U. S. Air Force Academy's Jennifer Kimura Named April 18 Southwest Division Player of the Week

Jennifer Kimura
Jennifer Kimura

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Freshman Jennifer Kimura of the U.S. Air Force Academy anchored the Falcons in cage to lead her team to an eighth place finish at home during the division championship and claim the April 18 Southwest Division Player of the Week award.

Air Force, which was seeded ninth for the division championship based on the squad's regular season play, fell in the first round to eventual division champion Arizona State University (10-6 L) before upending the University of Denver in overtime (12-10 OT W) thanks to a 19 save performance by Kimura.

Facing the University of Colorado in the seventh place game, the Falcons came back to earth in a 15-10 loss.

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