Air Force netminder Starrett tabbed Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week
Air Force sophomore Shane Starrett was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Conference Goalie of the Week as he helped lead the Falcons to a sweep over Niagara Dec. 9-10.
Starrett, from Bellingham, Mass., stopped 38 of the 39 shots he faced in the series for an .050 goals-against average and a .974 save percentage.
In the first game, Starrett made 19 saves, including the last 15 he faced, in a 2-1 Falcon win. On Saturday, Starrett earned his fifth career shutout as he stopped all 19 shots he faced in the 4-0 win.
On the season, he ranks fourth in the conference in save percentage (.916) and goals-against average (2.51).
The player of the week honor is the seventh of his career.
Air Force (9-6-3 and 6-3-1 AHC) is idle until a two-game league series at Sacred Heart Dec. 30-31 in Bridgeport, Conn.