Jan 7, 2014 7:21 PM by Jordan Mason
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Fore Freshman goaltender Chris Truehl was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Association Rookie of the Week as he helped lead the Falcons to a 2-0 win over American International College, Jan. 4.
In his first career start, Truehl made career-high 18 saves as Air Force shutout AIC, 2-0 at the Olympia Ice Center in Springfield, Mass. Prior to the game, he had played in just two career games for a combined 30 minutes in relief. Filling in for the injured Jason Torf, Truehl made seven saves in the third period as the Falcons clung to a 1-0 lead.
Air Force continues its eight-game road swing with a two-game league series against Army, Jan 10-11, at Tate Rink in West Point, N.Y.