Air Force sophomore center Jacques Lamoureux and senior defenseman Greg Flynn were named to the InsideCollegeHockey.com (INCH) All-American team. Lamoureux was a first-team selection while Flynn was on the third-team.
Lamoureux, from Grand Forks, N.D., leads the nation with 33 goals, 15 power-play goals and nine game-winning goals. He is second in the nation with 1.29 points per game (33-20-53) and 53 points. In 28 league games, he led the Atlantic Hockey Association with 38 points, 23 goals, 12 power play goals and five game winners. He finished the season strong as he tied his season high with four points (2-2-4) in Air Force’s 8-1 win over Sacred Heart in the AHA Quarterfinals to send the Falcons to the AHA Final Four. He scored the first goal, and eventual game-winner, in the 2-0 win over Mercyhurst in the AHA championship game, March 21. Six days later, he scored AFA’s second goal in the 2-0 win over third-ranked Michigan in the NCAA East Regional. The 2009 AHA Player of the Year and first-team all-league selection, Lamoureux was also named to the NCAA East Regional all-tournament team.
Flynn, from Lino Lakes, Minn., was the top scoring defenseman in the nation with 1.02 points per game (7-35-42 in 41 games). He was the only defenseman in the nation to average more than a point per game. He led the AHA and ranked fifth in the nation in assists by all players (0.85 per game). His +19 in league games was the best by an AHA defenseman. He was a +22 in all games. In the third and deciding game of the AHA Quarterfinals vs. Sacred Heart, he tied his career highs with two goals and four points. Then, in the NCAA East Regional, he assisted on both goals in the 2-0 win over Michigan and earned all-tournament team honors. He had at least one point in 10 of his last 13 games. A first-team all-AHA selection, he was named the league’s best defenseman and was also named to the AHA all-tournament team. Flynn will compete in the NCAA Frozen Four Skills Challenge, April 10, in the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.