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‘Colorado Universities’ Archives

Error Proves Costly For Falcons In 5-3 Loss At Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - A botched pickoff throw helped lead to Air Force baseball’s 5-3 loss at Utah in its Mountain West Conference opener Friday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Falcons dropped to 10-12, 0-1 on the season while the Utes improved to 9-9, 3-1. Falcon starting pitcher Evan Abrecht (5-1) took his first loss of the season despite holding Utah to three earned runs. Abrecht went seven innings, allowing eight hits, while striking out five. Ben Bertelson pitched a scoreless ... Full Story

CU golfers post second best final round team score

  GOLFERS TIE FOR SEVENTH AT BARONA COLLEGIATE CUP SAN DIEGO — The University of Colorado men’s golf team could have gone out there in the rain and wind Friday and tanked things after a disappointing opening two rounds here in the Barona Collegiate Cup. Instead, the Buffaloes gutted it out, posted the second best final round score and finished tied for seventh in the 16-team event. CU was able to zoom up six spots in the standings as fairly heavy rain fell for about three hours ... Full Story

Air Force 5, Hawaii-Hilo 2 in men’s tennis

The Air Force men’s tennis team halted a three-match losing streak with a 5-2 victory over Hawaii-Hilo Thursday in Waipahu, Hawaii. With the victory, Air Force improved to 9-5 this spring. UHH opened the match by winning the doubles point. Air Force did, however, win the No. 2 doubles match as senior Taylor Soster and freshman Lucas Marin-Salcedo downed Ryan Coffey and Bryan Canavan, 8-4. Soster and Marin-Salcedo joined three other Falcons to win in singles. Soster was the first off the ... Full Story

Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss

Measurements of winter Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss, says CU-Boulder Study The 2011 Arctic sea ice extent maximum that marks the beginning of the melt season appears to be tied for the lowest ever measured by satellites, say scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. The CU-Boulder research team believes the lowest annual maximum ice extent of 5,650,000 square miles occurred on March 7. The maximum ice extent was 463,000 square miles ... Full Story

Air Force baseball downed by #24 Wichita State 6-0

WICHITA, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 6-0 contest at #24 Wichita State Wednesday afternoon at Eck Stadium. The loss dropped the Falcons to 11-12 on the season, while the Shockers improved to 15-6. Five Wichita State pitchers combined to shutout the Falcons, scattering eight hits. Shocker starting pitcher Zach Beringer (1-1) picked up the win, striking out five in 3.2 innings. Beringer was given the win based on a predetermined pitch count. The first eight batters in Air Force’s ... Full Story

Hawaii 7, Air Force 0 in men’s tennis

The University of Hawai`i men's tennis team handed Air Force its second loss in as many days with a 7-0 win over the Falcons Tuesday afternoon at the UH Tennis Complex. The Rainbow Warriors improved to 3-8 on the season, while the Falcons fell to 8-5. Hawai’i opened with wins at all three doubles matches to claim a 1-0 lead. The closest match was at the No. 2 spot, where senior Taylor Soster and freshman Lucas Marin-Salcedo lost 8-7(3) to Jeremy Tweedt and David Schuster. In singles ... Full Story

Air Force baseball downed by #24 Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 10-2 contest at #24 Wichita State Tuesday night at Eck Stadium. The loss snapped the Falcons’ four-game winning streak and dropped the team to 11-11 on the season, while the Shockers improved to 14-6. Wichita State led 5-0 early on, after scoring three in the first and two in the third, and was never really threatened by the Falcons. Shocker starting pitcher Charlie Lowell (4-2) struck out 10 in 5.2 innings to pick up the win. The Falcons ... Full Story

Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of

March 20, 2011 Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of Portland With 10-2 Win Sunday USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball completed a four-game series sweep of Portland with a 10-2 win Sunday at Falcon Field.  The Falcons have now won five of their last six and improve to 11-10, while the Pilots fell to 8-10.  Air Force completed its first series sweep of an opponent since 2003 and has its first four-game winning streak since 2002. The Falcons continued to get solid ... Full Story

Field Event Athletes Pace Falcons at UC Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. – Highlighted by five first-place finishes and multiple incursions to the program’s all-time top-10 list, the Air Force track and field team opened the 2011 outdoor season on Saturday, March 19, with an impressive showing at the UC Irvine Spring Break Collegiate Invitational in Irvine, Calif. Junior Rob Drye paced the Falcons with two improvements on the Academy’s top-10 list. Drye won the hammer throw with the second-best toss in Academy history at 202’11”. ... Full Story

AFA Women’s Gymnastics team places second

Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong Share Beam Title at MPSF Championships USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Highlighted by seniors Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong sharing the conference title on the balance beam with career-best scores, the Air Force women’s gymnastics team finished second at the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Saturday, March 19, at the Academy’s Cadet West Gym. Dutton and Wong tallied career-best scores of 9.775 on the balance beam to win their first ... Full Story

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