockey series.