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Six forwards highlight Air Force incoming freshman class

 

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Air Force announced its nine-member incoming freshman class on Friday.

The class of 2020 includes six forwards and three defensemen:

Matthew Burchill, D, 5-10, 170, Marshfield, Mass. / South Shore Kings (USPHL)
Played 138 games of junior hockey…in 2013-14, played 47 games for the Bay State Breakers of the USPHL and had 19 assists…in 2014-15, played 50 games with the Breakers and had 22 points on five goals and 17 assists…was a two-time USPHL all-star … in 2015-16, played 28 games with the Wenatchee Wild of the NAHL and had seven points (1-6-7)…also played 13 games with the South Shore Kings of the USPHL and had four points (2-2-4).

Doug Gutierrez, F, 5-11, 175, San Jose, Calif. / Southern Oregon Spartans (WSHL)
Played 94 games of junior hockey…in 2013-14, played nine games for the Fresno Monsters of the WSHL and had four assists… also played 19 games for the Southern Oregon Spartans and had three points (2-1-3)…in 2014-15, was an assistant captain for the Spartans and had 60 points on 22 goals and 38 assists…that same season, had 12 points (6-6-12) in five playoff games …assistant captain in 2015-16 for the Spartans and had 28 points (5-23-28) in 20 games.

Erich Jaeger, F, 6-2, 185, Couer d’ Alene, Idaho / Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL)
Played 99 games of junior hockey with the Wichita Falls Wildcats … in 2014-15, played in 47 games and had 25 points (8-17-25)…in 2015-16, played in 52 games and had 24 points (10-14-24).

Pierce Pluemer, F, 6-4, 195, Phillips, Wis., / Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)
Played in 60 games of junior hockey … in 2014-15, played in five games with the Brookings Blizzard (NAHL) … in 2015-16, played in 20 games with the Sioux City Muskateers of the USHL and had six points (1-5-6) … played 35 games with the Odessa Jackalopes of the NAHL and had 16 points (9-7-16).

Matt Pulver, F, 6-1, 175, Chippewa Falls, Wis. / Aberdeen Wings (NAHL)
Played 41 games of junior hockey … in 2014-15, played in eight games with the Abeerdeen Wings of the NAHL and had one assist … in 2015-16, had 26 points (10-16-26) in 33 games with the Wings.

Vince Renda, D, 6-1, 205, Montreal, Quebec / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
Played 60 games with the Brockville Braves of the CCHL and had 42 points (3-39-42) … played in eight playoff games and had five points (2-3-5) … named to the CCHL all-star third-team.

Trevor Stone, F, 5-9, 185, Pleasant Plains, Ill. / Springfield Jr. Blues (NAHL)
Played 203 regular-season games of junior hockey … in 2012-13, played 51 games with the Springfield Jr. Blues and had 17 points (6-11-17) … played one game with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL and scored a goal … in 2013-14, played 52 games with the Blues and had 26 points (10-16-26)…also played five games with the Jersey Hitmen (USPHL) and had one goal and one assist … in 2014-15, played 36 games with the Blues had 13 points (2-11-13)…in 2015-16, played 58 games with the Blues and had 43 points (15-27-43).

Brady Tomlak, F, 6-2, 200, Oakland, Mich. / Springfield Jr. Blues (NAHL)
Played 118 games of junior hockey…played 58 games with the Springfield Jr. Blues in 2014-15 and had 24 points (13-11-24) … in 2015-16, played in 60 games and had 47 points (17-30-47).

Joe Tyran, D, 6-0, 185, Wadsworth, Ill. / Bismarck Bobcats (NAHL)
Played 95 games of junior hockey … played one game with the Coulee Region Chill (NAHL) in 2013-14 … played 41 games with the Bismarck Bobcats in 2014-15 and had 16 points (1-15-16) and was a +7… in 2-15-16, played in 53 games with the Bobcats and had 16 points (3-13-16) and was a +9.

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