Gunner garners player of the week honor

Published: January 21, 2014, 5:06 pm, by Joe Paisley

AFAlogo2012Air Force junior winger Cole Gunner was named  as the Atlantic Hockey Association player of the week after the Richfield, Minn., native tallied four points on two goals and two assists in the two home games against Sacred Heart.

Gunner scored two goals, including an empty-netter, on Friday in the 6-4 victory. On Saturday, he scored the game-winner and also added an assist in the 4-0 victory. In the series, he won 69 percent of his faceoffs  and was a +3.

The AHA weekly award was the second for Gunner this season and the seventh for a Falcon this season

Air Force (14-6-4, 9-3-3 AHA) travels to Pittsburgh, Pa., for a two-game series against  Robert Morris this Friday-Saturday at 5:05 p.m. MT each night.