Christopoulos garners first Atlantic Hockey weekly goalie award

AFA_v_Lethbridge_Billy-Save-042s_pkAir Force junior Billy Christopoulos was named the Atlantic Hockey Conference goalie of the week after stopping 55 of 56 shots in a road sweep of league rival The Rochester Institute of Technology this past weekend.

He was also selected as one of NCAA Hockey’s Three Stars of the Week.

In his last four games, Christopoulos stopped 101 of the 104 shots for a .971 saves percentage. His 11 wins lead all Atlantic Hockey goalies.

The weekly award is the first of his career and the fifth by a Falcon this season. Christopoulos was also named the AHC Goalie of the Month for October.

Air Force (11-10-3, 6-8-2 AHC) hosts Sacred Heart Friday-Saturday at Cadet Ice Arena.

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