Morning Briefing AIR FORCE BEATS ROBERT MORRIS 2-1, ADVANCES TO NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
rochester, n.y.» Shane Starrett made 24 saves and Jordan Himley scored the game-winner as 17thranked Air Force defeated Robert Morris, 2-1, in the championship game of the 2017 Atlantic Hockey Conference championship game on Saturday at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y.
Air Force advances to its sixth NCAA Tournament in school history and the first since 2012.
Air Force is 1-5 in the NCAA Tournament with its sole win coming against Michigan in 2009.
Air Force improved to 12-2 all-time in the Blue Cross Arena and 6-0 in championship games. Tyler Ledford also scored for the Falcons.