18 Joey Ammon
Joey Ammon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Banff Community

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 181

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

Club:
Bridgewater Bandits, EJHL



One of six members of the senior class ... one of two players on the team from Virginia ... hard worker ... one of fastest skaters on the team ... adds a physical presence ... quality penalty killer ... has played in a lot of big games ... appeared in at least 33 games each of three seasons ... has competed in 103 career contests ... 15 career goals ... sports three game-winning goals over career ... 25 career assists ... three-time letterwinner.

2009-10: Appeared in 35 games ... collected two goals and two assists ... one short-handed tally ... registered an assist in 5-1 win at Bentley ... scored first goal of season during 4-1 win at Canisius ... netted short-handed goal during 3-3 overtime tie at Sacred Heart ... was +1 and assisted on a goal during 3-3 tie against service academy rival Air Force at Tate Rink.

2008-09: Appeared in 35 games ... five goals, seven assists ... one short-handed score ... two game-winning goals ... first goal of the season was the game-winner against Sacred Heart ... posted an assist the next night in a 3-3 tie ... scored goal in 5-3 win against RIT ... collected goal and assist in a loss to nationally ranked Dartmouth ... assist against Massachusetts the next day for a three-point tournament ... scored once and handed out two assists in 4-1 win against Canisius ... goal was the game-winner and came short-handed ... even-strength goal against Holy Cross ... collected two assist in late-season weekend sweep of Sacred Heart.

2007-08: Appeared in 33 games in his rookie campaign ... scored eight goals ... handed out one assist ... competed in 26 conference matchups with seven goals ... netted his first power play goal at Sacred Heart as Army clinched a tie for the regular season championship ... scored his first collegiate point with a goal at American International ... had a stretch of three straight games with a goal late in the season ... first career assist came in the AHA Tournament semifinal loss to Mercyhurst ... finished the season with a +8 plus/minus rating.

Background: Spent part of his summer completing military training in Honduras ... son of Craig and Colleen Ammon ... father, Craig, is a 1984 graduate of the Academy ... father is a colonel ... three siblings, Andrew (20), Josh (13) and Lizzy (9) ... Andrew is a freshman hockey player at Princeton ... favorite athlete is Steve Yzerman ... last played for the Bridgewater Bandits and coach Mike Donahey ... born at Fort Sill, Okla. ... now resides in Aldie, Va. ... majoring in Environmental Geography.

Getting To Know #18

Best part about Army hockey? My teammates
I wear # 18 Because? I wore it in Juniors and it was available when I came here.
Best dressed teammate? I can't choose from all of the horrible combinations I've seen.
Best part of roadtrips? Singing a song and eating ice cream
Favorite roadtrip? Mercyhurst because it's the longest road trip.
Favorite class? Human Geography
Pregame rituals? None; I like to change it up.
My first pair of skates were? CCM 252
I started playing hockey at age? 5
Two words to describe Coach Riley? Intense and competitive
People would be surprised to know ... about me? I graduated high school in Canada
Sporting event I would like to attend? Michigan vs. Ohio State football game

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