Letterwinner ... talented forward in Army's complex system ... good hands ... excellent skater ... good instincts for the game ... will have to work his way into lineup in his sophomore campaign ... gained valuable game experience with seven appearances as a plebe ... coaching staff hoping he can contribute on a more consistent basis ... gritty hockey player ... could lend skills to the special teams unit ... will be utilized as both a winger and center, depending on the team's needs ... promising prospect ... fundamentally sound hockey player ... continues to improve.
2004-05: Appeared in seven games ... posted one assist ... registered first career point with an assist against Ryerson on Oct. 9 ... assisted on game-winning goal in that contest ... made first appearance in 10 games at Quinnipiac in January ... made four appearances against league competition ... recorded five shots on goal in second game of the season against Ryerson ... posted four shots on goal against Holy Cross in November ... also dressed for RMC game ... finished even in plus-minus in five of his seven appearances.
Prior to West Point: Played for the New England Jr. Coyotes and head coach Lincoln Flagg ... appeared in 38 games and finished sixth on the team in scoring with 17 points (7G, 10A) in 2003-04 ... netted two power play tallies and a short-handed marker as well ... also attended Tabor Academy ... won the Thomas H. Bishop scholarship award while at Tabor ... graduated from Amherst Regional H.S. in 2003 ... first team all-New England in lacrosse in 2002 while at Amherst.
Personal: Lyle Marc Gal ... born March 5, 1984, in Lansing, Mich. ... son of Francine and Graham Gal ... has two brothers, Justin (24) and David (17) ... uncle Richard White is a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army ... major is undeclared.
Career Overall Statistics
Year GM G A Pts PPG SHG GWG
2004-05 7 0 1 1 0 0 0
Total 7 0 1 1 0 0 0
Career Conference Statistics
League GM G A Pts PPG SHG GWG
AHA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0