Air Force hosted Holy Cross at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs on Friday, March 1st for the first of game two in the Atlantic Hockey Conference.

Goaltender Tommy Nixon (1) defends the goal during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Defenseman Matt Slick (27) moves the puck past Evan Feno (18) during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Defenseman Matt Koch (7) passes to a teammate during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Keegan Mantaro (10) collides with forward Anthony Vincent (34) during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Trevor Stone (9) shoots the puck past defenseman Matt Slick (27) and goaltender Tommy Nixon (1) to score during the second period of the Air Force versus Holy Cross game on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fells to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Trevor Stone (9) shoots the puck past defenseman Matt Slick (27) and goaltender Tommy Nixon (1) to score during the second period of the Air Force versus Holy Cross game on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fells to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Pierce Pluemer (22) shoots on goal during the second period of the Air Force versus Holy Cross game on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fells to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Anthony Vincent (34) moves the puck away from goaltender Tommy Nixon (1) as Air Force plays against Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Goaltender Tommy Nixon (1) keeps his eye on the puck during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Crusader’s Will Brophy (8) and Charlie Barrow (15) break through the Falcon’s defense in the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Evan Feno (18) passes to a teammate during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Defenseman Spencer Trapp (5) and forward Evan Giesler (15) battle for the puck as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Pierce Pluemer (22) takes a shot on goal during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Forward Evan Giesler (15) moves the puck toward the Crusader’s goal during the first period Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Forward Evan Feno (18) races towards the other side of the ice during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Pete Kessel (26) evades forward Kieran Durgan (88) during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Walker Sommer (42) misses a shot on the Crusader’s goal during the first period as Air Force plays Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime. (photo by Liz Copan)
Defenseman Carter Ekberg (25) moves the puck away from Air Force’s net during the first period against Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime.(photo by Liz Copan)
Crusaders’ Peter Crinella’s shot is blocked by goaltender Billy Christopoulos (44) during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. (photo by Liz Copan)
Forward Brady Tomlak (28) plays during the first period as Air Force hosts Holy Cross on Friday, March 1 at Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs. The Falcons fell to the Crusaders 2-1 in overtime and play again on Saturday at 5:05pm. (photo by Liz Copan)

After a scoreless first, Air Force’s Trevor Stone scored the Falcon’s only goal in the second period. The lead was short-lived as Holy Cross’ Michael Laffin tied the game at 16:16 in the second, forcing the Falcons into overtime.

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